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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 8 Primetime Emmys. Another 16 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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 2005-2012 The Colbert Report (TV Series) (writer - 579 episodes)
- Anne Rice (2012) ... (writer)
- Gary Johnson (2012) ... (writer)
- Ameena Matthews (2012) ... (writer)
- Sean Kelly (2011) ... (writer)
- Manny Howard (2010) ... (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)
 1999-2000 Strangers with Candy (TV Series) (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 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:

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

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 5 Interviews | 35 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' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his mock "crusade" against the Associated Press regarding his claim that coined the word "truthiness"] It's a sin of omission, is what it is. You're not giving people the whole story about truthiness. It's like Shakespeare still being alive and not asking him what "Hamlet" is about. See more »

Trivia:

Began a career in comedy by joining the Second City improv group in Chicago. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Taurus

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