Birth Name: Stephen Glenn Martin
Place of Birth: Waco, McLennan, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 14, 1945
Ethnicity: English, some Scottish, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and German, distant French and Welsh
Steve Martin is an American actor, musician, comedian, writer, producer, and banjo player. His many roles include Planes, Trains and Automobiles, The Jerk, Father of the Bride, Bowfinger, Cheaper by the Dozen, Shop Girl, It’s Complicated, and Only Murders in the Building. He is the son of Mary Lee (Stewart) and Glenn Vernon Martin. He was born in Waco, Texas, and grew up Inglewood, California. He was raised a Southern Baptist.
Steve is married to writer Anne Stringfield, with whom he has a daughter.
Steve’s paternal grandfather was Homer Hall Martin (the son of William Samuel Martin and Elizabeth Jane Martin). Homer was born in Texas. William was the son of John Seil “William” Martin and Harriet E. Driscoll. Elizabeth was the daughter of Robert Washington Martin and Eliza/Elizabeth Boone Smart.
Steve’s paternal grandmother was Dora Lee Holmes (the daughter of Edwin/Edward Henry Holmes and Ida Mae Davenport). Dora was born in Texas. Edwin was the son of Edward Camp Holmes and Leah R. Popham. Ida was the daughter of Elza Alexander Davenport and Frances Catherine/Katherine Ferguson.
Steve’s maternal grandfather was William Marcus Stewart (the son of William R. Stewart and Mollie E. Richardson). Steve’s grandfather William was born in Mississippi.
Steve’s maternal grandmother was Katherine/Kathryn Laura “Kate” Siddall (the daughter of Stephen Jasper Siddall and Minnie Permelia Miller). Katherine was born in Texas. Steve’s great-grandfather Stephen Siddall was the son of Abner S. Y. Siddall. Minnie was the daughter of James Norman Miller and Mary Ann Tisdale.
Genealogy of Steve’s father – https://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Steve’s father (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Steve’s paternal great-grandmother, Elizabeth Jane Martin, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Steve’s maternal great-grandmother, Minnie Permelia Miller – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com