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Steve Martin

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

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