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Stephen Tyrone Colbert (pronounced "col-BEAR") was born on May 13, 1964 in Washington, D.C., and grew up in Charleston, South Carolina. He is the son of Lorna Elizabeth (Tuck) and James William Colbert, Jr., a doctor and medical school dean at Yale, Saint Louis University, and MUSC. He is the youngest of eleven children, and is of Irish Catholic ... See full bio »

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Won 9 Primetime Emmys. Another 21 wins & 63 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Colbert Report
(2005-2014)
The Daily Show
(1997-2015)
The Love Guru
The Love Guru Jay Kell
(2008)

Filmography

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  Our Cartoon President (TV Series) (created by - 17 episodes, 2018) (story by - 1 episode, 2018)
- Militarization (2018) ... (creator)
- Civil War (2018) ... (creator)
- The Wall (2018) ... (creator)
- The Senior Vote (2018) ... (creator)
- Mueller Probe (2018) ... (creator)
 2017 The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (special material by)
 2016 The 39th Annual Kennedy Center Honors (TV Special) (special material by)
  The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series) (writer - 238 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (written by - 3 episodes, 2015)
- Aaron Eckhart/Tig Notaro/Ron Suskind (2016) ... (writer)
 2015 The 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors (TV Special) (special material by)
 2014 The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors (TV Special) (special material by)
  The Colbert Report (TV Series) (2 episodes, 2014) (creator - 1,264 episodes, 2005 - 2014) (writer - 1,264 episodes, 2005 - 2014)
- Same to You, Pal (2014) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #10.266 (2014) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #10.259 (2014) ... (creator) / (writer)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1997 - 2001) (writer - 19 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 Special) (additional material - segment "Saturday TV Funhouse")
 1997-2008 The Daily Show (TV Series) (writer - 1,317 episodes)
- Viggo Mortensen (2005) ... (writer)
- Irwin Redlener (2005) ... (writer)
- George Clooney (2005) ... (writer)
 2006 2006 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner (TV Movie documentary) (writer)
 2006 The 78th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material written by)
 2005 Strangers with Candy (series Strangers with Candy) / (written by)
  Strangers with Candy (TV Series) (1 episode) (created by - 30 episodes, 1999 - 2000)
- 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)
 1998 Stephen Colbert Across America (TV Special) (writer)
 1998 When Animals Go on TV (TV Special) (writer)
 1998 The Daily Show Beach House (TV Special) (writer)
 1998 Weirder Than Whitney (TV Special) (writer)
 1998 The Beth Littleford Interview Special (TV Special) (writer)
 1998 The Daily Show Guide to Home Video (TV Special) (writer)
 1997 The Daily Show Year-End Spectacular '97 (TV Special) (writer)
  Exit 57 (TV Series) (creator - 12 episodes, 1995 - 1996) (writer - 12 episodes, 1995 - 1996)
- 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)
 1996 The Dana Carvey Show (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1996) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.7 (1996) ... (writer)
- The Pepsi Stuff Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... (writer)
Show Show Producer (10 credits)
Show Show Actor (41 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (11 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
Show Show Self (153 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (44 credits)

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Other Works:

Contributed material to the best-seller "America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide To Democracy Inaction". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 5 Interviews | 51 Articles | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Twitter | YouTube channel

Alternate Names:

Stephen T. Colbert | Steven Colbert | 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' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Remembering the 2000 presidential election recount] We all had such blue balls from the jokes we wanted to do when Al Gore eventually conceded. And the night it happened, here we were doing them. I turned to Jon Stewart and said, "This is the most fun job on TV right now". See more »

Trivia:

His father and two of his brothers died in a plane crash when he was ten years old. On September 11, 1974, they were on an Eastern Airlines DC-9 that crashed in dense fog during its approach to Charlotte, NC. Of the 82 people on board, 72 were killed. In its report, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) concluded that "the probable cause of the accident was the flight crew's lack of ... See more »

Trademark:

Politically-edged humor See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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