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Steve Martin Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Stephen Glenn Martin
    • Made by:
    • Merily Meedla, Sandra Järv, Hedvig Lillo
    • Teacher:
    • Estra Tõnisson
  • 2. Biography
    • Stephen Glenn Martin
    • Height: 6' (1.83 m)
    • Born: 14 August 1945 in Waco, Texas
    • Best Known As: Comic star of The Jerk and Saturday Night Live
  • 3. Early life
    • the son of Mary Lee Martin and Glenn Vernon Martin
    • a real estate salesman and an aspiring actor
    • raised in Garden Grove, California
    • Irish, Scottish and English descent
    • first job was at Disneyland
  • 4. Interesting facts
    • vegetarian
    • he has been involved with famous artists
    • His first film was short, “The-Absent-Minded Waiter”, the seven-minute long film
  • 5. Marries
    • he was married to actress Victoria Tennant (1986 until 1994)
    • on July 28, 2007, Martin married Anne Stringfield (at the picture)
  • 6. Movie career
    • first film was a short, The Absent-Minded Waiter
    • first feature film appearance was in the musical Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
    • Martin co-wrote and starred in his first full-length movie, The Jerk
    • The Pink Panther
  • 7. The Jerk
    • Steve Martin’s first starring role in a feature film
    • Total Film magazine voted The Jerk the 48th greatest comedy film of all time
    • #20 on Bravo's "100 Funniest Movies“
    • #89 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs
  • 8. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3Vp9fQ616k
    • The Jerk
  • 9. The Pink Panther
    • a family comedy film
    • a reboot of the popular comedy series
    • it was panned by critics and holds a 24% score on Rotten Tomatoes
  • 10. Awards
    • Pennies from Heaven 1981 Golden Globe
    • All of Me 1984 Golden Globe 
    • All of Me 1984 New York Film Critics Circle
    • Roxanne 1986 L.A. Film Critics Association
    • Parenthood 1989 Golden Globe
    • Father of the Bride II 1995 Golden Globe 
  • 11. Steve's q uotes
    • „ The greatest thing you can do is surprise yourself.“
    • „ What is comedy? Comedy is the art of making people laugh without making them puke.“
    • „ What is a movie star? A movie star is many things. They can be tall, short, thin, or skinny. They can be Democrats . . . or skinny.“
  • 12. Used literature
    • http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000188/
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Martin
    • http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Steve_Martin
    • http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000188/bio
    • Pictures
    • www.google.com