Steve turned down the role of Josh in Big (a role that went to Tom Hanks).
Steve's charitable activities include working with kids-oriented agencies such as Friends of the Children/Bridges, The Starlight Foundation, and the Entertainment Industry Foundation.
Steve is an avid surfer and golfer.
In 1993, Steve directed a CBS Schoolbreak Special, Love Off Limits, which dealt with the acceptance of homosexuality.
Steve is Jewish.
Steve was married to Denise Bixler from 1988 to 1992. They are now divorced.
His production company, "Mr. Kirby Productions", is named after his high school drama teacher.
In 2002, Steve was named honorary mayor of Pacific Palisades, California, USA.
Steve graduated From Plainedge High School in North Massapequa, New York.
Steve's height is 6' (1.83 m).
Steve Guttenberg: (revealing he will reprise his role as Michael Kellam in a new 3 Men and a Baby movie) (We) are looking to make another 3 Men and a Baby movie. It's called 3 Men and a Bride. The script is pretty much written and we are really keen to get that made. We're very hopeful.
Steve Guttenberg: The job of an artist is to keep popping up different holes, keep doing different things that interest his audience and interest himself.
Steve Guttenberg: If you put down a list of jobs, doctor, lawyer, janitor, teacher or movie star, everybody would pick the movie star. And why? So you could lie around the pool, drink margaritas and send money to your parents. So that's what I did.
Steve Guttenberg: I've only had good experiences with actors. Starring next to them and directing them, for the most part they're all inspiring, special people.
Steve Guttenberg: I've made a lot of people a lot of money, and I've made a lot of people really happy. I've entertained millions and millions of people.
Steve Guttenberg: I'm somebody who's really contributed to culture. Popular culture.
Steve Guttenberg: For 15 years I did two to three movies a year, sometimes four. I didn't get to spend time building my personal life.
Steve Guttenberg: Everyone keeps asking me, What are you doing? I say, Why do I need to do anything? I'm rich.