A host of stars paid tribute to Steve Martin as he received the American Film Institute’s life achievement award, its highest honour, on Thursday.
Steve Carell, Diane Keaton and Martin Short were among those who joined Martin at the Los Angeles ceremony.
Tina Fey called him “the first rock star comedian”, while Jack Black sang The Thermos Song from The Jerk.
Martin said, as he received his award”How do I top this parade of stars who have been so, so funny? Easy.