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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 & 34 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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Show Show Soundtrack (8 credits)
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Other Works:

Book: "I Am America (And So Can You)", 2007. 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:

[To Howard Kurtz on CNN's Reliable Sources (1992) January 25, 2004] We have no desire to make anybody look like a blithering idiot, but we do love it when they do. Because we get it off the AP feed and, then, we don't have to write anything for the next five minutes. We can just roll the tape. See more »

Trivia:

"Truthiness," a word he coined, was declared the Word of the Year 2005 by the American Dialect Society. See more »

Trademark:

His glasses See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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Colbert's religion erimir
Can somebody explain his political views? gfgbabycakes232
Anyone else feel a little protective of Stephen? EffervescentTablet
Weird to see him in a serious role! dg_darien
To those who think his show is serious... canoby
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