He acted in the revue, "Are You Now or Have You Ever Been Mellow?," at the Second City Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Jackie Hoffman in the cast. Tom Gianas was director.
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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...
The scene on The 40-Year-Old Virgin
(2005), where Andy has his chest hair removed, required five cameras set up for the shot. It was Carell's real chest hair which was ripped out in the scene. Carell told director Judd Apatow just before shooting the scene: "It has to be real. It won't be as funny if it's mocked up or if it's special effect. You have to see that this is really happening." The ...
Often plays characters who derive humor from awkward situations