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STEVE CARELL (Larry "Doc" Shepherd) is an Academy Award-nominated actor who has established himself as a multi-talented force in Hollywood. First gaining recognition for his contributions as a correspondent on Comedy Central's Emmy Award-winning "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," Carell has successfully segued from the small screen to above-the-title status on the big screen, both in big-budget films and arthouse indies. Carell enjoyed an eight-year run playing pompous paper-company manager Michael Scott on the Emmy-nominated NBC comedy "The Office," adapted from Ricky Gervais' acclaimed British series of the same name. For the role, Carell was nominated for six Emmys for Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy. Carell was also nominated four times for a SAG Award and won two as part of the show's ensemble.

In 2014 Carell starred alongside Mark Ruffalo, Channing Tatum and Vanessa Redgrave in Bennett Miller's Foxcatcher. For his revelatory performance, Carell received Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for Best Actor as well as SAG Award (Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role) and BAFTA (Best Supporting Actor) nominations.

This fall Carell stars opposite Emma Stone in Battle of the Sexes, helmed by the Little Miss Sunshine directing duo of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, with a script by Academy Award winner Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire). Centering on the epic 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King (Stone) and Bobby Riggs (Carell), the film will be released by Fox Searchlight on September 22, 2017.

Carell recently completed production on Beautiful Boy, for director Felix van Groeningen. Amazon Studios will distribute the film, which chronicles meth addiction and recovery through the eyes of a father who watches his son struggle with the disease. I

n 2010 Carell lent his vocal talents to the animated feature Despicable Me, playing the lead role of Gru. The international smash hit led to a sequel in 2013 and another in 2017, with Carell voicing both Gru and longlost twin brother Dru in Despicable Me 3.

In 2016 Carell starred in Woody Allen's Cafe Society opposite Blake Lively, Parker Posey, Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg and Corey Stoll. He had previously worked with Allen on Melinda and Melinda (2004).

Carell also starred in The Big Short, for which he received a Golden Globe nomination for his performance as real-life money manager Mark Baum. The film was recognized with a SAG Award nomination for Best Ensemble and a Golden Globe bid for Best Motion Picture Comedy.

Carell's first lead role in a feature film came in The 40-Year-Old Virgin, which he co-wrote with director Judd Apatow. In addition to becoming a worldwide box-office sensation in 2005, the film earned Carell and Apatow a WGA Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay. Carell was a member of the ensemble in the acclaimed indie Little Miss Sunshine, sharing in a SAG Award win for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Other film credits include Freeheld, opposite Julianne Moore and Ellen Page; Get Smart, alongside Anne Hathaway and Alan Arkin; Crazy, Stupid, Love, opposite Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone; Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, with Keira Knightley; Hope Springs, opposite Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones; The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, co-starring Jim Carrey and Steve Buscemi; The Way Way Back, opposite Toni Collette and Allison Janney; Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, with Jennifer Garner; and both Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy and Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, alongside Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate and Paul Rudd.

Carell's additional voice acting work includes playing the Mayor of Whoville in Dr. Seuss's Horton Hears a Who! and Hammy in Over the Hedge.

In 2016 Carell and his wife, actress Nancy Carell of "Saturday Night Live," premiered two seasons of a TBS police comedy series they created, "Angie Tribeca." Carell serves as executive producer, writer and director on the show, which stars "Office" alum Rashida Jones.

Born in Massachusetts, Carell currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife. He is a proud father of a daughter and a son.

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