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Steve Carell

1962-08-16 Concord, Massachusetts, USA

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Steven John Carell (born August 16, 1962) is an American actor and comedian. He played Michael Scott in The Office (2005–2011; 2013), NBC’s adaptation of the British series created by Stephen Merchant and Ricky Gervais, where Carell also worked as an occasional producer, writer and director. Carell has received numerous accolades for his performances in both film and television, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy for his work on The Office. He was recognized as "America's Funniest Man" by Life magazine. Carell gained recognition as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart from 1999 to 2005. He went on to star in several comedy films, including Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) and its 2013 sequel, as well as The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Evan Almighty (2007), Get Smart (2008), Date Night (2010), Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), and The Way, Way Back (2013). He also voice acted in Over the Hedge (2006), Horton Hears a Who! (2008) and the Despicable Me franchise (2010–present). Carell began to shift into more dramatic roles in the 2010s, with his role as wrestling coach and convicted murderer John Eleuthère du Pont in the drama film Foxcatcher (2014) earning him, among various honors, nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actor, the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. He also starred in Little Miss Sunshine (2006), The Big Short (2015), and Battle of the Sexes (2017), the last two earning him his eighth and ninth Golden Globe Award nominations, respectively. In 2018, he re-teamed with Anchorman and The Big Short director Adam McKay for the Dick Cheney biographical film Vice, in which he portrayed Donald Rumsfeld, and played journalist David Sheff in the drama film Beautiful Boy. Carell returned to television as the co-creator of the TBS comedy series Angie Tribeca (2016–2018), which he developed with his wife, Nancy Carell. He starred as Mitch Kessler in the Apple TV+ drama series The Morning Show (2019–present), for which he received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. He also returned to comedy with the lead role of General Mark R. Naird in the Netflix sitcom Space Force (2020–present).


IF Blue (voice) 2024-05-08
Despicable Me 4 Felonious Gru / Chet (voice) 2024-06-20
Asteroid City The Motel Manager 2023-06-08
Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter + Love Self - Guest 2023-04-26
Minions & More Volume 2 Gru (voice) (uncredited) 2022-11-08
Minions: The Rise of Gru Gru (voice) 2022-06-29
Minions & More 1 Gru (voice) (uncredited) 2022-09-27
Jon Stewart: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize Self 2022-06-21
Irresistible Gary Zimmer 2020-07-01
Illumination Presents: 10 Minion Mini-Movies Gru (voice) 2019-01-15
Vice Donald Rumsfeld 2018-12-25
Beautiful Boy David Sheff 2018-10-12
Welcome to Marwen Mark Hogancamp 2018-12-21
Julia Louis-Dreyfus: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize Self 2018-11-19
Battle of the Sexes Bobby Riggs 2017-09-22
Last Flag Flying Larry 'Doc' Shepherd 2017-11-03
Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs Self 2017-11-18
Too Funny to Fail: The Life & Death of The Dana Carvey Show Self 2017-10-20
Despicable Me 3 Gru / Dru (voice) 2017-06-15
Café Society Phil Stern 2016-05-11
Minions Gru (voice) 2015-06-17
Freeheld Steven Goldstein 2015-10-02
The Big Short Mark Baum 2015-12-11
9 Kisses Man on Bench 2014-12-11
And the Oscar Goes To... Self (archive footage) 2014-02-01
Foxcatcher John du Pont 2014-11-14
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Ben Cooper 2014-10-08
Panic in the Mailroom Gru(voice)(uncredited) 2013-12-10
Tales from the Warner Bros. Lot Self 2013-01-15
Minions: Training Wheels Gru (voice) (uncredited) 2013-12-10
Despicable Me 2 Gru (voice) 2013-06-26
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Burt Wonderstone 2013-03-14
The Way Way Back Trent Ramsey 2013-06-06
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Brick Tamland 2013-12-18
Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem Gru 2012-06-09
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World Dodge Petersen 2012-06-22
Hope Springs Dr. Bernie Feld 2012-08-07
The Ambiguously Gay Duo: The Dark, Clenched Hole of Evil Gary/Commissioner (voice)/Live-Action Bighead 2011-05-15
Movie Poster Contract Self 2011-07-25
Crazy, Stupid, Love. Cal Weaver 2011-07-29
Despicable Me Gru (voice) 2010-07-08
Dinner for Schmucks Barry 2010-07-30
Date Night Phil Foster 2010-04-08
We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial Self 2009-01-18
Get Smart Maxwell Smart 2008-06-19
Horton Hears a Who! Mayor (voice) 2008-03-03
Animal House: The Inside Story Self 2008-08-13
The Ambiguously Gay Duo: First Served, First Come Gary 2007-09-29
Knocked Up Self (uncredited) 2007-06-01
Evan Almighty Evan Baxter 2007-06-09
Dan in Real Life Dan 2007-10-26
Stories USA Mark (segment "Street of Pain") 2007-11-10
Over the Hedge Hammy (voice) 2006-05-17
Little Miss Sunshine Frank Ginsberg 2006-07-26
Hammy's Boomerang Adventure Hammy (voice) 2006-10-17
American Storage 2006-05-01
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse Gary (voice) 2006-04-29
The 40 Year Old Virgin Andy Stitzer 2005-08-11
Bewitched Uncle Arthur 2005-06-21
Sleepover Officer Sherman 2004-07-09
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Brick Tamland 2004-06-28
Melinda and Melinda Walt 2004-10-29
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie Brick Tamland 2004-12-28
Bruce Almighty Evan Baxter 2003-05-23
The Ambiguously Gay Duo: The Third Leg of Justice Gary 2002-10-19
The Ambiguously Gay Duo: Trouble Coming Twice 2002-06-22
America's Funniest Home Videos Uncensored Himself 2000-06-06
The Ambiguously Gay Duo: AmbiguoBoys Gary (voice) 1999-05-08
Suits United Standards 2 1999-01-10
Tomorrow Night Mailroom Guy #2 1998-01-23
Homegrown Party Extra with Funny Pants (uncredited) 1998-04-17
The Ambiguously Gay Duo: The Ambiguously Gay Duo Fan Club Gary 1998-11-21
The Ambiguously Gay Duo: Blow Hot, Blow Cold Gary 1997-11-15
The Ambiguously Gay Duo: Safety Tips Gary (voice) 1997-04-19
The Ambiguously Gay Duo: It Takes Two to Tango Gary (voice) / The Police Commissioner (voice) 1996-03-19
The Ambiguously Gay Duo: Don We Now ... or Never Gary (voice) 1996-12-14
The Ambiguously Gay Duo: Queen of Terror Gary (voice) / The Police Commissioner (voice) 1996-11-02
Curly Sue Tesio 1991-10-25
The Rabbit Factor
Streets of Pain Mark