Books by Steve Martin

  • Shopgirl

  • 35,833 ratings
  • January 1st 2000 by Hachette Books
  • Pure Drivel

  • 7,193 ratings
  • September 4th 2003 by Phoenix

    (first published September 16th 1998)

  • Cruel Shoes

  • 2,849 ratings
  • June 1st 1979 by Putnam Publishing Group

    (first published 1977)

Steve Martin
  • Steve Martin

  • Born: in Waco, Texas, The United States.

  • Description: Stephen Glenn "Steve" Martin is an American actor, comedian, writer, playwright, producer, musician, and composer. He was raised in Southern California in a Baptist family, where his early influences were working at Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm and working magic and comedy acts at these and other smaller venues in the area. His ascent to fame picked up when he became a writer for the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, and later became a frequent guest on the Tonight Show.

    In the 1970s, Martin performed his offbeat, absurdist comedy routines before packed houses on national tours. In the 1980s, having branched away from stand-up comedy, he became a successful actor, playwright, and juggler, and eventually earned Emmy, Grammy, and American Comedy awards.