Some movies starring Steve Martin include "The Jerk," "The Pink Panther" and "Bowfinger." He has also appeared in films such as "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid" and "Cheaper By the Dozen."Continue Reading
Martin rose to success in the late 1970s and capitalized on his popularity in 1979, when he starred as Navin Johnson in "The Jerk," which he also wrote. In the 1980s, Martin starred in comedies such as "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid" and "The Man with Two Brains." Some of his most famous films were made during this period, such as "Planes, Trains & Automobiles," "Three Amigos" and "Little Shop of Horrors."
In 1989, Martin began transitioning to dramatic and family films after starring in "Parenthood" alongside Rick Moranis, Dianne Wiest and Keanu Reeves. He then appeared in films such as "Father of the Bride," "Father of the Bride Part II" and "Bowfinger," the last of which co-starred Eddie Murphy.
In 2003, Martin returned to broad comedy, appearing in "Looney Tunes: Back in Action" and "Cheaper By the Dozen." He reprised the latter role in "Cheaper By the Dozen 2" and went on to star as Clouseau in "The Pink Panther" and "The Pink Panther 2."Learn more about Art & Literature