B.J. Novak Celebrity Watchlist

Blessed with an offbeat sense of humor, this Harvard graduate snagged his first professional entertainment job — as a writer for the short-lived sitcom Raising Dad — three days after finishing college in 2001. Once the show folded, Novak turned to stand-up… (more)

Birth Name: Benjamin Joseph Manaly Novak

Birth Place: Newton, Massachusetts, United States

Profession: Actor, Writer, Comedian

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  • Birth Name: Benjamin Joseph Manaly Novak
  • Birth Place: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Writer, Comedian

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