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The Office is the title of multiple television situation comedy shows. The Office is an Emmy Award-winning American television comedy that debuted on NBC as a midseason replacement on March 24, 2005. ... La Job is a Quebec comedy television series. ... Look up office in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article is about a genre of comedy. ...

The Office
The title cards of the UK (above) and US (below) versions of The Office.
The title cards of the UK (above) and US (below) versions of The Office.
Format Situation comedy
Created by Ricky Gervais
Stephen Merchant
Ralf Husmann
Written by Ricky Gervais
Stephen Merchant
Directed by Ricky Gervais
Stephen Merchant
Starring Ricky Gervais
Martin Freeman
Mackenzie Crook
Lucy Davis
Ewen MacIntosh
Ben Bradshaw
Emma Louise Manton
Philip Pickard
Country of origin Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 15 (List of episodes)
Production
Camera setup Single camera
Running time approx. 30 min. (regular episodes)
90 min. (series finale)
Broadcast
Original channel BBC Two / HBO
Original run January 23, 2001December 27, 2003
External links
IMDb profile

The first was the UK version, created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, starring Gervais as the main character. Initially broadcast on BBC Two on 9 July 2001, it ran for two series plus a two-part Christmas special. This article is about the USA version of The Office. ... This article is about a genre of comedy. ... Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... Stephen Merchant (born 24 November 1974 in Bristol) is an English Emmy, Golden Globe, British Comedy Award and BAFTA-award winning writer, director, and comedic actor. ... Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... Stephen Merchant (born 24 November 1974 in Bristol) is an English Emmy, Golden Globe, British Comedy Award and BAFTA-award winning writer, director, and comedic actor. ... Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... Stephen Merchant (born 24 November 1974 in Bristol) is an English Emmy, Golden Globe, British Comedy Award and BAFTA-award winning writer, director, and comedic actor. ... Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... Martin Freeman (born September 8, 1971) is an English actor. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Lucy Davis (born 2 January 1973) is an English actress. ... Benjamin Peter James Bradshaw (born August 30, 1960) British politician and is the Labour Member of Parliament for Exeter and the Minister for Local Environment, Marine and Animal Welfare with the rank of Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... A single camera setup is the name given to the filming procedure used to film motion pictures. ... For the BBC radio station, see BBC Radio 2. ... HBO (Home Box Office) is a premium cable television network with headquarters in New York City. ... is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (362nd in leap years). ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Office is a British television comedy series, created, written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, and first aired in the UK on BBC Two on July 9, 2001. ... Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... Stephen Merchant (born 24 November 1974 in Bristol) is an English Emmy, Golden Globe, British Comedy Award and BAFTA-award winning writer, director, and comedic actor. ... For the BBC radio station, see BBC Radio 2. ... is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... For other uses, see Christmas (disambiguation). ...


The show's success prompted NBC to create an American version, which premiered on 24 March 2005. Other than the Pilot episode, the scripts for the US version are original, and not adaptations from the UK, although some scenes, general story ideas, and characters are based on the original. This article is about the television network. ... The Office is an Emmy Award-winning American television comedy that debuted on NBC as a midseason replacement on March 24, 2005. ... is the 83rd day of the year (84th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


A French adaptation of the series, titled Le Bureau, aired in Spring 2006 on Canal+.[1] A Quebecois version of the show, produced by Anne-Marie Losique and called La Job, premiered on January 11, 2007. (The lead character in this version is called David Gervais, a cross of Ricky Gervais, and his character, David Brent.) Le Bureau is a French television show that airs Thursday nights on Canal+. It is a French version of the popular British television series The Office. ... Canal+ (Canal Plus, meaning Channel Plus/More in French) is a French premium pay television channel launched in 1984. ... This article is about the Canadian province. ... Portrait of Anne-Marie Losique. ... La Job is a Quebec comedy television series. ... is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ...


