Woah! Before you start spouting off about the Pink Panther remakes, Sgt Bilko, Cheaper By The Dozen, Housesitter, Baby Mama and a couple of other excruciatingly unfunny movies he’s made over the last few years let us just remind you that he starred in The Jerk. That’s it, a sound and solid defence which rebuffs any and all criticism whilst at the same time completely absolves the man of all previous comedic crimes. He starred in The Jerk!
Outwith the Hollywood movie studios Steve Martin remains an exceptionally humorous and hilarious individual and thanks to a recent Twitter pic from film director Judd Apatow of a letter he recieved from the star when he was just a young boy, here are two other reasons why Steve Martin remains a bona fide comedy legend. Suck on that Dennis Pennis.
Exhibit A. Steve Martin’s personal business card:
Exhibit B. Steve Martin’s Twitter account:
Exhibit C. A personal letter he sent to film director and fellow funnyman Judd Apatow back in the late 70s/early 80s, when Apatow was just a young lad.