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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 10 Primetime Emmys. Another 24 wins & 93 nominations. See more awards »

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(2005-2014)
(1997-2015)
(1999-2000)

Filmography

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  The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series) (writer - 241 episodes, 2015 - 2021) (written by - 11 episodes, 2015 - 2021)
- Stephen Breyer/Chris Burns (2021) ... (written by - as Stephen T. Colbert)
- Samantha Power/Maroon 5/Seth Rogen (2021) ... (writer - as Stephen T. Colbert)
- Ringo Starr (2021) ... (written by - as Stephen T. Colbert)
- Laura Dern/Kesha (2020) ... (written by - as Stephen T. Colbert)
- Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale/Jamie Oliver/Kate Willett (2020) ... (writer - as Stephen T. Colbert)
  Our Cartoon President (TV Series) (created by - 45 episodes, 2018 - 2020) (story by - 1 episode, 2018)
- Election Night (2020) ... (creator)
- Closing Arguments (2020) ... (creator)
- Senate Control (2020) ... (creator)
- Hiding Joe Biden (2020) ... (creator)
- Madam Vice President (2020) ... (creator)
 2019 Darrylgorn (Short)
 2017 Too Funny to Fail: The Life & Death of The Dana Carvey Show (Documentary) (additional material by)
 2017 The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (special material by)
 2016 The 39th Annual Kennedy Center Honors (TV Special) (special material by)
 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 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) (created by - 31 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (written by - 1 episode, 1999)
- 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)
  The Dana Carvey Show (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes, 1996) (written by - 1 episode, 1996)
- The Dana Carvey Show #8 (1996) ... (writer)
- The Dana Carvey Show #7 (1996) ... (writer)
- The Pepsi Stuff Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... (writer)
Show Show Producer (18 credits)
Show Show Actor (47 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (14 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Additional Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (9 credits)
Show Show Self (193 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (120 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

(2003-05) TV commercials: Mr. Goodwrench/GM. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


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)

Spouse:

Evelyn McGee  (3 children)

Children:

John Colbert | See more »

Parents:

Tuck, Lorna Elizabeth | Colbert Jr, James William

Relatives:

Colbert, Margo (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on finding that Donald Trump had aired 1200 adverts for his 2020 reelection campaign on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015)] Has he seen how I talk about him on this show? Well, I guess it wouldn't be the first time Trump's paid someone to spank him. See more »

Trivia:

Is in the process of putting together news pieces about every congressional district in the United States. See more »

Trademark:

Delivers ridiculous lines of dialogue with complete seriousness and sincerity See more »

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