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Steve Carell

Steve Carell

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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Name :

Steven John Carell

Birth Date :

August 16, 1962

Birth Place :

Concord, Massachusetts, USA

Spouse :

Nancy Walls (actress/writer, since 1995)

Claim to fame :

As Evan Baxter in "Bruce Almighty" (2003)

Biography


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.

Latest News


Steve Carell and Gore Verbinski Team Up for Paranoid Thriller

October 08, 2014 00:38:43 GMT

From comedy to drama, is now trying his hands at a thriller. The "" actor has come on board an untitled paranoid thriller that will be directed by "" helmer Gore Verbinski.
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Steve Carell to Star in New Looney Tunes Movie

August 28, 2014 08:03:34 GMT

A new movie based on Warner Bros.' classic animated series Looney Tunes is in the works. According to a scoop from The Hollywood Reporter, actor/comedian is attached to play a role in the upcoming CG/live-action hybrid film.
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First 'Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day' Trailer Hits

May 09, 2014 00:42:22 GMT

"" has released the first look of the movie through trailer. The Disney pic follows a family who gets a very bad day.
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Steve Carell to Play Cancer Patient in True-Story Drama 'Priority List'

March 18, 2014 07:21:24 GMT

will play a real-life character in his next movie, The Hollywood Reporter learns. The 51-year-old comedian will star as a cancer patient in "" which is based on a memoir written by former high school teacher David Menasche. Warner Bros. acquires the movie rights to the book.
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Paul Rudd's 'Anchorman 2' Co-Stars and Kristen Wiig Make Surprise Appearance on 'SNL'

December 09, 2013 01:55:23 GMT

's Ron Burgundy has been everywhere on television in the past few weeks. After appearing on several TV news programs as his "" character, the actor made a surprise guest appearance as himself in the latest episode of "" hosted by , who also stars in "".
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Pics: Will Ferrell Takes 'Anchorman 2' Crew Down Under for Movie Premiere

November 25, 2013 04:11:45 GMT

Ron Burgundy went Down Under as "" premiered at the Entertainment Quarter in Sydney on Sunday, November 24. , appearing as himself instead of his alter ego, was joined by his on-screen news team , and on the red carpet.
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FOX Orders Steve Carell-Produced Unscripted Series 'Slide Show'

October 09, 2013 02:38:49 GMT

is entering unscripted television business. The former lead actor on NBC's "" teams up with Shine America to executive produce "Slide Show", which has just received eight-episode order from FOX.
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'Foxcatcher' First Teaser Trailer: Steve Carell Is Schizophrenic Coach

September 27, 2013 03:58:13 GMT

A first teaser trailer for true-story drama "" has landed online, giving a look at like people have never seen before. Aside from his dramatic transformation with grey hair, baggy clothing, and a prosthetic nose, he is also pushing himself to channel his inner dark side as convicted murderer John Eleuthere du Pont.
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'Foxcatcher' Drops First Look at Steve Carell as Murderer

August 21, 2013 03:40:31 GMT

is nearly unrecognizable in the first image of Sony Pictures Classics' ", in which the comedian stars as real-life John du Pont, who befriended Olympic wrestler brothers Mark and David Schultz before murdering the latter in 1996. For that character, he dons "a prosthetic nose" and sports grey hair.
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Steve Carell and Minions Battle for Attention at 'Despicable Me 2' L. A. Premiere

June 24, 2013 04:52:15 GMT

The Los Angeles premiere of "" on Saturday, June 22 was lots of fun. Taking place at the Universal City Walk, the event featured special appearances from lovable minions. , who voices Gru in the animated movie, had pleasant time posing with the little creatures on the bright yellow carpet.
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Rihanna Scores Sixth Platinum Album With 'Unapologetic'

May 31, 2013 08:56:16 GMT

keeps proving how great her music is. In addition to many awards for her works, her latest studio album, "", has officially gone platinum as Nielsen SoundScan reports the album has sold another 9,000 copies this week, making a total of more than 1 million.
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Video: Steve Carell Appears as Gru of 'Despicable Me' on 'Ellen'

May 31, 2013 08:35:52 GMT

Gru, in a live-action version, made his first television appearance on "" Wednesday, May 29. , who voices the character in "" and its upcoming sequel, dressed up as the super-villain with a bald cap, pointed nose, striped scarf, and a black zip-up jacket with massive padded shoulders.
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TNT and TBS Tap Steven Spielberg, Sylvester Stallone, Steve Carell for New Shows

May 16, 2013 05:00:32 GMT

TNT recently picked up "" from Michael Bay, Frank Darabont's "Lost Angels" and Dwayne "" Johnson-hosted reality series "" among others for its 2014 line-up, but the network and TBS announced more collaborations with big names during Turner Upfront presentation on Wednesday, May 15. The sister channels are teaming up with the likes of Steven Spielberg, , and to develop other potential new series.
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Patrick Schwarzenegger Reportedly Gets Booted Out of a Club for Disturbing DJ

May 07, 2013 07:17:24 GMT

was kicked out of a Los Angeles club on Saturday night, May 4. The 19-year-old actor was said successfully entering the club using someone else's ID. However, a source told Us Weekly that he had a slight tension with DJ Anthony Valadez in the club, because Anthony politely asked him not to bump into his equipment.
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Paramount Pictures Hit With $23 Million Lawsuit Over 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation'

