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Steve Carell, one of America's most versatile comics, was born Steven John Carell on August 16, 1962, in Concord, Massachusetts. He is the son of Harriet Theresa (Koch), a psychiatric nurse, and Edwin A. Carell, an electrical engineer. His mother was of Polish descent and his father, of Italian and German ancestry (Steve's grandfather had changed ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 33 wins & 120 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Office
The Office Michael Scott
(2005-2013)
Despicable Me
(2010)

Filmography

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 2019 Minecraft: The Movie (announced)
Steve (rumored)
 2018 The Women of Marwen (filming)
Mark Hogancamp
 2018 Backseat (filming)
Donald Rumsfeld
 2018 Beautiful Boy (post-production)
David Sheff
 2017 Last Flag Flying
Larry 'Doc' Shepherd
 2017 Battle of the Sexes
Bobby Riggs
 2017 Despicable Me 3
Gru / Dru (voice)
 2016 Café Society
Phil Stern
 2015 The Big Short
Mark Baum
 2015 Freeheld
Steven Goldstein
 2015 Minions
Young Gru (voice)
 2014 9 Kisses (Short)
Man on Bench
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
The Ragtime Gals
- Mark Wahlberg/Kevin Nealon (2014) ... The Ragtime Gals
 2014 Foxcatcher
John du Pont
 2014/I Neighbors
TV News (uncredited)
 2013 Panic in the Mailroom (Short)
Gru (voice, uncredited)
 2013 Puppy (Short)
Gru (uncredited)
 2013 Training Wheels (Video short)
Gru (voice, uncredited)
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Brick Tamland
 2013 Pharrell Williams: Happy (Video short)
Dancer (uncredited)
 2013 Web Therapy (TV Series)
Jackson Pickett
- Believe It or Not (2013) ... Jackson Pickett
- Who Doesn't Love Musicals? (2013) ... Jackson Pickett
- Relax, Reboot, Revenge (2013) ... Jackson Pickett
 2013 Despicable Me 2
Gru (voice)
 2005-2013 The Office (TV Series)
Michael Scott
- Finale (2013) ... Michael Scott (uncredited)
- Goodbye, Michael (2011) ... Michael Scott
- Michael's Last Dundies (2011) ... Michael Scott
- Training Day (2011) ... Michael Scott
- Garage Sale (2011) ... Michael Scott
 2013 The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
Burt Wonderstone
 2013 The Way Way Back
Trent
 2012 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Dan Gillick
- Penny-Wiseguys (2012) ... Dan Gillick (voice)
 2012 Hope Springs
Doctor Feld
 2012 Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem 3D (Video short)
Gru (voice)
 2011 Life's Too Short (TV Series)
Steve Carell
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... Steve Carell
 1996-2011 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Gary / Big Head
- Ed Helms/Paul Simon (2011) ... Gary / Big Head (voice)
- LeBron James/Kanye West (2007) ... Gary (voice)
- Senator John McCain/The White Stripes (2002) ... Gary (voice, as Steven Carell)
- Josh Hartnett/Pink (2002) ... Gary (voice)
- Britney Spears (2000) ... Gary (voice, as Steven Carell)
 2010 Dinner for Schmucks
Barry
 2010 Despicable Me (Video Game)
Gru (voice)
 2010 Despicable Me
Gru (voice)
 2010 Date Night
Phil Foster
 2008 Get Smart
Maxwell Smart
 2008 Horton Hears a Who!
Mayor (voice)
 2007 Stories USA
Mark (segment "Street of Pain")
 2007 Dan in Real Life
Dan
 2007 Evan Almighty
Evan Baxter
 2007 The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show (TV Series)
Brian
- T-Bones TV (2007) ... Brian
 2006 Hammy's Boomerang Adventure (Video short)
Hammy (voice)
 2006 Over the Hedge
Hammy (voice)
 2006 American Storage (Short)
Rich
 2006 Little Miss Sunshine
Frank Ginsberg
 2005 Bewitched
Uncle Arthur
 2004 Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (Video)
Brick Tamland
 2004 Melinda and Melinda
Walt
 2004 Sleepover
Sherman
 2004 Come to Papa (TV Series)
Blevin
- The Crush (2004) ... Blevin
- The Salad (2004) ... Blevin
- The Pep Talk (2004) ... Blevin
- The Tire Guy (2004) ... Blevin
 2004 Fillmore! (TV Series)
Mr. Delancey
- Field Trip of the Just (2004) ... Mr. Delancey (voice)
 2002-2003 Watching Ellie (TV Series)
Edgar
- Feud (2003) ... Edgar
- Fruit Shots (2003) ... Edgar
- Buskers (2003) ... Edgar
- Date (2003) ... Edgar
- TV (2003) ... Edgar
 2003 Bruce Almighty
Evan Baxter (as Steven Carell)
 2003 Street of Pain (Short)
Mark
 2003 The Lunchbox Chronicles (TV Movie)
Phillip
 2002 Outlaw Golf (Video Game)
Commentator (voice, as Steven Carell)
 2000 H.U.D. (TV Movie) (as Steven Carell)
 2000 Strangers with Candy (TV Series)
- Behind Blank Eyes (2000) ... (credit only)
 1999 Suits
United Standards 2 (as Steven Carell)
 1998 Just Shoot Me! (TV Series)
Mr. Weiland
- Funny Girl (1998) ... Mr. Weiland
 1998 Homegrown
Party Extra with Funny Pants (uncredited)
 1998 Tomorrow Night
Mail Room Guy Without Glasses
 1997 Over the Top (TV Series)
Yorgo Galfanikos
- Acting Out (1997) ... Yorgo Galfanikos
- The Nemesis (1997) ... Yorgo Galfanikos
- The Kernel (1997) ... Yorgo Galfanikos
- I'm Bonnie, I'm Clyde (1997) ... Yorgo Galfanikos
- Pilot ... Yorgo Galfanikos
 1996 The Dana Carvey Show (TV Series)
Various Characters / Tin Man
- Episode #1.8 (1996) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.7 (1996) ... Various Characters / Tin Man
- The Szechuan Dynasty Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... Various Characters
- The Pepsi Stuff Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... Various Characters
- The Diet Mug Root Beer Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... Various Characters
 1991 Life As We Know It! (TV Movie) (as Steven Carell)
 1991 Curly Sue
Tesio (as Steven Carell)
Show Show Producer (10 credits)
Show Show Writer (6 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (12 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (201 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (23 credits)

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Other Works:

Music video for Pharrell Williams: "Happy". See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Interviews | 13 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Steven Carel | Steve Carel | Steven Carell | Steven Carrel | Steven Carrell | Steve Carrell

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

(2005, on a pre-acting job) I worked the third shift at a convenience store for a few months. At four in the morning most people are looking for cigarettes, porn or one of those shriveled, angry-looking hot dogs from the rotating grill. One night, though, a woman came in during the wee hours. She looked a bit distraught as she paid at the counter. She paused for a moment, looked up at me and ... See more »

Trivia:

The scene in The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), where Andy has his chest hair removed, required five cameras set up for the shot. It was Carell's real chest hair which was ripped out in the scene. Carell told director Judd Apatow just before shooting the scene: "It has to be real. It won't be as funny if it's mocked up or if it's special effect. You have to see that this is really happening." The ... See more »

Trademark:

Often plays characters who derive humor from awkward situations See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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