The German series Stromberg (first aired in 2004) also used The Office as a basis, but did not secure official rights; the German creators later on were made to add Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant in the credits as having "inspired" the series. (Ricky Gervais additionally said that he "can't go into details but, yes, there was an agreement reached and we are very happy with it.")[2] Stromberg is a German television series which is produced by Brainpool and broadcast on the commercial television channel ProSieben. ...


The German version, Stromberg, was spoofed in the TV series Switch Reloaded (aired November 2007 to January 2008) in a segment called "Obersalzberg" (the name of Hitler's mountain retreat), in which Adolf Hitler is the Regional Manager. The segment uses the same stylistic elements as The Office. Obersalzberg is a mountainside near Berchtesgaden in Bavaria, Germany. ... Hitler redirects here. ...


In July 2006 it was reported in the Hollywood Reporter that BBC Films was considering a feature length version of The Office for cinematic release.[3] The Hollywood Reporter is one of two major trade papers of the film industry in the United States, the other being Variety. ... For other uses, see BBC (disambiguation). ...


In 2007 the office format has been licenced to MumboJumbo [1]a computer game company. They released in October 2007 a game based on the characters from the USA version of the TV series. MumboJumbo is a developer and publisher of premium casual video games. ...


In January 2008, Variety reported[4] that the BBC had licensed a remake of The Office for Chilean television with a premiere in May. Variety is a daily newspaper for the entertainment industry. ... For other uses, see BBC (disambiguation). ...

Contents

Cast and character counterparts

Occupation Original British version(Wernham Hogg
Slough branch)
American NBC version
(Dunder MifflinScranton branch)
French version (Le Bureau)(Cogirep
Villepinte branch)
German version (Stromberg) Quebec version (La Job)(Les Papiers Jennings
Côte-de-Liesse, Saint-Laurent, branch)
Regional Manager David Brent
(Ricky Gervais)
Michael Scott
(Steve Carell)
Gilles Triquet
(François Berléand)
Bernd Stromberg
(Christoph Maria Herbst)
David Gervais
(Antoine Vézina)
Sales Representative Tim Canterbury
(Martin Freeman)
Jim Halpert
(John Krasinski)
Paul Delorme
(Jérémie Elkaïm)
Ulf Steinke
(Oliver Wnuk)
Louis Tremblay
(Sébastien Huberdeau)
Receptionist Dawn Tinsley
(Lucy Davis)
Pam Beesly
(Jenna Fischer)
Laetitia Kadiri
(Anne-Laure Balbir)
Tanja Seifert (co-worker, not receptionist)
(Diana Staehly)
Anne Viens
(Sophie Cadieux)
Assistant (to the) Regional Manager Gareth Keenan
(Mackenzie Crook)
Dwight Schrute
(Rainn Wilson)
Joël Liotard
(Benoît Carré)
Berthold "Ernie" Heisterkamp
(Bjarne I. Mädel)
Sam Bisaillon
(Paul Ahmarani)
Dock Worker
and Receptionist's (former) fiancé
Lee
(Joel Beckett)
Roy Anderson
(David Denman)
Ludovic Correia
(Julien Favart)
Roland (never shown on camera)
(N/A)
Luc
(Martin Tremblay)
Travelling Sales
Representative
Chris Finch
(Ralph Ineson)
Todd Packer
(David Koechner)
Didier Leguelec
(Jean-Pierre Loustau)
Theo (friend, not co-worker)
(Andreas Schmidt)
Rocky Larocque
(Yves Amyot)
Corporate Supervisor Jennifer Taylor-Clarke
(Stirling Gallacher)
Neil Godwin
(Patrick Baladi)
Jan Levinson
(Melora Hardin)
Ryan Howard
(B.J. Novak)
Juliette Lebrac
(Astrid Bas)
Tatjana Berkel
(Tatjana Alexander)
Timo Becker
(Lars Gärtner)
Emmanuelle Sirois-Keaton
(Nathalie Coupal)
New employee Ricky Howard
(Oliver Chris)
Ryan Howard
(B.J. Novak)
N/A N/A N/A
Accountant Keith Bishop
(Ewen Macintosh)
Kevin Malone
(Brian Baumgartner)
N/A N/A N/A
Sales Representative's girlfriend Rachel
(Stacey Roca)
Karen Filippelli
(Rashida Jones)
Claire Criss N/A N/A

Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Slough (pronounced ) is a town and unitary authority (Borough of Slough) in England. ... Dunder-Mifflin, Inc. ... Scranton is a city located in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. ... Le Bureau is a French television show that airs Thursday nights on Canal+. It is a French version of the popular British television series The Office. ... Stromberg is a German television series which is produced by Brainpool and broadcast on the commercial television channel ProSieben. ... La Job is a Quebec comedy television series. ... Information Gender Male Age 39 Occupation General Manager Portrayed by Ricky Gervais Created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant David Brent is a fictional white-collar office middle-manager and one of the principal characters from BBC television comedy The Office, played by co-writer and director Ricky Gervais. ... Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... Michael Gary Scott (born March 15, 1964) is a fictional character on NBCs The Office portrayed by Steve Carell, and based on David Brent from the original British version of The Office. ... Steven John Carell (born August 16, 1962[1]) is a Golden Globe- and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning American comedian, actor, producer and writer, who rose to fame as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, from 1999 to 2004. ... François Berléand (born on 22 April, 1952, in Paris, France) is a French actor. ... Christoph Maria Herbst in his role as Bernd Stromberg Christoph Maria Herbst (born February 9, 1966 in Wuppertal) is a German comedian. ... Antoine Vézina (born in Quebec City, Quebec) is a Quebecois actor. ... Tim Canterbury is a main character in the BBC sitcom The Office, played by Martin Freeman. ... Martin Freeman (born September 8, 1971) is an English actor. ... James Jim Halpert is a fictional character in the United States version of the television sitcom The Office, played by John Krasinski. ... John Burke Krasinski (born October 20, 1979) is an American actor, most widely known for playing Jim Halpert on NBCs The Office and for his role in the film License to Wed. ... Jérémie Elkaïm Jérémie Elkaïm (date of birth unstated), is a French actor most known for his role in Presque rien (U.S. title: Come Undone, 2000). ... Sébastien Huberdeau (born in 1979) is a Quebec actor. ... Dawn Tinsley is a character in the BBC sitcom The Office, played by Lucy Davis. ... Lucy Davis (born 2 January 1973) is an English actress. ... Pamela Beesly is a fictional character on the U.S. television sitcom The Office, played by Jenna Fischer. ... Jenna Fischer (born March 7, 1974) is an Emmy Award-nominated[1] American actress, known for her role as Pam Beesly in the U.S. adaptation of The Office. ... Sophie Cadieux (born August 25, 1977) is a Quebec actress. ... Gareth Keenan is a fictional paper salesman on BBCs comedy The Office. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Dwight Kurt Schrute II is a fictional character on NBCs The Office portrayed by Rainn Wilson. ... Rainn Dietrich Wilson (born January 20, 1966) is an Emmy-nominated and two-time Screen Actors Guild Award-winning American actor. ... Paul Ahmarani is a Quebec actor. ... The Office is a British television comedy series, created, written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, and first aired in the UK on BBC Two on July 9, 2001. ... Joel Beckett is an English actor best known for playing Jake Moon in the popular BBC soap opera EastEnders. ... Roy Anderson is a fictional character from the US television series, The Office. ... David Denman (born July 25, 1973) is an American actor whose feature film credits include Out Cold and Big Fish. ... Chris Finch (often referred to as Finchy) is a character in the BBC comedy show, The Office. ... Ralph Ineson is an English actor best known for playing the character of Chris Finch on the BBC television program The Office, about which he said he enjoyed making him a complete tosser. He has a rich Yorkshire accent and is an avid supporter of The Leeds Scum, a point... David Koechner (pronounced //) (born August 24, 1962) is an American character actor (film, television and stage), comedian and musician. ... Andreas Schmidt was born March 28, 1961 in the small university town of Göttingen[1], Germany. ... Yves Amyot (born September 25, 1969) is a Quebec actor. ... Jennifer Taylor-Clarke is a fictional character on the BBC2 comedy television series The Office. ... Stirling Gallacher as Dr. George Woodson in Doctors Stirling Gallacher (sometimes seen credited as Sterling Gallacher) is an English TV and stage actress best known for her roles as Dr. Georgina Woodson in the medical drama Doctors and as Jennifer Taylor-Clarke in the comedy series The Office She has... Neil Godwin is a fictional character in the BBC sitcom, The Office, played by Patrick Baladi. ... Patrick Baladi - Image from PFD Talent Agency (U.K.) Patrick Baladi is an English actor best known for his portrayal of Neil Godwin on BBCs hit comedy series, The Office. ... Janet Jan Levinson (formerly Levinson-Gould) is a fictional character from the US television series, The Office. ... Melora Hardin (born June 29, 1967, in Houston, Texas), is an American actress, singer, and former child actress. ... Ryan Bailey Howard, played by B. J. Novak, is a fictional character on the US television sitcom The Office. ... Benjamin Joseph Manaly Novak (born July 31, 1979 in Newton, Massachusetts), better known as B.J. Novak, is a stand-up comedian, actor, and writer who can be seen as Ryan Howard on the NBC sitcom The Office. ... Oliver Chris as Boyce in Green Wing. ... Ryan Bailey Howard, played by B. J. Novak, is a fictional character on the US television sitcom The Office. ... Benjamin Joseph Manaly Novak (born July 31, 1979 in Newton, Massachusetts), better known as B.J. Novak, is a stand-up comedian, actor, and writer who can be seen as Ryan Howard on the NBC sitcom The Office. ... The characters N/A (sometimes n/a) are an abbreviation that is mainly used in information tables. ... The characters N/A (sometimes n/a) are an abbreviation that is mainly used in information tables. ... The characters N/A (sometimes n/a) are an abbreviation that is mainly used in information tables. ... Ewen Macintosh (born 25 December 1973) is an English actor. ... Kevin Malone is also the name of a former Los Angeles Dodgers general manager. ... Brian Baumgartner (born November 29, 1972) is an Emmy Award-winning American film and television actor who plays Kevin Malone on The Office. ... The characters N/A (sometimes n/a) are an abbreviation that is mainly used in information tables. ... The characters N/A (sometimes n/a) are an abbreviation that is mainly used in information tables. ... The characters N/A (sometimes n/a) are an abbreviation that is mainly used in information tables. ... Roca as Rachel in The Office. ... Karen Filippelli is a fictional character from the U.S. television series The Office. ... Rashida Leah Jones (born February 25, 1976), is an American actress, writer, model, and musician, best known for her portrayal of Karen Filippelli on The Office. ... The characters N/A (sometimes n/a) are an abbreviation that is mainly used in information tables. ... The characters N/A (sometimes n/a) are an abbreviation that is mainly used in information tables. ...

