Steve Martin by David Shankbone- Wikimedia Commons Steve Martin by David Shankbone- Wikimedia Commons

et Inspires: Quote of the Day

Thu, Sep. 14, 2017
CAIRO - 14 September 2017: “I have always believed that there are funny people everywhere, but they are just not comedians. In fact, some of my best comedic inspirations were not professional entertainers.” – Steve Martin

Martin is an American comedian, actor, and writer who first gained notice as a writer. He was born on September 14, 1945. In 1967, he was a writer for the television show “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour”. He started appearing on TV in "The Steve Allen Show" in 1969 and "The Virginia Graham Show", in 1970.

In the mid-1970s, he became a very popular comedian. One of his memorable performances is his role as Navin R. Johnson the Cat Juggler in the comedy film "The Jerk" (1979). He was also noticed for his character in the "Father of the Bride" in 1991.

Fun Facts:
● He was a cheerleader in his school.
● His first job was at Disney, and he was selling guide books.
● He appeared on the dating game 'The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour' before becoming a writer on the

Another Quote for the road:
“I loved to make people laugh in high school, and then I found I loved being on stage in front of people. I am sure that is some kind of ego trip or a way to overcome shyness. I was very kind of shy and reserved, so there is a way to be on stage and be performing and balance your life out”- Steve Martin.

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