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The Best Steve Martin Characters of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 1.1k votes 134 voters 4.3k views40 items

List RulesVote 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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  • 1
    55
    9

    Dr. Michael Hfuhruhurr

    The Man with Two Brains
  • 2
    52
    10

    C.D Bales

    Roxanne
  • 3
    40
    6

    Rigby Reardon

    Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
  • 4
    38
    9

    Roger Cobb

    All of Me
  • 5
    37
    9
  • 6
    35
    11

    Sergeant Bilko

    Master Sergeant Ernest G. Bilko
  • 7
    30
    11

    Robert K. Bowfinger

    Bowfinger
  • 8
    25
    8

    Jonas Nightengale

    Leap of Faith
  • 9
    24
    8

    Harris K. Telemacher

    L.A. Story
  • 10
    23
    9

    Neal Page

    Planes, Trains and Automobiles
  • 11
    20
    7

    Orin Scrivello/ DDS

    Little Shop of Horrors
  • 12
    25
    13

    Lucky Day

    ¡Three Amigos!
  • 13
    23
    12

    Freddy Benson

    Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
  • 14
    18
    7

    Larry Hubbard

    The Lonely Guy
  • 15
    24
    14

    George Banks

    Father of the Bride, Father of the Bride Part II
  • 16
    18
    7

    Newton Davis

    Housesitter
  • 17
    18
    7

    Peter Sanderson

    Bringing Down the House
  • 18
    16
    5

    Arthur Parker

    Pennies from Heaven
  • 19
    16
    5

    Steven

    The Absent-Minded Waiter
  • 20
    18
    8

    Ray Patterson (voice)

    The Simpsons
  • 21
    15
    7

    Gil Buckman

    Parenthood
  • 22
    16
    8

    Barry Waterman

    Baby Mama
  • 23
    16
    8

    Henry Clark

    The Out-of-Towners
  • 24
    14
    8

    Dr. Maxwell Edison

    Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
  • 25
    12
    7

    Hotep (voice)

    The Prince of Egypt