Fictional Characters The Best Steve Martin Characters of All Time  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Steve Martin character or performance, which doesn't have to be their best movie.

Steve Martin characters list, ranked from best to worst with clips from the movie when available. These Steve Martin roles include both movie and television appearances when available. The list you're viewing contains items like Inspector Clouseau and Freddy Benson. The ability to play any kind of role is what makes an actor or actress great, and the diversity of the characters listed below is a testament to that.

If you're asking yourself, "Who is the best Steve Martin character?" or "What are the top Steve Martin performances of all time?" then this list will help you out.

Do you think the best performance isn't as high as it should be? Then vote it up so that it can be number one. You can also make your own version of this greatest Steve Martin performances list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.
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The Jerk

2
33 8
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

3
32 9
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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

4
33 12
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¡Three Amigos!

5
34 14
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Father of the Bride, Father of the Bride Part II

6
27 9
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The Man with Two Brains

7
25 8
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C.D Bales Roxanne

8
20 4
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Rigby Reardon Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

9
22 6
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Little Shop of Horrors

10
23 8
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Gil Buckman Parenthood

11
15 4
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Georg Festrunk (Himself) Saturday Night Live

12
19 8
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All of Me

13
17 7
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Insolent Waiter The Muppet Movie

14
22 15
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The Pink Panther, The Pink Panther 2

15
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Vincent 'Vinnie' Antonelli My Blue Heaven

16
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Stu Preissler The Big Year

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15 10
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Robert K. Bowfinger Bowfinger

18
16 12
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Sergeant Bilko Master Sergeant Ernest G. Bilko

19
12 8
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Harris K. Telemacher L.A. Story

20
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Larry Hubbard The Lonely Guy

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14 11
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Tom Baker Cheaper by the Dozen, Cheaper by the Dozen 2

22
9 6
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Newton Davis Housesitter

23
8 5
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The Absent-Minded Waiter

24
11 9
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Jonas Nightengale Leap of Faith

25
7 5
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Arthur Parker Pennies from Heaven

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9 8
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Peter Sanderson Bringing Down the House

27
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Mr. Chairman Looney Tunes: Back in Action

28
9 9
Ray Patterson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Steve Martin Characters of All Time
Ray Patterson (voice) The Simpsons

29
8 8
Henry Clark is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Steve Martin Characters of All Time
Henry Clark The Out-of-Towners

30
7 7
Gavin Volure is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Steve Martin Characters of All Time
Gavin Volure 30 Rock

31
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Dr. Maxwell Edison Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

32
8 9
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Barry Waterman Baby Mama

33
6 7
Hotep is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Steve Martin Characters of All Time
Hotep (voice) The Prince of Egypt

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Adam Schaffer It's Complicated

35
5 6
Davis is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Steve Martin Characters of All Time
Grand Canyon

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Frank Sangster Novocaine

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Julian 'Jimmy' Dell The Spanish Prisoner

38
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Ray Porter Shopgirl

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5 8
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Philip Mixed Nuts

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Michael McCann A Simple Twist of Fate