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Steve Carell

Steve CarellAKA Steven John Carell

Born: 16-Aug-1962
Birthplace: Concord, MA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Comic, Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Office manager at Dunder-Mifflin

At Denison University in Ohio, Steve Carell started a touring comedy company with some friends. After graduating in 1984, he moved to Chicago and started taking improv classes and working in theatre, and eventually he joined Chicago's Second City troupe. By 1989, he had worked his way onto Second City's Mainstage. He met his wife, fellow Daily Show senior correspondent Nancy Walls, when she took an improv class he taught at Second City.

Carell's first film was John Hughes' Curly Sue, in 1991. He wrote and performed for The Dana Carvey Show, which lasted two months in 1996. He was also on ABC's brief Tim Curry-Annie Potts comedy Over the Top. On Saturday Night Live's "TV Funhouse", Carell provided the voice of Gary, the sidekick in the recurring "Ambiguously Gay Duo" cartoons, working under superhero Ace, voiced by Stephen Colbert. As a senior correspondent on The Daily Show, Carell's recurring segments included "Slimming Down with Steve", "Ad Nauseam" (critiquing commercials), "Produce Pete", and "Even Stev/phen" (where he argued with Colbert).

From 2005 to 2011, Carell starred in an Americanized version of BBC's The Office, "inspired by" instead of "based on" the original, with Carell as the incompetent boss first performed by Ricky Gervais. The TV show's success allowed Carell to move into film acting as well, with hits including The 40 Year Old Virgin and Little Miss Sunshine.

Father: Edwin A. Carell
Mother: Harriet T. Koch
Wife: Nancy Walls (actress, m. 1995)
Daughter: Elizabeth Anne Carell (b. 25-May-2001)
Son: John Carell (b. Jun-2004)

    High School: Middlesex School, Concord, MA
    University: Denison University (1984)

    Second City Chicago (1988-94)
    Birthday: Miley Cyrus (2008)
    Italian Ancestry Paternal

    TELEVISION
    The Office (U.S.) Michael Scott (2005-11)
    Watching Ellie Edgar (2003)
    The Daily Show Correspondent (1999-2001)
    Over the Top Yorgo Galfanikos (1997)
    The Dana Carvey Show (1996)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (9-Oct-2014)
    Foxcatcher (19-May-2014)
    Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (24-Nov-2013)
    Despicable Me 2 (20-Jun-2013) [VOICE]
    The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (8-Mar-2013)
    The Way, Way Back (21-Jan-2013)
    Hope Springs (8-Aug-2012) · Dr. Feld
    Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (18-Jun-2012) · Dodge
    Crazy, Stupid, Love (28-Jul-2011) · Cal
    Dinner for Schmucks (30-Jul-2010) · Barry
    Despicable Me (20-Jun-2010) · Gru [VOICE]
    Date Night (6-Apr-2010) · Phil Foster
    Get Smart (18-Jun-2008)
    Horton Hears a Who! (3-Mar-2008) [VOICE]
    Dan in Real Life (26-Oct-2007)
    Evan Almighty (21-Jun-2007)
    Little Miss Sunshine (26-Jul-2006)
    Over the Hedge (29-Apr-2006) [VOICE]
    The 40 Year-Old Virgin (11-Aug-2005)
    Bewitched (24-Jun-2005)
    Wake Up, Ron Burgundy (28-Dec-2004)
    Melinda and Melinda (17-Sep-2004) · Walt
    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (9-Jul-2004) · Brick Tamland
    Sleepover (9-Jul-2004) · Sherman
    Bruce Almighty (14-May-2003) · Evan Baxter
    Curly Sue (25-Oct-1991) · Tesio


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