Key awards won

Selected major awards won only

  • UK version: 2004 Golden Globes for Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy and Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy (Ricky Gervais); 2002, 2003 and 2004 BAFTA TV awards for Situation Comedy and Best Comedy Performance (Ricky Gervais)
  • US version: 2006 Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy (Steve Carell); 2006 Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series; 2007 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
  • German version: 2006 Grimme Award for Fiction/Entertainment - Series/Miniseries

The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organization that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... An Emmy Award. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...

See also

This article is about the characters from the American version of The Office. ... Not to be confused with Extra (TV series). ... Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... Stephen Merchant (born 24 November 1974 in Bristol) is an English Emmy, Golden Globe, British Comedy Award and BAFTA-award winning writer, director, and comedic actor. ... Many successful British TV shows (particularly sitcoms) have been remade for the American market. ... This is a list of Quebec television series imports and exports. ... For other uses, see People Like Us (disambiguation). ... Mockumentary (also known as a pseudo-documentary)[1], a portmanteau of mock and documentary, is a film and TV genre, or a single work of the genre. ... The Newsroom is an award winning Canadian television comedy series which ran on CBC Television in the 1996-1997, 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 seasons. ... Caméra Café is a French-born concept of comedy television series exported around the world. ...

References

  1. ^ The Office remade for French TV
  2. ^ Ricky Gervais Answers Your Questions
  3. ^ "The Office heading for big screen?", Radio Telefís Éireann, July 6, 2006, retrieved September 11, 2006.
  4. ^ Whiteman, Bobbie (January 14, 2008), "'Office' relocates to Latin America", Variety, <http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117978996.html>. Retrieved on January 15, 2008 

