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Steve Carell Bio

528_10905.jpgBorn: 1962
Age: 51 Years Old
Status: Alive
Nationality: American
Profession: Actor

  • 1962- born on August 16th in Concord, Massachusetts
  • 1991- first screen role in Curly Sue
  • 1999- appeared as active correspondent on The Daily Show for six years
  • 2003- played Evan Baxter in Bruce Almighty
  • 2004- played Brick Tamland in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
  • 2005- starred in the American version of The Office where he played Michael Scott and won numerous awards, including a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series or Musical
  • 2005- starred in The 40-Year-Old Virgin
  • 2006- starred in Little Miss Sunshine
  • 2007- played Evan Baxter again in spin-off film Evan Almighty
  • 2007- played himself in Knocked Up
  • 2008- starred in action comedy Get Smart, based on a TV series
  • 2010- voiced lead role in animated hit Despicable Me
  • 2011- starred in Crazy, Stupid Love
  • 2013- starred in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone as titular character alongside comedy legend Jim Carrey
  • 2013- reprised role in Despicable Me 2
  • 2013- played Brick Tamland again in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Steve Carell is best known for his appearances on The Daily Show and the hit TV series The Office but has recently garnered much critical acclaim and financial success from his film work. In addition to his cameos and small roles in comedy films, Carell has lately taken a more lead actor role and has branched off into more serious work. At the Cannes Film Festival, his role in Foxcatcher has already received enormous critical response.

Carell grew up in a large Catholic family and has three older brothers. He and his wife Nancy Carell, both of whom as Saturday Night Live alums, have two children together, a boy and a girl. He and Nancy met while he was teaching an improve class at Second City.