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Stephen Colbert


Stephen Colbert (pronounced "col-BEAR") was born on May 13, 1964, and grew up in Charleston, South Carolina. He studied acting at Northwestern and performed with the Second City comedy troupe in Chicago before teaming up with fellow cast members Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello to create the sketch comedy Exit 57 (1995) for Comedy Central. During its ... See full bio »

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Won 9 Primetime Emmys. Another 16 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

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  The Colbert Report (TV Series) (2 episodes, 2014) (writer - 579 episodes, 2005 - 2012)
- Anne Rice (2012) ... (writer)
- Gary Johnson (2012) ... (writer)
- Ameena Matthews (2012) ... (writer)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1997 - 2001) (writer - 21 episodes, 1996 - 2011) (additional material - 1 episode, 2004)
- Ed Helms/Paul Simon (2011) ... (writer - segment "Saturday TV Funhouse")
- Robert De Niro/Destiny's Child (2004) ... (additional material - segment "Saturday TV Funhouse")
- Ellen Degeneres/No Doubt (2001) ... (segment "Saturday TV Funhouse")
- David Duchovny/Puff Daddy/Jimmy Page (1998) ... (segment "Saturday TV Funhouse")
- Claire Danes/Mariah Carey (1997) ... (segment "Saturday TV Funhouse")
 2009 SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas (TV Movie) (additional material - segment "Saturday TV Funhouse")
 1997-2008 The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (TV Series) (writer - 1,317 episodes)
- Viggo Mortensen (2005) ... (writer)
- Irwin Redlener (2005) ... (writer)
- George Clooney (2005) ... (writer)
 2005 Strangers with Candy (series Strangers with Candy) / (written by)
  Strangers with Candy (TV Series) (28 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (created by - 2 episodes, 1999)
- The Last Temptation of Blank (2000) ... (creator)
- Bully (2000) ... (creator)
- There Once Was a Blank from Nantucket (2000) ... (creator)
- Ask Jerri (2000) ... (creator)
- Blank Relay (2000) ... (creator)
 1997 The Daily Show Year-End Spectacular '97 (TV Movie) (writer)
 1996 The Dana Carvey Show (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1996) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.7 (1996) ... (writer)
- The Pepsi Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... (writer)
 1995-1996 Exit 57 (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1996) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #2.5 (1996) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #2.4 (1996) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #2.3 (1996) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #2.2 (1996) ... (creator) / (writer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Wonderful Pistachios. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 5 Interviews | 37 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dr. Stephen T. Colbert D.F.A. | Sir Dr. Stephen T. Colbert D.F.A. | Sir Rev. Dr. Stephen T. Colbert D.F.A. | Sir Rev. Dr. Stephen T. Mos Def Colbert D.F.A. | The Reverend Sir Dr. Stephen T. Colbert D.F.A.

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

The trouble with the jokes is that once they're written, I know how they're supposed to work, and all I can do is not hit them. I'm more comfortable improvising. If I have just two or three ideas and I know how the character feels, what the character wants, everything in between is like trapeze work. See more »

Trivia:

Teaches Sunday School every weekend at his church and teaches his own specific story of salvation and has the children learn spiritual songs. See more »

Trademark:

Delivers ridiculous lines of dialogue with complete seriousness and sincerity See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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Colbert's religion erimir
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Anyone else feel a little protective of Stephen? EffervescentTablet
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