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Steve Martin on eve of his AFI award: 'I never had a vision for my career'

Steve Martin on eve of his AFI award: 'I never had a vision for my career'

Since his breakout role as the sweetly naive Navin Johnson in director Carl Reiner's 1979 hit "The Jerk" and the three Reiner collaborations that followed — "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid," "The Man With Two Brains" and "All of Me" — Steve Martin has made about 40 films, most recently the animated hit "Home." Two days after this interview, he was to report to work on Ang Lee's forthcoming "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk," in which he plays the owner of a professional football team. "I never had a vision for my career," Martin said. "So I kind of do what comes along that I like."...

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