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Steven Wright

Comedian / Screenwriter / Writer / Film Director | * 12/06/1955 (66) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Steven Alexander Wright (born December 6, 1955) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and film producer. He is known for his distinctly lethargic voice and slow, deadpan delivery of ironic, philosophical and sometimes nonsensical jokes, paraprosdokians, non sequiturs, anti-humor, and one-liners with contrived situations. Wright was ranked as the 15th Greatest Comedian by Rolling Stone in its 2017 list of the 50 Greatest Stand-up Comics. His accolades include the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for starring in, writing, and producing the short film The Appointments of Dennis Jennings (1988) and two Primetime Emmy Awards nominations as a producer of Louie (2010–15). He is known for his supporting role as Leon in the Peabody Award-winning tragicomedy web series Horace and Pete. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Kids & Family | Drama

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Awards & Nominations for Steven Wright

Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film

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Movies with Steven Wright as Actor(28)

as Mel Meh (voice)2017 The Emoji Movie
as himself2015 Call Me Lucky
as Daniel Moss2005 Son of the Mask
as himself2005 The Aristocrats
as Steven2003 Coffee and Cigarettes
as Panty Hose Customer2000 Loser
as Soldier1999 One Soldier
as Goatman1998 1999
as The Guy on the Couch1998 Half Baked
as Bob (voice)1998 Babe: Pig in the City
as RCMP Officer at Headquarters1995 Canadian Bacon
as Dr. Emil Reingold1994 Natural Born Killers
as Mr. Lorenzo "Speed" Trudgealong (voice)1994 The Swan Princess
as Eddie1994 Speechless
as Man at Pay Phone1994 Mixed Nuts
as K-Billy DJ (voice)1992 Reservoir Dogs
as Sterling1990 Men of Respect
as Pruitt1988 Stars & Bars
as Steven1986 Coffee and Cigarettes
as Larry Stillman D.D.S.1985 Desperately Seeking Susan
as Man in Crowd1979 The Last Word

TV Shows/Series with Steven Wright as Actor(9)

Movies with Steven Wright as Crew(7)

Directing/Director1999 One Soldier
Writing/Writer1999 One Soldier
Writing/Writer1986 Coffee and Cigarettes
Writing/Writer1985 A Steven Wright Special

TV Shows/Series with Steven Wright as Crew(1)

Writing/Writer1985 Star Wars: Droids

Full Name: Steven Wright
Born: Tuesday, 12/06 1955 (December) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 66 years + 52 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Emerson College, Middlesex Community College, Burlington High School
Record Label: Warner Bros. Records
Other names for Steven Wright (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Steven Alexander Wright"
Steven Wright frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (32x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (27x, Actor)
Bill Hader (25x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (21x, Actress)
Tress MacNeille (20x, Actress)
Jason Sudeikis (18x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (17x, Actor)
Will Forte (15x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (14x, Actress)
Amy Poehler (13x, Actress)
Phil Hartman (13x, Actor)
Alec Baldwin (11x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:10786, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 12/31/2021