Steve Martin opens up about becoming a father for the first time at 67

He’s one of the most beloved comedians of all time and while many assumed he was taking it slow, it
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Actor Steve Martin has opened up about parenting later in life.

He’s one of the most beloved comedians of all time and while many assumed he was taking it slow, it turns out Steve Martin has been run off his feet with his three-year-old daughter!

Now 71, Steve became a father for the first time when he was 67 years old. His wife Anne Stringfield, 44, gave birth to their little girl nearly four years ago, ramping up Steve’s life just as the rest of us are slowing down!

The couple’s little girl is called Conquistador, and while most people might think becoming a parent so late in life would be tiring it turns out it had the opposite effect on Steve.

“You’re all set and secure in life, and you’re not building your career, so you have a lot of time. When I was younger, I was selfish and focused on my career,” he told The Daily Telegraph.

“Now I’m just hanging around the house playing with (my daughter). It’s great.”

Hmmm, is that enough to convince you to have another one?

The actor also spoke how his life has changed over the past few years, saying he doesn’t get bothered by fans for autographs much anymore because young people don’t know who he is!

“I haven’t done that since the ’80s. That was a little thing I did. People were puzzled by it,” he said.

“To hear about it, though, it sounds funny. People want selfies now.

“I’m not sure the younger generation knows what autographs are. I don’t think they even know who I am, either, so it’s not really a problem.”

Are you a fan of Steve Martin? Would you ever want to have a kid in your 60s?

  1. Dianne Evans  

    Good luck to him I am happy to be a grandparent thanks.

    • joanna galea  

      I agree

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  2. Vicky Ryan  

    From my own experience of having been born to a 69year old dad, it is not great. The years of worrying about when they will die and the problems with the other kids at school not believing he was my dad and not my grandfather. Left a life of missing my dad. Loved the years with him but left too many years without him.

  3. Marc  

    I’m 63 married to a much younger Filipina. I will soon be in the same boat as Steve. I am looking forward to it. I just hope my child doesn’t have the same regrets as Vicky Ryan above.

  4. Donald Anderson  

    I became a father for the first time at 30. that was a wonderful experience. Then I got a new partner at 52 and we had to wait ten years for another child and it i has been even better the second time. my second son has made me feel young again and has given me a really good reason to live a long time.

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