There is news that The Office series might be revived on NBC. There would be oldies from the first The Office series and some newcomers as well. But what is learned is that Steve Carell might not be involved. Steve had made his exit in season 7 and few people were cast in his place before settling for Ed Helms. But people feel that what Steve achieved by his presence on the show could not be done by the successors. It was the great bond between the cast members which kept it running in the top slot as regards ratings. So who is Steve Carell and what was his role on the show? What has he been doing after it? A quick look through his bio to get all the answers…
Steve Carell and his early life, family, ethnicity, and education
Steve Carell has a mixed ethnicity; his father is German and Italian while his mother is Polish. He is 55 being born on 16 August 1962 in Concord, Massachusetts as Steve John Carell. He father Edwin was an electrical engineer while his mother Harriet was a psychiatric nurse. He has three elder brothers.
He studied at The Fenn School and later attended Middlesex School. He completed his graduation from Denison University, Granville, Ohio and migrated to Chicago.
Steve Carell and his early career
In Chicago, Steve taught improvisational comedy and also performed with the local theater group. Recalling his time with the Second City comedy troupe there, he said:
“The best thing for me about studying and performing with Second City was having the freedom to fail night after night, to try things, experiment, and attempt the insane without ever being too precious about it. If it didn’t work, you could always try something different the next night. That’s very freeing. “
In 1991, came his first acting as Tesio in Curly Sue in 1991. He was cast in 1996 in The Dana Carvey Show and also did some voice acting. He had guest appearances during these years in 2004’s Come to Papa, 1997’s Just Shoot Me!, and also was cast in 2002’s Watching Ellie. From 1999 to 2005, Steve was a regular cast on The Daily Show.
Steve’s breakthrough role
He was in Bruce Almighty in 2003 and Bewitched in 2005. His 2005’s The 40-year-old Virgin was a hit and after this, he landed a lead role and his next film Little Miss Sunshine in 2006 was also a commercial hit. He worked in more film ventures with Jim Carrey.
As Steve did films, he also was acting on the television. He was cast as Michael Scott in the American remake of The Office. For this role, he was given nominations as well as awards.
In 2010, he left the TV series to focus on his film career. He appeared in a number of films such as Date Night in 2010, Crazy, Stupid, Love in 2011, and Seeking a Friend for the end of the world in 2012. He was cast in 2013’s Despicable Me 2, No Good, Very Bad Day and the like.
Steve Carell, net worth, and body measurements
Steve’s net worth has steadily increased and it is now estimated to be around $ 50 million.
His height is 5 feet and 9 inches. He has a 36 inches waist, 14 inches biceps, and 41 inches chest, and his weight is 78 kg. He has dark brown hair and green eyes.
Steve Carell and his wife and kids
Steve was dating actress Nancy from his college days and the couple married in 1995. They have two children-daughter Elizabeth who was born in May 2001 and son John who was born in June 2004. The family resides now in LA, CA.