Steve Martin Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 14 pages of information about the life of Steve Martin.
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"Steve Martin may have started out as the Jerk, but he has ended up as the Legend," noted Susan M. Kirschbaum writing for In Style. The legend in this case was Martin's commendation by the American Museum of the Moving Image in 2000. For more than four decades, comedian Martin has been keeping audiences laughing. "Well, EX-CUUUUSE MEEEE!!!" Martin would roar during his stand-up comedy routine, his entire body shaking with indignation, and the audience, many sporting giant bunny ears or a fake arrow through the head, erupting with howls, cheers, and an ovation comparable to those heard at rock concerts. The bizarre incongruity of a junior-executive type wearing balloons on his head, latex nose and glasses, and a white, custom-tailored, three-piece suit struck the perfect chord with American audiences in the 1970s. Martin's sudden attacks of "happy feet" took him lurching across the stage; he twisted balloons into...

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