- Tue May 10, 2016, 3:19 PM GMT
The 'Foxcatcher' actor confirms that his 90-year-old mother, a former nurse, passed away one day before Mother's Day.READ MORE
Effectively using his unique, often surreal deadpan humor to frequently make memorable comedic performances, Steve Carell undeniably has established such a fine career to strive as one of major comedic actors in Hollywood film industry at last. Born Steven John Carell on August 16, 1962 in Concord, Massachusetts, Steve's natural talent in comedy has been apparent since he still studied at Denison University in Granville, Ohio as he often made people laugh through the touring company he formed that went around the country to carry out entertaining sketches. Following his graduation in 1984, he then headed for Chicago to join its famed improvisational comedy troupe, The Second City, while also performed with several noted theater groups at The Goodman Theater and Wisdom Bridge Theatre, gaining more experience which really helped him when he decided to venture into screen production in 1991.
Landed his film debut in James Belushi's vehicle of "Curly Sue" (1991), Steve then managed to gain a handful of appearances either on TV or movies, like "The Dana Carvey Show" (1996), "Over the Top" (1997), and "Suits" (1999) before became one of the correspondents in Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" by the turn of the 21st century. A popular program, it unmistakably gave him ample chance to grow his comedic skills and notably, provided him enough buzz to be able to make a big return to silver screen through Tom Shadyac's "Bruce Almighty" (2003). The hilarious flick was a huge success, garnering more than 484 million U.S. dollar around the world and so gloriously propelled the funnyman to widespread recognition also more propitious offers for sure.
The 'Anchorman: The Legend Continues' star joins the star-studded cast including Blake Lively, Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg among others.READ MORE
Jack Black opens the tribute with a rendition of 'I'm Picking Out a Thermos for You' from Martin's first film 'The Jerk', while Mel Brooks presents Martin with the Life Achievement Award.READ MORE
The 'Foxcatcher' actor is tapped to play Bobby Riggs and the 'Birdman' actress is attached to portray Billie Jean King in the true-story pic.READ MORE
The 'Foxcatcher' actor will play Steve Eisman, a money manager who shorted subprime mortgages for FrontPoint Partners, in the movie adapted from a Michael Lewis best seller.READ MORE
The 'Foxcatcher' actor sings Marvin Gaye's 'Sexual Healing' with Fallon's barbershop quartet The Ragtime Gals on the late-night show.READ MORE