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Steve Carell

Steven John "Steve" Carell (born August 16, 1962) is an American actor, comedian, voice artist, producer, director and writer. Carell became famous for his roles in the television series The Daily Show with Jon Stewart from 1999 to 2004, and The Office from 2005 onwards. He has also starred in several Hollywood films, including Anchorman, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Little Miss Sunshine, Evan Almighty, Dan in Real Life, Get Smart, Date Night and Dinner for Schmucks; and voiced characters in the animated films Over the Hedge, Horton Hears a Who!, and Despicable Me. Carell was nominated as "America's funniest man" in Life magazine. He received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in the Television Comedy Series for his lead role of Michael Scott for the American television series The Office during 2006. Early life Carell, the youngest of four sons, was born at Emerson Hospital in Concord, Massachusetts, and was raised in nearby Acton by his parents, Harriet T. (née Koch), a psychiatric nurse, and Edwin A. Carell, an electrical engineer. His maternal uncle, Stanley Koch, was a glassblower who worked with Allen B. DuMont to create cathode ray tubes. Carell's paternal grandfather was Italian; his father was born with the surname "Caroselli", later shortening it to "Carell". Carell was raised Roman Catholic. He was educated at The Fenn School and Middlesex School. Carell played the fife, performing with other members of his family, and later joined a reenacting group portraying the 10th (North Lincoln) Regiment of Foot. Carell attributed this to his interest in history, in which he earned his degree from Denison University in Granville, Ohio in 1984. He originally aspired to become a radio broadcaster, deejaying at WDUB in Granville. Early career Before opting for a career as a performer, Carell claims that he worked as a mail carrier in Littleton, Massachusetts. He later recounted that he quit after a few months because his boss told him he was not very good as a mail carrier; he needed to be more efficient. He planned on attending law school, but was unable to write an explanation on his application form as to why he wanted to be a lawyer. Early in his performing career, Carell acted on the stage in a touring children's theater company and later in the comedy musical, Knat Scatt Private Eye. He also acted in a television commercial for Brown's Chicken during 1989. After that, Carell performed with Chicago troupe The Second City during 1991, where Stephen Colbert was his understudy for a time. That same year, he obtained his first film work in a minor role as Tesio in Curly Sue. During the spring of 1996, he was a cast member of The Dana Carvey Show, a primetime sketch comedy program on ABC. Along with fellow cast member Stephen Colbert, Carell provided the voice of Gary, half of The Ambiguously Gay Duo, the Robert Smigel-produced animated short which continued on Saturday Night Live later that year. While the program lasted only seven episodes, The Dana Carvey Show has since been credited with forging Carell's career. During this time, he also played a supporting character for several series including Come to Papa and the short-lived 1997 Tim Curry situation comedy Over the Top. He has made numerous guest appearances, including on an episode of Just Shoot Me titled "Funny Girl." Other early screen credits include a role in Julia Louis-Dreyfus's short-lived situation comedy Watching Ellie (2002–2003) and Woody Allen's Melinda and Melinda. Carell has also made fun of himself for auditioning for Saturday Night Live but losing the job to Will Ferrell. Carell was a correspondent for The Daily Show from 1999 until 2005, with a number of regular segments including "Even Stephven" with Stephen Colbert and "Produce Pete." Personal life Carell is married to Saturday Night Live alumna Nancy Carell, whom he met when she was a student in an improvisation class he was teaching at Second City. They have two children, Elisabeth Anne "Annie" (born May 25, 2001) and John "Johnny" (born June 2004). Nancy acted with him on The Office as his realtor and short-lived girlfriend Carol Stills, and also cameoed as a sex therapist in The 40 Year Old Virgin. The Carells have a home in Marshfield, Massachusetts. He recently helped to preserve some of the town's history by purchasing the 155-year-old Marshfield Hills General Store, an antique country store well-known for its candy counter. ​


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Born:
Aug 16, 1962 In Concord, Massachusetts, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
125
First Appeared:
In the movie Street of Pain
Latest Project:
Movie Last Flag Flying 2017-11-17
Known For
Poster of Despicable Me
Poster of Little Miss Sunshine
Poster of Bruce Almighty
Poster of Tracey Takes On...
