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B.J. Novak


B.J. Novak was born on July 31, 1979 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Benjamin Joseph Manaly Novak. He is an actor and producer, known for The Office (2005), Inglourious Basterds (2009) and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014). See full bio »

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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 The Newsroom (TV Series)
Lucas Pruit
- What Kind of Day Has It Been (2014) ... Lucas Pruit
- Oh Shenandoah (2014) ... Lucas Pruit
- Contempt (2014) ... Lucas Pruit
- Main Justice (2014) ... Lucas Pruit
 2014 Community (TV Series)
Mr. Egypt
- Basic Sandwich (2014) ... Mr. Egypt (uncredited)
 2013 The Smurfs 2
Baker Smurf (voice)
 2013 The Internship
Male Interviewer
 2013 The Mindy Project (TV Series)
Jamie
- Take Me with You (2013) ... Jamie
- Harry & Mindy (2013) ... Jamie
- Harry & Sally (2013) ... Jamie
 2012 The Dictator (uncredited)
 2011 The Smurfs
Baker (voice)
 2006 Unaccompanied Minors
Desk Attendant
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Made a "seven-figure", two-book deal with New York publishing company Alfred A. Knopf, which includes his first book of fiction being delivered in 2014. Novak's agent, who also represents Tina Fey, compared the prospective book to a " Woody Allen"-type of story collection. See more »

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1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

There's not many good comedies to watch - you know, comedies that make you glad you watched them. See more »

Trivia:

Graduate of Harvard University - degree in English and Spanish literature. He wrote a thesis about the films of Hamlet. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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