|Date of Birth||17 March 1979, London, Ontario, Canada|
|Birth Name||Stephen Lyndon Kramer Glickman|
|Height||5' 11" (1.8 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Stephen Kramer Glickman was born in London, Ontario, Canada, but was raised in Carlsbad, California where he grew up doing community Theatre. Stephen is of Russian, Canadian and Jewish descent. He is very close to his mother, a 15-year cancer survivor, who works by providing animals to Independent and Union Films. His sister, a brilliant aspiring author, who suffers with Lyme disease. As a result, Stephen is active in many charities, specifically cancer charity organizations, and he was even nominated for Man of the Year for the Luekimia Lymphoma Socity for his tireless philanthropic work.
After high school, Stephen moved to New York where he took classical voice training and acting classes in addition to graduating from AMDA. Determined to write and direct his own script about a stand-up comedian, he moved to Los Angeles to begin research. Soon after, he began working at the Friars Club in Beverly Hills and eventually earned a coveted spot on NBC's Last Comic Standing.
Shortly after his stint on Last Comic Standing, Stephen was cast as Shrek in the Broadway Musical, Shrek The Musical where he worked alongside Jeffrey Katzenberg, David Geffen and Sam Mendes. This success was followed by a recurring role on the Televison series Carpoolers and then Stephen's career quickly intensified when he was cast as the lead role of Gustavo Rocque on Nickelodeon's new series, "Big Time Rush." Due to the popularity of Big Time Rush, Stephen became a celebrity presenter, on top of earning a nomination for best series, at the 2011 Kids Choice Awards.
Stephen can often be found as a comedy regular at The Improv, Laugh Factory, as well as The Comedy Store. Stephen's producing credits include: Boner Police: The Movies (Executive Producer), Breaking Wind (Associate Producer and Casting Associate), and The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It (Associate Producer). He is currently in development with Jason Mewes on a web series called "Welcome Back to Reading" while still working with Big Time Rush on Nickelodeon. In addition to his acting, Stephen is a writer (with several projects in development), avid artist (with several pieces currently on display around Los Angeles), video game and comic book enthusiaist, pianist (with over 30 years experience playing), baker, clothing designer and singer. Stephen aspires to one day become the head of a major Film Studio after starring in a Network sitcom. Stephen just released his debut comedy album called "Stories For Grown ups."
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Tad Hamilton of Mosaic Public Relations