Stephen Merchant


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Stephen Merchant was born on November 24, 1974 in Bristol, England. He is a writer and producer, known for Extras (2005), The Office (2005) and Logan (2017). See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 14 wins & 42 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Extras Writer
(2005-2007)
The Office Writer
(2005-2013)
Logan Caliban
(2017)
Portal 2 Wheatley
(2011)

Filmography

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  Konttori (TV Series) (based on the BBC format created by - 18 episodes, 2018 - 2019) (creator - 8 episodes, 2017) (based on the original screenplay by - 3 episodes, 2017)
- Vappu (2019) ... (based on the BBC format created by)
- Epäsosiaalinen media (2019) ... (based on the BBC format created by)
- Kolme sisarta (2019) ... (based on the BBC format created by)
- Ystävänpäivä (2019) ... (based on the BBC format created by)
- Konfliktinhallinta (2019) ... (based on the BBC format created by)
  Hello Ladies (TV Series) (creator - 8 episodes, 2013) (written by - 7 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (created by - 1 episode, 2014)
- Hello Ladies: The Movie (2014) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Drive (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Wedding (2013) ... (creator)
- Long Beach (2013) ... (creator)
- Pool Party (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
  The Office (TV Series) (creator - 187 episodes, 2005 - 2013) (written by - 1 episode, 2006) (based on the BBC series "The Office" created by - 1 episode, 2005) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2005)
- Finale (2013) ... (creator)
- A.A.R.M. (2013) ... (creator)
- Livin' the Dream (2013) ... (creator)
- Paper Airplane (2013) ... (creator)
- Stairmageddon (2013) ... (creator)
  Life's Too Short (TV Series) (creator - 8 episodes, 2011 - 2013) (written by - 5 episodes, 2011 - 2013) (writer - 3 episodes, 2011)
- Easter Special (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... (creator) / (writer)
 2012-2013 Kontoret (TV Series) (based on the BBC series "The Office" created by - 18 episodes)
- Brännboll (2013) ... (based on the BBC series "The Office" created by)
- Psykologi (2013) ... (based on the BBC series "The Office" created by)
- Näsorna (2013) ... (based on the BBC series "The Office" created by)
- SKH-dagen (2013) ... (based on the BBC series "The Office" created by)
- Hudiksvall (2013) ... (based on the BBC series "The Office" created by)
  The Ricky Gervais Show (TV Series) (creator: the original audio book series - 26 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (creator - 13 episodes, 2010)
- The Year (2012) ... (creator)
- World Cup (2012) ... (creator)
- Wartime (2012) ... (creator)
- Society (2012) ... (creator)
- Earth (2012) ... (creator)
 2011 Stephen Merchant: Hello Ladies... Live! (Video documentary)
 2010 Cemetery Junction (written by)
 2009 Comic Relief 2009 (TV Special)
 2005-2007 Extras (TV Series) (written by - 13 episodes)
- The Extra Special Series Finale (2007) ... (written by)
- Jonathan Ross (2006) ... (written by)
- Sir Ian McKellen (2006) ... (written by)
- Chris Martin (2006) ... (written by)
- Daniel Radcliffe (2006) ... (written by)
  Le bureau (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode, 2006) (original screenplay - 5 episodes, 2006)
- Episode #1.6 (2006) ... (original screenplay)
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... (original screenplay)
- Team Building (2006)
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... (original screenplay - 2006)
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... (original screenplay - 2006)
  Stromberg (TV Series) ("The Office" created & written by - 9 episodes, 2005) (television series: "The Office" - 1 episode, 2005)
- Tag der offenen Tür (2005) ... ("The Office" created & written by)
- Die Kündigung (2005) ... ("The Office" created & written by)
- Die Putzfrau (2005) ... ("The Office" created & written by)
- Der Vertrag (2005) ... ("The Office" created & written by)
- Theo (2005) ... ("The Office" created & written by)
 2001-2003 The Office (TV Series) (written by - 14 episodes)
- Christmas Special: Part 2 (2003) ... (written by)
- Christmas Special: Part 1 (2003) ... (written by)
- Interview (2002) ... (written by)
- Charity (2002) ... (written by)
- Motivation (2002) ... (written by)
 2000 Meet Ricky Gervais (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2000) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (2000) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (2000) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... (writer)
 1999 Comedy Lab (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Golden Years (1999) ... (written by)
 1998 The 11 O'Clock Show (TV Series) (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Hosts a Saturday afternoon radio show on the London station Xfm with Ricky Gervais, with whom he also wrote and directed _"The Office" (2001)_. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site | Twitter | See more »

Alternate Names:

Steve Merchant

Height:

6' 7" (2.01 m)
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Personal Quote:

When I was a teenager I met a comedian who I admired and he was very rude to me. That's why when people come up to me I try not to be rude. I don't want to name who he is but it really put me off watching his stuff since. See more »

Trivia:

Was on UK Game show Blockbusters before he made it big. It was incorporated into a scene in The Office (UK) with a character who had been on Blockbusters. See more »

Trademark:

Towering height See more »

Nickname:

Spud See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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