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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 17 wins & 40 nominations. See more awards »

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 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 SNL Presents: 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)
  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 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)
 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:

2003: Novel, with Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello: "Wigfield: The Can Do Town That Just May Not". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 5 Interviews | 43 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:

When Jon Stewart got The Daily Show (1996), [Colbert's wife Evelyn McGee] said, "Wait a second--he wasn't the funny one in our group. He was the quiet one in the corner with a beer". See more »

Trivia:

Release of the book, "Wigfield: The Can-Do Town That Just May Not" by Stephen and Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Taurus

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