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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 a producer and actor, known for The Office (2005), Inglourious Basterds (2009) and Saving Mr. Banks (2013). See full bio »

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

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  The Mindy Project (TV Series) (executive producer - 25 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (consulting producer - 2 episodes, 2012)
- Danny and Mindy (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Girl Next Door (2014) ... (executive producer)
- An Officer and a Gynecologist (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Think Like a Peter (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Girl Crush (2014) ... (executive producer)
  The Office (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 65 episodes, 2008 - 2011) (executive producer - 34 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (supervising producer - 33 episodes, 2006 - 2008) (co-producer - 22 episodes, 2005 - 2006) (associate producer - 5 episodes, 2006 - 2007)
- Free Family Portrait Studio (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Turf War (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Fundraiser (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Angry Andy (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Welcome Party (2012) ... (executive producer)
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Other Works:

Wrote humor column for The New Yorker magazine's "Shouts & Murmurs" section, entitled "The Man Who Invented the Calendar". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

The most exciting thing I aspire to do is to write something new that I know is going to work, or perform something that I know is going to make people laugh. See more »

Trivia:

His parents are both from Jewish families (from Romania, Russia, and Austria). His mother's maiden name, "Manaly", had been "Manalovitz" or "Manalovici" several generations back. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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