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American actor, comedian, producer, and writer


Steven John "Steve" Carell became famous as a correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart from 1999 to 2004, and as Michael Scott on The Office since 2005. He has also acted in Hollywood films including Anchorman, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Little Miss Sunshine, Evan Almighty, Dan in Real Life, and Get Smart and provided voice talents 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.

Steve Carell Info

Birth nameSteven John Carell
Date of BirthAugust 16, 1962
Place of BirthConcord, Massachusetts, U.S.
OccupationsActor, comedian, producer, writer
Spouse (s)Nancy Carell (1995-present)
Years active1989–present
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 The odds were really against us and everyone said 'this will never work.' ... We knew we were going to be decimated by critics, fans of the original show wouldn't like it. 
— Steve Carell about the problems of making a US version of 'The Office' / February 10, 2012
 I don’t know how other people perceive the lives of actors but mine is fairly ordinary. I go to work, I come home, I put my kids to bed. If I’m home in time for dinner, I have dinner and then it’s bedtime. 
— Steve Carell / August 23, 2010
 It’s not like I’m a wallflower. I think I’m fairly average. I don’t attempt to stand out in any way. I’m not out there. I’m not somebody who’s constantly entertaining, I’m not the life of the party. But on the other hand, I am at the party. 
— Steve Carell wouldn't change his life in anyway / August 23, 2010
 I’m not funny. I’m actually quite a boring person to meet one-on-one. That seems to shock quite a few people who I run into but I can’t help it. I really suck as a guest at cocktail parties. 
— Steve Carell thinks he is boring / April 03, 2010
 Tina came up with the idea on the second day of shooting. She thought it would be funny to have this really long kiss carrying on right through the end credits of the movie. It was like a solid three minutes 45 seconds of kissing, which is not easy. 
— Steve Carell on a 3 minute 45 second kiss scene with Tina Fey / March 31, 2010

 I spoke to Tina’s husband, Jeff, about it saying, ‘I really think your wife has a problem with me. She’s clearly in love with me.’ I thought he was going to punch me! 
— Steve Carell thought Tina Fey's husband will punch him / March 31, 2010