Steve Carell was born on August 16th, 1963 in Acton, Massachusetts. His birth name was actually Carello. He attended Middlesex School in Concord and graduated from Denison University.
It was in college where he and some friends started a touring comedy company, and after graduating he continued along the same road road by taking improv classes, theatre, and joined Chicago's Second City troupe.
Some of his most memorable roles include a TV newscaster in Bruce Almighty, a weatherman in Anchorman, a senior correspondent on Comedy Central's The Daily Show, and recent roles in The 40-Year-Old virgin and the TV show The Office.