Steve Martin: The Great Flydini, England 1987

From The Last Resort with Jonathan Ross, Steve Martin's first ever UK appearance.

The producers of the show stuffed the audience with as many American tourists as they could button-hole on the streets of London.

Since Steve was then a virtual unknown in England and they were afraid the audience wouldn't laugh.

Steve Martin: Billie Jean, The New Show

R.I.P. Michael Jackson. Steve Martin performs his rendition of "Billie Jean" on The New Show, a short-lived spinoff of Saturday Night Live. This is from a 26-year-old VHS tape, so please forgive the poor video quality.

Steve Martin: Makings of a Comedy Legend

The best comedy looks effortless, but a comedian's job is never easy.

Steve Martin is a master of stand-up comedy and shares his journey in his best-selling memoir, Born Standing Up.

The book isn't full of comedy tips, but is an adventure through the struggles of being funny.

Steve Martin is The Jerk: Official Trailer, 1979

The Jerk Trailer - Directed by Carl Reiner and starring Steve Martin Bernadette Peters Catlin Adams Mabel King and Richard Ward After discovering he's not really black like the rest of his family, likable dimwit Navin Johnson runs off on a hilarious misadventure in this comedy classic that takes him from rags to riches and back to rags again. The slaphappy jerk strikes it rich, but life in the fast lane isn't all it's cracked up to be and, in the end, all that really matters to Johnson is his true love.

Universal - 1979

Steve Martin on the Gong Show

The Gong Show. Here, Steve Martin is one of the panelist and a great performer. Steve M. was playing the banjo. Too Bad Mr. Barris had to ruin his act. Plus you see a short magic performance. Chuck Barris is the host. The name of the piece is "Foggy Mountain Breakdown".

Steve Martin has his own album of his music. He was also featured and performed on American Idol season 8 finale.