Steve Carell on <EM>The Daily Show</EM> and in <EM>Get Smart</EM> (in theaters Feb. 18) Steve Carell on The Daily Show and in Get Smart (in theaters Feb. 18)

Looking at the photos to the right, one could say not much has changed. (And certainly not the haircut.) Yet in just seven short years, Steve Carell has gone from being a bit player on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to a bona fide TV superstar and box-offce draw. As he continues to rule Dunder Mifflin with an iron fist on NBC's The Office, CArell's latest feature foray is as no less than Agent 86 in Warner Brothers new take on Get Smart, which opens Friday. Here's a look at Carell's career.

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart * 1999-2004
"The cross-promotion they can do is great," Carell says of the NBC/Universal Pictures synergy. "Because if the movie is successful, it will end up helping the TV show and vice versa." If you're a Steve Carell fan and in need of a massive multimedia fix, this, my friend, is your time to indulge.

The Office * 2004-Present
"The cross-promotion they can do is great," Carell says of the NBC/Universal Pictures synergy. "Because if the movie is successful, it will end up helping the TV show and vice versa."

Brucee Almighty * 2005
If you're a Steve Carell fan and in need of a massive multimedia fix, this, my friend, is your time to indulge. Yesterday a DVD set of the entire first season of The Office hit stores, and tonight at 8 pm/ET, NBC will air a four-episode minimarathon of the workplace comedy — peppered throughout with teases for Carell's new feature film, The 40 Year Old Virgin, which opens Friday.

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy * 2006
"The cross-promotion they can do is great," Carell says of the NBC/Universal Pictures synergy. "Because if the movie is successful, it will end up helping the TV show and vice versa."

The 40-Year-Old Virgin * 2006
If you're a Steve Carell fan and in need of a massive multimedia fix, this, my friend, is your time to indulge. Yesterday a DVD set of the entire first season of The Office hit stores, and tonight at 8 pm/ET, NBC will air a four-episode minimarathon

Little Miss Sunshine * 2006
If you're a Steve Carell fan and in need of a massive multimedia fix, this, my friend, is your time to indulge. Yesterday a DVD set of the entire first season of The Office hit stores, and tonight at 8 pm/ET, NBC will air a four-episode minimarathon

Evan Almighty * 2007
"The cross-promotion they can do is great," Carell says of the NBC/Universal Pictures synergy. "Because if the movie is successful, it will end up helping the TV show and vice versa."

Get Smart * In theaters Feb. 18, 2008
"The cross-promotion they can do is great," Carell says of the NBC/Universal Pictures synergy. "Because if the movie is successful, it will end up helping the TV show and vice versa."