Stephen Merchant


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Stephen James Merchant is an English actor, comedian, director, presenter and writer. Alongside Ricky Gervais, Merchant was the co-writer and co-director of the British TV comedy series The Office (2001-2003), and co-writer, co-director, and co-star of both Extras (2005-2007) and Life's Too Short (2011-2013). With Gervais and Karl Pilkington, he ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 16 wins & 44 nominations. See more awards »

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Extras Producer
(2005-2007)
(2019)
Logan Caliban
(2017)
Jojo Rabbit Deertz
(2019)

Filmography

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 2021-2022 The Outlaws (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.5 (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.4 (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.3 (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.2 (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2016-2020 Dream Corp LLC (TV Series) (executive producer - 28 episodes)
- Randay (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Clone Disposal (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Where Are They Now? (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Virgil Bottoms (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Fear of Heights (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2019 Threat Level Midnight: The Movie (TV Short) (executive producer)
  Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (executive producer - 93 episodes, 2015 - 2019) (producer - 47 episodes, 2015 - 2016)
- Prince Royce vs. Lele Pons (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #5.11 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #5.10 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #5.9 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #5.8 (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2019 Fighting with My Family (producer)
 2013-2014 Hello Ladies (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- Hello Ladies: The Movie (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Drive (2013) ... (executive producer)
- The Wedding (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Long Beach (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Pool Party (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Hello Ladies: The Movie (producer)
 2005-2013 The Office (TV Series) (executive producer - 188 episodes)
- Finale (2013) ... (executive producer)
- A.A.R.M. (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Livin' the Dream (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Paper Airplane (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Stairmageddon (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2011-2013 Life's Too Short (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Easter Special (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2010-2012 The Ricky Gervais Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 39 episodes)
- The Year (2012) ... (executive producer)
- World Cup (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Wartime (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Society (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Earth (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2011 Stephen Merchant: Hello Ladies... Live! (TV Special documentary) (producer)
 2010-2011 An Idiot Abroad (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 16 episodes)
- Karl Comes Home (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Climb Mount Fuji (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Route 66 (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Meet a Gorilla (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Whale Watching (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2011 The Making of Life's Too Short (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2010 Cemetery Junction (executive producer)
 2008 The Ricky Gervais Guide To... (Podcast Series) (producer)
 2006-2007 Extras (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- The Extra Special Series Finale (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Jonathan Ross (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Sir Ian McKellen (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Chris Martin (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Daniel Radcliffe (2006) ... (executive producer)
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Show Show Director (13 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
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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)

Parents:

Merchant, Jane Elaine | Ron Merchant
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I wouldn't mind being a divine dictator and having a stab at running China. You know the concept that if everyone in China jumps up and down at the same time it'd start a tidal wave that'd destroy America? I'd phone the U.S. President and say 'We're all on the great wall of China and we're going to jump off unless you send us the girls from The O.C. (2003)'. See more »

Trivia:

In 1997, he appeared as a contestant on the BBC Two revised version of the ITV quiz show "Blockbusters", which was hosted by Michael Aspel. See more »

Trademark:

Large expressive eyes See more »

Nickname:

Smerch See more »

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