Stephen Merchant

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Stephen James Merchant
  • Birth Place: Bristol, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/24/1974, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor; writer; director; comedian
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Stephen Merchant Fast Facts:
  • Started in show business as Ricky Gervais' assistant on his XFM radio program.
  • Was a 1998 finalist in the Daily Telegraph's comedy competition, the Open Mic Awards.
  • Made a guest appearance on the original British version of The Office as a character called the Ogg Monster.
  • Admires John Cleese.
  • Cocreator of The Office and Extras with Ricky Gervais.
  • Stephen Merchant Awards:
  • 2008 Emmy: Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special - Nominee
  • 2008 Emmy: Outstanding Made for Television Movie - Nominee
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Animated Program - Nominee
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2006 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2005 Emmy: Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special - Nominee
  • 2006 Emmy: Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2007 Emmy: Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2008 Emmy: Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special - Nominee
  • 2007 Emmy: Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2009 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2008 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2007 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee

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