Co-hosted the 82nd Academy Awards with Alec Baldwin; earned an Emmy nomination in 2010 for Outstanding Special Class Programs (shared with Adam Shankman, Bill Mechanic, Michael B. Seligman, and Baldwin)
Appeared as a Joel Silveresque film producer in "Grand Canyon"
Delivered a strong supporting turn as a mysterious businessman in David Mamet's "The Spanish Prisoner"
First time as host of "Saturday Night Live" (NBC)
Had featured role in Stanley Tucci's drama "Joe Gould's Secret"
Portrayed a lawyer whose body is possessed by a millionairess (Lily Tomlin) in Reiner's "All of Me"
Re-teamed with Keaton for the sequel "Father of the Bride II"
Released his first all-music album <i>The Crow: New Songs for the 5-String Banjo</i>
Voiced Hotep in the animated feature "The Prince of Egypt"
Wrote and starred in the comedy "Bowfinger"
Wrote the English-language adaptation of Carl Sterheim's "Die Hose," retitled "The Underpants"; performed at NYC's Classic Stage Company
Co-starred with Claire Danes in the feature adaptation of his novella "Shopgirl"
First screen pairing with Goldie Hawn, "Housesitter"
Hosted the NBC TV specials "Steve Martin: Comedy Is Not Pretty" and "All Commercials - A Steve Martin Special"
Joined an ensemble cast for Ron Howard's "Parenthood"
Portrayed Inspector Clouseau, in prequel to the 1964 Peter Sellers original film "The Pink Panther"; also co-wrote the screenplay
Re-teamed with Hawn for the remake of "The Out-of-Towners"
Received a Grammy nomination for Best Spoken word for "The Pleasure of My Company"
Reprised role of Inspector Clouseau for "The Pink Panther 2"
Starred as the father of twelve children in the comedy "Cheaper by the Dozen"
TV debut as a regular on ABC's variety hour "The Ken Berry 'Wow' Show"; also wrote for the show
Wrote and acted in the short film "The Absent-Minded Waiter"; produced through his company The Aspen Film Society; earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Live-Action Short
Wrote for various comedy-variety shows beginning with "The Summer Smothers Brothers Comedy Show" (CBS)
Co-starred with Meryl Streep in the comedy "It's Complicated"; directed by Nancy Meyers
Co-starred with Rick Moranis in the comedy "My Blue Heaven"
Earned a Grammy nomination for Best Spoken Word for the album <i>Born Standing Up</i>
First acting role was playing Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in his second-grade play
First collaboration with director Carl Reiner, "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid"
First film as producer, "Three Amigos!"; also co-wrote and co-starred
Hosted the annual telecast of the Academy Awards; received an Emmy nomination
Playwriting debut, "Picasso at the Lapin Agile"
Published first novella <i>Shopgirl</i>
Starred onstage with Robin Williams in the Lincoln Center Theater production of "Waiting for Godot"
Teamed with Diane Keaton in the remake of "Father of the Bride"
Worked at part-time at Disneyland, performing magic tricks at Merlin's Cave and appearing in Wally Boag's "It's Vaudeville Again"
Co-starred alongside Queen Latifah as a lonely attorney in "Bringing Down the House."
Earned an Emmy nomination for his guest-starring role on NBC's "30 Rock" as eccentric businessman Gavin Volure
Feature acting debut, "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
First dramatic performance, "Pennies From Heaven"
First film as co-writer, "The Jerk"; also played the lead role
Played a memorable role as a sadistic dentist in "Little Shop of Horrors"; first collaboration with Rick Moranis
Made first appearance on "The Tonight Show" (NBC)
Played himself in "The Venice Project," starring Lauren Bacall and Dennis Hopper
Reprised role for "Cheaper By the Dozen 2"
Updated "Silas Marner" as "A Simple Twist of Fate"; wrote, produced and starred
Wrote and starred in the modern day remake of "Cyrano de Bergerac" entitled "Roxanne"
Co-starred opposite Owen Wilson and Jack Black in the comedy feature "The Big Year"