Steve Carell

Steven John Carell (born August 16, 1962) is an American actor, comedian, producer, writer and director. He is best known for his portrayal of boss Michael Scott on the NBC sitcom The Office (2005–2013), on which he also worked as an occasional producer, writer and director. Carell was a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart from 1999 to 2005. He has starred in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) (and its 2013 sequel Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Evan Almighty (2007), Get Smart (2008), Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), The Incredible Burt Wonderstone and The Way, Way Back (both 2013). He has also voice acted in Over the Hedge (2006), Horton Hears a Who! (2008) and the Despicable Me franchise (2010–present). In 2016, Carell co-created the TBS comedy series Angie Tribeca with his wife, Nancy Carell. Carell was nominated as "America's funniest man" by Life magazine and received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy for his work on the first season of The Office. In the 2010s, Carell received attention for more dramatic roles. His role as wrestling coach and convicted murderer John Eleuthère du Pont in the drama film Foxcatcher (2014) earned 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 received acclaim for his roles in Little Miss ...

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Suits (1999)

A deodorant company with a product called "Smell No Mo" pits two rival ad agencies in a race to come up with a campaign for a new-fangled sanitary napkin called Vorcan. The advertising satire follows the New York firm of Cranston & Co. as they fight rival ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Weber
CAST:  Robert Klein  •  Larry Pine  •  Paul Lazar  •  Randy Pearlstein

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

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With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Steve Carell  •  Paul Rudd  •  Christina Applegate

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

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It's the 1970s, A San Diego anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Christina Applegate  •  Paul Rudd  •  David Koechner

The Way Way Back (2013)

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Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nat Faxon  •  Jim Rash
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Toni Collette  •  Allison Janney  •  Sam Rockwell

Bewitched (2005)

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Thinking he can overshadow an unknown actress in the part, an egocentric actor unknowingly gets a witch cast in an upcoming television remake of the classic show "Bewitched".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Will Ferrell  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Michael Caine

Bruce Almighty (2003)

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Bruce Nolan toils as a 'human interest' television reporter in Buffalo, N.Y., but despite his high ratings and the love of his beautiful girlfriend, Bruce remains unfulfilled. At the end of the worst day in his life, he angrily ridicules God—and the Almighty ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Shadyac
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Philip Baker Hall  •  Catherine Bell

Curly Sue (1991)

Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey Ellison into believing she backed her Mercedes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Jim Belushi  •  Alisan Porter  •  Kelly Lynch  •  John Getz

Dan in Real Life (2007)

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Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love with is actually ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hedges
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Dane Cook  •  Dianne Wiest

Evan Almighty (2007)

Junior congressman Evan Baxter, whose wish is to "change the world" is heard by none other than God. When God appears with the perplexing request to build an ark, Evan is sure he is losing it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Shadyac
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Lauren Graham  •  John Goodman  •  Jimmy Bennett

Knocked Up (2007)

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For fun loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she's pregnant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Judd Apatow
CAST:  Seth Rogen  •  Katherine Heigl  •  Leslie Mann  •  Paul Rudd

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

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A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Dayton  •  Valerie Faris
CAST:  Abigail Breslin  •  Toni Collette  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Paul Dano

Melinda and Melinda (2004)

While dining out with friends, Sy suggests the difficulty of separating comedy from tragedy. To illustrate his point, he tells his guests two parallel stories about Melinda ; both versions have the same basic elements, but one take on her state of affairs leans ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Wallace Shawn  •  Stephanie Roth Haberle  •  Larry Pine  •  Radha Mitchell

Over the Hedge (2006)

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A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Johnson  •  Karey Kirkpatrick
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Garry Shandling  •  Steve Carell  •  Wanda Sykes

Sleepover (2004)

As their first year of high school looms ahead, best friends Julie, Hannah, Yancy and Farrah have one last summer sleepover. Little do they know they're about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Desperate to shed their nerdy status, they take part in a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Nussbaum
CAST:  Alexa PenaVega  •  Mika Boorem  •  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Sam Huntington

The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)

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Andy Stitzer has a pleasant life with a nice apartment and a job stamping invoices at an electronics store. But at age 40, there's one thing Andy hasn't done, and it's really bothering his sex-obsessed male co-workers: Andy is still a virgin. Determined to help ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Judd Apatow
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Catherine Keener  •  Paul Rudd  •  Romany Malco

Tomorrow Night (1998)

Charles is the owner of a photo-shop. He is not too friendly and spends his evenings alone, and one day he finally decides to get a social life. He meets elderly Florence, who is tormented by her gambling husband Lester and longs for the son Willie she hasn't seen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis C. K.
CAST:  Chuck Sklar  •  Martha Greenhouse  •  Rick Shapiro  •  Steve Carell

Tales from the Warner Bros. Lot (2013)

Actors, crew and executives who worked at Warner Bros. Pictures recall their days at the studio.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Khammar
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Martin Sheen  •  Steve Carell

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)

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Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living through their own ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Jennifer Coolidge  •  Bella Thorne

Minions (2015)

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Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Coffin  •  Kyle Balda
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Jon Hamm  •  Pierre Coffin  •  Geoffrey Rush

Foxcatcher (2014)

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The greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team joins Team Foxcatcher led by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul - a union that leads to unlikely circumstances.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bennett Miller
CAST:  Channing Tatum  •  Steve Carell  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Anthony Michael Hall
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