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Steve Carell, one of America's most versatile comics, was born Steven John Carell on August 16, 1962, in Concord, Massachusetts. He is the son of Harriet T. (Koch), a psychiatric nurse, and Edwin A. Carell, an electrical engineer. His mother is of Polish descent and his father is of Italian and German ancestry (Steve's grandfather had changed the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 27 wins & 93 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

: Played Jonathan in "Sin" by Wendy MacLeod (McGinn-Cazale Theatre, New York, New York, USA). See more »

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10 Interviews | 12 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Steven Carel | Steve Carel | Steven Carell | Steven Carrel | Steven Carrell | Steve Carrell


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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(2005, on originally wanting to be a lawyer) Being a lawyer just sounded good to me. Kind of like how being a doctor or being an astrophysicist or a microbiologist sounds good. But it took a complete turn when I was filling out my law-school application. I couldn't answer the essay question, which was, Why do you want to be an attorney? I had absolutely no idea. Uh, to make a lot of money and sue... See more »


Was a member of Burpee's Seedy Theatrical Co., Denison University's improv-comedy group and the oldest collegiate improv group in the country. See more »


Often plays characters who derive humor from awkward situations See more »

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