Filmography
Movie Last Flag Flying Larry 'Doc' Shepherd 2017-11-17
Movie Bewitched Uncle Arthur 2017
Movie Battle of the Sexes Bobby Riggs 2017-09-22
Movie Despicable Me 3 Gru / Dru (voice) 2017-06-15
Movie 2009 Golden Globe Awards Red Carpet Special Himself 2016
Movie 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Himself 2016
Movie The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series 2016
Movie The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy 2016
Movie 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Himself 2016
Movie The 59th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series, Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special and Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series 2016
Series Over the Top Yorgo Galfanikos 2016
Movie Tales from the Warner Bros. Lot Himself 2016
Movie We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial Himself 2016
Movie Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Event for Autism Education Himself 2016
Movie The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself 2016
Movie 2011 MTV Movie Awards Himself - Presenter 2016
Series The 6th Annual TV Land Awards Himself 2016
Movie Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education Himself 2016
Series Come to Papa Blevin 2016
Series The Dana Carvey Show Various Characters / ... 2016
Series TV's All-Time Funniest: A Paley Center for Media Special Himself 2016
Movie The 36th Annual People's Choice Awards Himself 2016
Series "E! Live from the Red Carpet" The 2008 Primetime Emmy Awards Himself 2016
Movie Hammy's Boomerang Adventure Hammy 2016
Movie The Teen Choice Awards 2007 Himself 2016
Movie The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Himself 2016
Series TV Guide Live at the Emmy Awards Himself 2016
Movie The Second City's 149 1/2 Edition None 2016
Movie Stand Up to Cancer Himself 2016
Movie 2013 MTV Movie Awards Himself - Presenter 2016
Movie Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2010 Himself 2016
Movie Comic-Con 2007 Live Himself 2016
Movie Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '07 Himself 2016
Movie Street of Pain Mark 2016
Movie Café Society Phil 2016-05-11
Movie The Big Short Mark Baum 2015-12-11
Movie Freeheld Steven Goldstein 2015-10-02
Movie Minions Gru (voice) 2015-06-17
Movie Stories USA Mark 2015-05-21
Movie Foxcatcher John du Pont 2015-01-16
Movie Tomorrow Night Mail Room Guy Without Glasses 2014-01-29
Movie 9 Kisses Man on Bench 2014-12-11
Movie Foxcatcher John du Pont 2014-05-19
Movie Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Ben Cooper 2014-10-08
Movie Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Ben Cooper 2014
Movie The Way Way Back Trent 2013-06-06
Movie Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Brick Tamland 2013-12-18
Movie The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Burt Wonderstone 2013-03-14
Movie Despicable Me 2 Gru (voice) 2013-06-25
Movie Tales from the Warner Bros. Lot Himself 2013-01-15
Movie The Way Way Back Trent 2013-07-26
Movie Pharrell Williams: Happy Himself 2013-11-21
Movie Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Brick Tamland 2013
Movie Minions: Training Wheels Gru (voice) (uncredited) 2013-12-10
Movie Gru's Girls None 2013-12-10
Movie Despicable Me 2 Gru 2013
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the Year Himself 2013-12-26
Movie Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2013 Himself 2013
Movie The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Burt Wonderstone 2013
Movie Seeking a Friend for the End of the World Dodge 2012
Movie Hope Springs Doctor Feld 2012
Movie Hope Springs Dr. Bernie Feld 2012-08-07
Movie Seeking a Friend for the End of the World Dodge Petersen 2012-06-22
Movie Threat Level Midnight: The Movie (A Michael Scott Joint) Agent Michael Scarn 2011-02-17
Movie Crazy, Stupid, Love. Cal 2011
Movie Crazy, Stupid, Love. Cal Weaver 2011-07-29
Movie Dinner for Schmucks Barry 2010-07-30
Movie Despicable Me Gru (voice) 2010-07-08
Movie Despicable Me Gru 2010
Movie Date Night Phil Foster 2010-04-08
Movie 2010 MTV Movie Awards Himself - Presenter 2010
Movie Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education Himself 2010
Movie Despicable Me Gru 2010-07-06
Movie Dinner for Schmucks Barry 2010
Movie Date Night Phil Foster 2010
Series The Office Michael Scott 2009
Movie Get Smart Maxwell Smart 2008-06-19
Movie 2008 MTV Movie Awards Himself 2008
Series Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis Unknown 2008-01-04
Movie Get Smart Maxwell Smart 2008
Movie Horton Hears a Who! Mayor 2008
Movie Dan in Real Life Dan Burns 2007-10-26
Movie Knocked Up Himself (uncredited) 2007-06-01
Movie Evan Almighty Evan Baxter 2007
Movie Dan in Real Life Dan 2007-10-26
Movie Stories USA 2007-11-10
Movie American Storage 2006-05-01
Movie Over the Hedge Hammy (voice) 2006-04-22
Movie Over the Hedge Hammy 2006
Movie Hammy's Boomerang Adventure Hammy (voice) 2006-10-17
Movie Little Miss Sunshine Frank Ginsberg 2006-08-18
Movie Little Miss Sunshine Uncle Frank 2006-07-26
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse Gary 2006
Movie Bewitched Uncle Arthur 2005-06-21
Movie The 40 Year Old Virgin Andy Stitzer 2005-08-11
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie The 40-Year-Old Virgin Andy 2005
Series The Office Unknown 2005-03-24
Series Come to Papa Blevin 2004-06-03
Movie Blueberry 2004-02-09
Movie Sleepover Officer Sherman 2004-07-09
Movie Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Brick Tamland 2004-07-09
Movie Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie Brick Tamland 2004
Movie Sleepover Sherman 2004
Movie Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie Brick Tamland 2004-12-28
Movie Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Brick Tamland 2004
Movie Melinda and Melinda Walt 2004-10-29
Movie Bruce Almighty Evan Baxter 2003-05-23
Movie Bruce Almighty Evan Baxter 2003
Series Watching Ellie Edgar 2002
Series E! Live From the Red Carpet Unknown 2002-01-13
Movie The Campaign Trail to the Road to the White House Himself 2000-07-31
Movie The Greatest Millennium Himself - Correspondent 1999-12-15
Movie Suits United Standards 2 1999-01-10
Movie Tomorrow Night Mail Room Guy Without Glasses 1998-01-23
Series Over the Top Yorgo Galfanikos 1997-10-21
Series The Ambiguously Gay Duo Gary (voice) 1996-09-28
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Tracey Takes On... Evan Baxter 1996-01-24
Movie Curly Sue Tesio 1991-10-24
Movie Curly Sue Tesio 1991-10-25
Movie Willow Edgar 1988-05-01
Series The Bronx Zoo The Mayor of Whoville (voice) 1987-03-19
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series The Academy Awards Steve Carell 1953-03-18