Steven John Carell is a comedian and actor from the United States. Carell starred as Michael Scott in The Office (2005-2011; 2013), NBC’s adaptation of the British comedy series created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, where he also served as an occasional producer, writer, and director.
Steven John Carell was born in Concord, Massachusetts, USA on August 16, 1962 (age 60). He holds an American Nationality and he belongs to the white ethnic group. His Zodiac sign is Leo.
Steven John Carell was reared in neighboring Acton, Massachusetts, as the youngest of four brothers. Edwin A. Carell (1925-2021), his father, was an electrical engineer, and Harriet Theresa (née Koch; 1925-2016), his mother, was a psychiatric nurse.
Stanley Koch, his maternal uncle, collaborated with physicist Allen B. DuMont to develop cathode ray tubes. His father was of Italian and German origin, while his mother was Polish. In the 1950s, his father’s surname was changed from Caroselli to Carell.
Carell wed Nancy Walls, a cast member of Saturday Night Live, on August 5, 1995. They first met when she enrolled in one of his comedy classes at The Second City Training Center.
Their children are John and Elisabeth Anne, who were both born in May 2001.
Steven John Carell Career
Steven John Carell stated that he worked as a USPS mail carrier in Littleton, Massachusetts, for seven months before quitting because his boss told him he wasn’t very good at the job and needed to be faster. Carell began his acting career in a touring children’s theater company, later in the comedy musical Knat Scatt Private Eye, and in a 1989 television commercial for the restaurant chain Brown’s Chicken.
From 1999 to 2005, Carell worked as a correspondent for The Daily Show, with regular segments such as “Even Stevphen” with Stephen Colbert and “Produce Pete.”
As weatherman Brick Tamland in the 2004 smash comedy Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Carell played his first significant role in cinema. Judd Apatow, the producer of Anchorman, approached Carell about working on a project together after being impressed by Carell’s performance in the movie.
Carell mentioned an idea he had involving a middle-aged man who is still a virgin. Together, Carell and Apatow created and wrote the 2005 movie The 40-Year-Old Virgin, which starred Carell in the title role. He was made into a leading man by the $109 million domestic box office success of the movie. Additionally, it led to nominations for Carell and Apatow for the WGA Award for Best Original Screenplay and the MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance.
Alongside Mark Ruffalo and Channing Tatum, Carell participated in the real crime thriller movie Foxcatcher in 2014. There, he portrayed billionaire and convicted killer John Eleuthère du Pont.
The Cannes Film Festival served as its first venue. Both the Academy Award and the Golden Globe for Best Actor were nominated for Carell. Carell played Gru once again in the 2015 cameo version of the movie Minions. In the homosexual rights drama Freeheld, Carell took the role of activist Steven Goldstein from Zach Galifianakis, who withdrew due to schedule issues.
The movie, which also stars Michael Shannon, Elliot Page, and Julianne Moore, was released in October 2015. Jon Stewart wrote and directed the political comedy movie Irresistible, in which Carell appeared. The movie was originally scheduled to hit theaters in May 2020. On June 26, 2020, the movie was made available on Premium VOD and in a few theaters because of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States.et
Steve Carell has an estimated net worth of $80 million as an actor, comedian, producer, writer, and director.
He is likely best known for playing Michael Scott on the long-running NBC comedy “The Office” (2005-2013). He was paid $300,000 for each episode of “The Office.” Steven John Carell was educated at Nashoba Brooks, The Fenn, and Middlesex Schools. Steven John Carell Instagram and Twitter. He has 697K+ followers on Instagram and 5.4M+ followers on Twitter.