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External links

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The Office
  • Offthetelly.co.uk comparison of the UK and US versions
  • A comparison of the US, UK, French, and German shows on Slate.
  • Essay contrasting the US and UK shows in The New Yorker.
  • USA Today article on real-life CEO lessons
Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Wikiquote is one of a family of wiki-based projects run by the Wikimedia Foundation, running on MediaWiki software. ... Slate is an online news and culture magazine created in 1996 by former New Republic editor Michael Kinsley and owned by Microsoft (as part of MSN). ... For other uses, see New Yorker. ... The Office is a British television comedy series, created, written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, and first aired in the UK on BBC Two on July 9, 2001. ... Episode One is the first episode of the first series of The Office. ... Episode Two is the second episode of the first series of The Office. ... Episode Three is the third episode of the first series of The Office. ... Episode Four is the fourth episode of the first series of The Office. ... Episode Five is the fifth episode of the first series of The Office. ... Episode Six is the sixth episode of the first series of The Office. ... Episode One is the first episode of the second series of The Office. ... Episode Two is the second episode of the second series of The Office. ... Episode Three is the third episode of the second series of The Office. ... Episode Four is the fourth episode of the second series of The Office. ... Episode Five is the fifth episode of the second series of The Office. ... Episode Six is the sixth episode of the second series of The Office. ... The Office Christmas specials are two 45-minute episodes of The Office that conclude the series. ... Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... Stephen Merchant (born 24 November 1974 in Bristol) is an English Emmy, Golden Globe, British Comedy Award and BAFTA-award winning writer, director, and comedic actor. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Gareth Keenan is a fictional paper salesman on BBCs comedy The Office. ... Lucy Davis (born 2 January 1973) is an English actress. ... Dawn Tinsley is a character in the BBC sitcom The Office, played by Lucy Davis. ... Martin Freeman (born September 8, 1971) is an English actor. ... Tim Canterbury is a main character in the BBC sitcom The Office, played by Martin Freeman. ... Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... Information Gender Male Age 39 Occupation General Manager Portrayed by Ricky Gervais Created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant David Brent is a fictional white-collar office middle-manager and one of the principal characters from BBC television comedy The Office, played by co-writer and director Ricky Gervais. ... The Office is a British television comedy series, created, written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, and first aired in the UK on BBC Two on July 9, 2001. ... Handbags and Gladrags is the name of a song written by Mike dAbo of Manfred Mann fame. ... The Office is an Emmy Award-winning American television comedy that debuted on NBC as a midseason replacement on March 24, 2005. ... This was the United States broadcast television schedule on all six commercial television networks for the Fall season beginning in September 2004. ... This was the United States broadcast television schedule on all six commercial television networks for the Fall season beginning in September 2005. ... // The following are the 2006-07 season prime time schedules for the six most popular commercial English-language broadcast U.S. television networks, and six of the top eight regardless of language. ... The following article details the developing fall prime time schedules for the United States six major English language broadcast networks. ... Greg Daniels is a well known television comedy writer. ... Ben Silverman is the founder and CEO of Reveille Studios, an independent television and film production and distribution company. ... Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... Stephen Merchant (born 24 November 1974 in Bristol) is an English Emmy, Golden Globe, British Comedy Award and BAFTA-award winning writer, director, and comedic actor. ... Steven John Carell (born August 16, 1962[1]) is a Golden Globe- and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning American comedian, actor, producer and writer, who rose to fame as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, from 1999 to 2004. ... Rainn Dietrich Wilson (born January 20, 1966) is an Emmy-nominated and two-time Screen Actors Guild Award-winning American actor. ... John Burke Krasinski (born October 20, 1979) is an American actor, most widely known for playing Jim Halpert on NBCs The Office and for his role in the film License to Wed. ... Jenna Fischer (born March 7, 1974) is an Emmy Award-nominated[1] American actress, known for her role as Pam Beesly in the U.S. adaptation of The Office. ... Benjamin Joseph Manaly Novak (born July 31, 1979 in Newton, Massachusetts), better known as B.J. Novak, is a stand-up comedian, actor, and writer who plays the character of Ryan Howard on the NBC sitcom The Office. ... Michael Gary Scott (born March 15, 1964) is a fictional character on NBCs The Office portrayed by Steve Carell, and based on David Brent from the original British version of The Office. ... Dwight Kurt Schrute II is a fictional character on NBCs The Office portrayed by Rainn Wilson. ... James Jim Halpert is a fictional character in the United States version of the television sitcom The Office, played by John Krasinski. ... Pamela Beesly is a fictional character on the U.S. television sitcom The Office, played by Jenna Fischer. ... Ryan Bailey Howard, played by B. J. Novak, is a fictional character on the US television sitcom The Office. ... Greg Daniels is a well known television comedy writer. ... Michael Schur is a television producer and writer. ... Paul Lieberstein is an American actor, writer and producer who can be seen as Toby on the NBC sitcom The Office. ... Mindy Kaling on The Office Mindy Kaling is an American actress and scriptwriter best known for her work on the television show The Office, on which she plays the bubbly Kelly Kapoor. ... Benjamin Joseph Manaly Novak (born July 31, 1979 in Newton, Massachusetts), better known as B.J. Novak, is a stand-up comedian, actor, and writer who plays the character of Ryan Howard on the NBC sitcom The Office. ... Jennifer Celotta is a television producer and writer. ... Lee Eisenberg is a film and television writer. ... Gene Stupnitsky is a film and television writer. ... Brent Forrester is an American television writer. ... Steven John Carell (born August 16, 1962[1]) is a Golden Globe- and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning American comedian, actor, producer and writer, who rose to fame as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, from 1999 to 2004. ... Lester Lewis is an American television writer and producer, whos credits include sitcoms such as Caroline in the City and The Larry Sanders Show. ... Dunder-Mifflin, Inc. ...

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BBC - Comedy: The Office - Character Profile - David Brent (248 words)
David Brent was the Regional Manager based at the Slough Office of Wernham Hogg.
He is a philosopher to rival Descartes, a musician to rival Texas, a dancer to rival MC Hammer - and has an acute grasp of political correctness.
Yet the BBC documentary crew that filmed him at work in The Office stitched him up and portrayed him as the 'boss from hell'.
The Office (US TV series) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3896 words)
The Office (alternate title: The Office: An American Workplace) is a television comedy about the day-to-day lives of office employees of the fictitious Dunder Mifflin Paper Company in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Rounding out the office are the stern salesman Stanley Hudson, who barely stands for Michael's constant references to his African-American heritage; the free-flowing Creed (played by musician Creed Bratton, formerly of The Grass Roots); the innocent and timid Phyllis Lapin; the bubbly and talkative Kelly Kapoor; and the depressed alcoholic single mother Meredith Palmer.
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