May 07, 2013 07:09:02 GMT

Paramount Pictures, MGM, Hasbro and Di Bonaventura Pictures are facing a copyright infringement lawsuit over their film "". Filing the suit on May 3, two of "" writers David Elliot and Paul Lovett are demanding $23 million in damages, claiming that their ideas were "stolen" and used without their names being credited at all in the second film.
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Steve Carell Will Reportedly Appear in 'The Office' Finale

May 07, 2013 07:03:27 GMT

Rumors have spread like wild fire that will return to "" series finale. Despite the actor's vehement and repetitive denial, TVLine learns that he will make an appearance in the show's swan song.
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Amanda Bynes Reveals She Cuts Ties With Her Family

April 12, 2013 05:30:01 GMT

seemingly provides an answer as to why no one, including her parents, could stop her erratic behavior. While some news outlet reported that her parents were concerned about her, on Thursday, April 11, she took to Twitter to slam it. "I don't speak to my parents anymore, they don't talk to reporters on my behalf," she wrote. "Don't believe anything you read about me unless I tweet it."
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Steve Carell Is a Mean Boyfriend in First 'The Way, Way Back' Trailer

April 12, 2013 04:56:50 GMT

Nat Faxon and Jim Rash's upcoming film "" has dropped its first trailer on the web. The clip for the dramedy mostly highlights rising star Liam James as he is tapped to be the film's hero, shy teenage boy named Duncan. However, the boy has a rough time as he gets to spend his summer vacation with a thoughtless man named Trent.
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Steve Carell Is Pitted Against James Gandolfini in HBO's 'Bone Wars'

April 06, 2013 02:31:21 GMT

and are teaming up for a new project after recently co-starring in "". The two actors are set to executive produce and star in HBO Films' "".
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Steve Carell and Jim Carrey Boast Silly Magic Tricks in 'Burt Wonderstone' International Trailer

January 31, 2013 03:45:48 GMT

and show off their skills as professional magicians in an international trailer for "". In it, Carell plays an old-schooled magician who masters old tricks that don't really wow his audience. Portraying a more modern magician, Carrey appears as a rival who does silly-but-entertaining tricks, such as holding pee for twelve days and spending a night on red hot coals.
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Steve Carell's 'The Way, Way Back' Breaks Deal Record at Sundance Film Festival

January 23, 2013 08:08:53 GMT

"" set the bar high at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The dramedy starring has reportedly scored what seemed to be the biggest deal in the history of the Utah film festival. Acquired by Fox Searchlight, the movie was sold for a reported $9.75 million.
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First 'Burt Wonderstone' Trailer: Steve Carell Vs. Jim Carrey

December 21, 2012 06:48:56 GMT

A hilarious first trailer for "" has been debuted. It focuses on who was bullied as a kid, but becomes a famous magician when he grew up. As his career starts to fall apart, he meets a quirky rival played by . Tons of spectacular-yet-outrageous magic tricks are shown by both Carrell and Carrey.
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Holly Madison Frightened When Hospitalized for Excessive Morning Sickness

December 06, 2012 08:00:20 GMT

has opened up about her experience when she suffered from excessive morning sickness and had to be hospitalized. She admitted she was freaked out because morning sickness usually subsides after the first three months of pregnancy, while she's currently seven months pregnant.
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Kristen Wiig Eyed to Play Steve Carell's Love Interest in 'Anchorman 2'

December 06, 2012 07:28:58 GMT

could end up being 's love interest in a movie. The "" actress is courted to star in the Adam McKay-directed anticipated sequel project "", The Wrap reports.
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Keywords of 'Sherlock' Season 3 Revealed

August 25, 2012 03:29:30 GMT

"" creator Steven Moffat has dropped three keywords of the upcoming season 3. "So. The three tease words for the next run of Sherlock ... Rat. Wedding. Bow," he tweeted on Friday, August 24 after promising to share the clues the day before.
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Video Premiere: Nicki Minaj's 'I Am Your Leader'

August 25, 2012 03:04:03 GMT

Prolific and out-of-the-ordinary artist is offering her latest video "I Am Your Leader" featuring and . The single is taken from her sophomore album entitled "".
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First Look: Steve Carell and Sam Rockwell Go Face to Face in 'The Way, Way Back'

August 25, 2012 03:03:05 GMT

How and will look like in "" has been uncovered in a newly-released still. Coming out via The New York Times, the image features the two actors seemingly going to have an argument at what looks like a public water park. Also featured in the photo are Zoe Levin, and Liam James.
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'Last Man Standing' Recasts Tim Allen's Eldest Daughter and More Characters

August 10, 2012 07:50:10 GMT

"" will feature several new faces when it returns for its sophomore season. According to Entertainment Weekly, showrunner Tim Doyle has decided to recast some characters, including Kristin Beth Baxter.
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Justin Theroux Takes Helming Duty in Will Ferrell and Steve Carell's 'Swear to God'

August 10, 2012 07:32:56 GMT

Fresh off his screenwriting gig in "", has landed a new movie project. This time around, the boyfriend of is set to not just write the script but also serve as the director for an upcoming comedy called "".
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Rose McGowan Recalls Escaping a Cult as a Child, Religious Group Reacts

August 26, 2011 03:46:41 GMT

has tasted a life with a cult. The actress who stars opposite in "" recently opened up to PEOPLE about spending the first nine years of her life being a part of the Children of God sect before she and her family ran away.
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