Ben Falcone

  1. Steve Carell,  The Office, TV,  2005-2013.   In the hunt for a US version of Ricky Gervais for the US take on his classic BBC mockumentary series, NBC looked at Falcone (Melissa McCarthy’s husband), Hank Azaria, Bill Chott, Ben Paul Giamatti, Thomas Lennon, Ken Marino,   Bob Odenkirk, Nick Offerman, Paul F Tompkins, Alan Tudyk, Rain Wilson (who became Dwight) and Jim Zulevic.  Carell, a Jon Stewart protégé on The Daily Show, survived as Michael Scott for 138 of the 187 episodes.

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