Steve Carell’s biographySteven John Carell is a popular comedian, TV producer, screenwriter, director, winner of many prestigious awards, including the Golden Globe, Gotham, Film Independent Spirit, Hollywood Film Awards, US Screen Actors Guild, and also nominations for Oscar, Emmy, MTV movie & TV awards, etc.
Childhood and youthThe future actor was born on August 16, 1962, in Concord, located near Boston, Massachusetts. He became the fourth, youngest son in the family of electrical engineer Edwin Carell and Harriet Theresa (née Koch), a nurse at a psychiatric clinic. His father is of German and Italian descent and his mother is of Polish ancestry. His mother's brother, his uncle Stanley Koch, was engaged in research to improve cathode-ray tubes with the famous scientist and inventor Allan B. Dumont.
Acting careerIn 1986 together with his friends, Steve decided to move to Chicago, where he began working in the Theater Building Chicago, particularly performing in the Knat Scatt Private Eye musical. In 1989 he appeared in a TV commercial for Brown's Chicken restaurant chain. Then the young man was invited to the Second City theater troupe, where he successfully performed in a number of plays and was even twice nominated for the Jefferson Prize.
In the same period Woody Allen’s Café Society comedy film was released, where he played a famous film producer. His partners on the set were Jesse Eisenberg as his character's nephew and Kristen Stewart as his girlfriend.
In 2018 the world premiere of the drama Beautiful Boy according to David Sheff's best-selling book Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction took place. It tells about the difficult period in the father’s life (played by Steve), who feels guilty of his son’s drug addiction (Timothée Chalamet). Together with his ex-wife (Amy Ryan), having forgotten the old hurts, he tries to save his boy from drugs.