Michael Cera

  • Birth Name: Michael Austin Cera
  • Birth Place: Brampton, Ontario, Canada
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Starred in his first commercial at 8 years old for Canadian fast-food chain Tim Hortons.
  • Was cast as a regular on I Was a Sixth Grade Alien in 1999.
  • Became a popular voice artist on children's series, such as Rolie Polie Olie, The Berenstain Bears and Braceface.
  • Made big-screen debut in 2000 with Frequency and Steal This Movie.
  • Breakout role was as awkward teen George-Michael Bluth on the critically acclaimed sitcom Arrested Development.
  • Created an online comedy series with his friend, Clark Duke, called Clark and Michael.
  • Star rose in Hollywood in 2007 when he appeared in Superbad with Jonah Hill and the Oscar-nominated Juno with Ellen Page.
  • Co-founded the band The Long Goodbye and was a touring bass player for indie-rock group Mister Heavenly.

Awards

  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2008, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Young Actor: Nominee
  • 2009, BAFTA Film Awards — Rising Star Award: Nominee
  • 2005, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2004, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2008, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: Nominee
  • 2018, Tony — Actor (Featured Role--Play): Nominee

Relationships

  • Luigi Cera — Father
  • Aubrey Plaza — Ex-significant Other
  • Jordan Cera — Sister
  • Molly Cera — Sister
  • Linda Cera — Mother

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