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Stephen Colbert


Stephen Tyrone Colbert (pronounced "col-BEAR") was born on May 13, 1964 in Washington, D.C., and grew up in Charleston, South Carolina. He is the son of Lorna Elizabeth (Tuck) and James William Colbert, Jr., a doctor and medical school dean at Yale, Saint Louis University, and MUSC. He is the youngest of eleven children, and is of Irish Catholic ... See full bio »

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Won 9 Primetime Emmys. Another 18 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Daily Show
(1997-2015)
The Colbert Report
(2005-2014)
Strangers with Candy
(2005)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (20 credits)
 2015 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Emily Blunt/Justice Stephen Breyer/The Dead Weather (2015) ... (written by - as Stephen T. Colbert)
- Scarlett Johansson/Elon Musk/Kendrick Lamar (2015) ... (written by - as Stephen T. Colbert)
- George Clooney/Governor Jeb Bush/Mavis Staples & Friends (2015) ... (written by - uncredited)
  The Colbert Report (TV Series) (2 episodes, 2014) (writer - 580 episodes, 2005 - 2014)
- Episode dated 18 December 2014 (2014) ... (writer)
- Anne Rice (2012) ... (writer)
- Gary Johnson (2012) ... (writer)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1997 - 2001) (writer - 20 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 A Very Gilly Christmas (TV Movie) (additional material - segment "Saturday TV Funhouse")
 1997-2008 The Daily Show (TV Series) (writer - 1,317 episodes)
- Viggo Mortensen (2005) ... (writer)
- Irwin Redlener (2005) ... (writer)
- George Clooney (2005) ... (writer)
 2006 2006 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner (TV Movie documentary) (writer)
 2005 Strangers with Candy (series Strangers with Candy) / (written by)
 1999-2000 Strangers with Candy (TV Series) (created by - 30 episodes)
- 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 Special) (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)
  Exit 57 (TV Series) (creator - 12 episodes, 1995 - 1996) (writer - 12 episodes, 1995 - 1996)
- 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)
Show Show Producer (7 credits)
Show Show Actor (37 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (9 credits)
Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
Show Show Self (130 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (29 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

2003-05: TV commercials for Mr. Goodwrench/GM. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 5 Interviews | 44 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Stephen T. Colbert | 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 Union Leader (Manchester NH, January 25, 2004, when asked why people should watch The Daily Show (1996)] You shouldn't listen to us at all if you're looking for information. We don't take ourselves seriously on any level; we're just comedians . . . I'm a huge news junkie. I love what the news does. And we're a shadow, a reflection, of what's happening in the real news. 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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Can somebody explain his political views? gfgbabycakes232
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