B.J. Novak

Actor, Comedian, Writer
The latest of Hollywood's multi-talented golden boys, actor-writer B. J. Novak was on the fast track to having a truly charmed career, most evidently following the success of the American version of the U.K. sitcom ... Read more »
Born: 07/31/1979 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Actor (16)

The Mindy Project 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Comedy Warriors 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 2014 (Movie)

Alistair Smythe (Actor)

Saving Mr. Banks 2013 (Movie)

Robert Sherman (Actor)

The Internship 2013 (Movie)

Male Interviewer (Actor)

The Office: Retrospective Special 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

The Smurfs 2 2013 (Movie)

Baker Smurf (Voice)

The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Cameo

The Office 2003 - 2007, 2009 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

The Late Show With David Letterman 2011 (Tv Show)

Guest

The Smurfs 2011 (Movie)

Baker (Voice)

Inglourious Basterds 2009 (Movie)

PFC Smithson Utivich (Actor)

Knocked Up 2007 (Movie)

Young Doctor (Actor)

Reign Over Me 2007 (Movie)

Mr. Fallon (Actor)

Unaccompanied Minors 2006 (Movie)

Desk Attendant (Actor)

Punk'd 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor
Music (1)

Saving Mr. Banks 2013 (Movie)

("Chim Chim Cher-ee") (Song Performer)
Writer (1)

Raising Dad 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Writer

Biography

The latest of Hollywood's multi-talented golden boys, actor-writer B. J. Novak was on the fast track to having a truly charmed career, most evidently following the success of the American version of the U.K. sitcom, "The Office" (NBC, 2004- ), where he served as both writer and on screen performer. Groomed for success since early childhood, Novak, the son of noted editor and comedy scholar, William Novak, literally grew up surrounded by celebrities, comedians, and stand-up comics - an environment in which he would flourish throughout his life.

Relationships

Mindy Kaling Writer

Companion
Co-starred on NBC's "The Office" No longer together

Jesse Novak

Brother
Ex-member of the sketch comedy group Olde English

William Novak Source Material

Father
Ghostwriter and the co-editor of The Big Book of Jewish Humor

Lev Novak

Brother

EDUCATION

Newton South High School

Newton , Massachusetts
Graduated with his "Office" co-star John Krasinski

Harvard University

Cambridge , Massachusetts

Milestones

2009

Played a Nazi hunter in Quentin Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds"

2006

Appeared in the holiday comedy "Unaccompanied Minors"

2005

Cast as junior sales representative, Ryan Howard on NBC's American version of the British cult favorite series "The Office"; also writer and co-producer of several episodes

2003

Played an actor on the hit celebrity prankster series "Punk’d" (MTV)

2001

Made professional debut as a writer for the short-lived sitcom, "Raising Dad" (WB)

2001

Moved to Los Angeles and began working as a stand-up comedian

Bonus Trivia

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Novak was named one of Variety's "Ten Comedians To Watch" in 2003

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