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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 31 July 1979Newton, Massachusetts, USA
Birth NameBenjamin Joseph Manaly Novak
Height 5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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 Saving Mr. Banks (2013).

Trivia (6)

Attended Newton South High School in Newton, Massachusetts. His high school classmate, John Krasinski, is now a co-star on The Office (2005).
Son of noted ghostwriter William Novak.
Graduate of Harvard University - degree in English and Spanish literature. He wrote a thesis about the films of Hamlet.
Brother of Jesse Novak, former member of Olde English Sketch Comedy.
Performing at "Comedy for a Cure" at Loyola Marymount University. [December 2009]
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.

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