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The Best Steve Martin Characters of All Time 

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Updated October 13, 2018 901 votes 123 voters 3.9k views 40 items

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
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles
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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
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¡Three Amigos!
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Little Shop of Horrors
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Rigby Reardon Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
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The Man with Two Brains
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Father of the Bride, Father of the Bride Part II
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C.D Bales Roxanne
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Gil Buckman Parenthood
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Georg Festrunk (Himself) Saturday Night Live
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All of Me
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Insolent Waiter The Muppet Movie
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The Pink Panther, The Pink Panther 2
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Stu Preissler The Big Year
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Vincent 'Vinnie' Antonelli My Blue Heaven
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Robert K. Bowfinger Bowfinger
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Larry Hubbard The Lonely Guy
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Harris K. Telemacher L.A. Story
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Sergeant Bilko Master Sergeant Ernest G. Bilko
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Arthur Parker Pennies from Heaven
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The Absent-Minded Waiter
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Newton Davis Housesitter
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Tom Baker Cheaper by the Dozen, Cheaper by the Dozen 2
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Jonas Nightengale Leap of Faith