American actor, novelist, musician and non-fiction writer.
Steve Martin is a legendary writer, actor, musician, and performer. His film credits include Father of the Bride, Parenthood, The Spanish Prisoner, and Bringing Down the House, as well as Roxanne, L.A. Story, and Bowfinger, for which he also wrote the screenplays. He's won Emmys for his television writing, two Grammys for comedy albums, and a Grammy for his banjo album, The Crow.
In addition to a play, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, he has written a bestselling collection of comic pieces, Pure Drivel, a bestselling children’s book, The Alphabet from A to Y with Bonus Letter, Z!, and two bestselling novellas: Shopgirl, which was made into a movie, and The Pleasure of My Company. His work appears frequently in The New Yorker and the New York Times.