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B.J. Novak

Actor | Producer | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
The Office (2005-2013) | Inglourious Basterds (2009) | Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 20 nominations More »
AKA 
BJ Novak
BORN 
Jul 31, 1979 (age 38)
HEIGHT 
5' 8½" (1.74m)

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Past Film & Video (12 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The FounderThe Founder Harry J. Sonneborn  Less 2016 $25MM $13MM / $22MM
  • Primary photo for AnomalisaAnomalisa Special Thanks (kickstarter backer)  Less 2015 $8MM $3.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Amazing Spider-Man 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Alistair Smythe  Less 2014 $200MM $203MM / $709MM
  • Primary photo for Saving Mr. BanksSaving Mr. Banks Robert Sherman, Performer ("Chim Chim Cher-ee", "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocius", "A Spoonful of Sugar", "Fidelity Fiduciary Bank", "Let's Go Fly a Kite")  Less 2013 $35MM $83MM / $118MM
  • Primary photo for The Smurfs 2The Smurfs 2 Baker Smurf (voice)  Less 2013 $105MM $71MM / $348MM
  • Primary photo for The InternshipThe Internship Male Interviewer  Less 2013 $58MM $45MM / $93MM
  • Primary photo for The DictatorThe Dictator Actor (uncredited)  Less 2012 $65MM $60MM / $179MM
  • Primary photo for The SmurfsThe Smurfs Baker (voice)  Less 2011 $110MM $143MM / $564MM
  • Primary photo for Inglourious BasterdsInglourious Basterds Pfc. Smithson Utivich  Less 2009 $75MM $121MM / $314MM
  • Primary photo for Knocked UpKnocked Up Young Doctor  Less 2007 $30MM $149MM / $219MM
  • Primary photo for Reign Over MeReign Over Me Mr. Fallon  Less 2007 $20MM $20MM / $1.8MM
  • Primary photo for Unaccompanied MinorsUnaccompanied Minors Desk Attendant  Less 2006 $26MM $17MM / —
Past Television (13 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCrazy Ex-Girlfriend (TV Series) B.J. Novak ( 2 episodes, 2016–2018 )  Less 2016–2018 2
  • Primary photo for KonttoriKonttori (TV Series) Writer (based on the original screenplay by) ( 2 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 2
    • Tytöt ja pojat (Mar 3, 2017) Writer (based on the original screenplay by)  Less
    • Suvaitsevaisuuspäivä (Mar 3, 2017) Writer (based on the original screenplay by)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Mindy ProjectThe Mindy Project (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 24 episodes, 2012–2014 ) , Jamie ( 5 episodes, 2013–2016 ) , Consulting Producer ( 5 episodes, 2012–2013 ) , Director ( 2 episodes, 2013 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2012–2016 32
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  • Primary photo for ArthurArthur (TV Series) Mike 'MC' Cramp ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for The NewsroomThe Newsroom (TV Series) Lucas Pruit ( 4 episodes, 2014 )  Less 2014 4
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  • Primary photo for CommunityCommunity (TV Series) Mr. Egypt ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for The OfficeThe Office (TV Series) Ryan Howard ( 166 episodes, 2005–2013 ) , Co-Executive Producer ( 65 episodes, 2008–2011 ) , Executive Producer ( 34 episodes, 2011–2012 ) , Supervising Producer ( 33 episodes, 2006–2008 ) , Co-Producer ( 22 episodes, 2005–2006 ) , Writer ( 15 episodes, 2005–2012 ) , Associate Producer ( 5 episodes, 2006–2007 ) , Director ( 5 episodes, 2009–2012 ) , Executive Story Editor ( 5 episodes, 2005 ) , Performer ("Remember to Call") ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Performer ("The Gambler", "Meet the Flintstones") ( 1 episode, 2007 ) , Writer ("Dunder Mifflin") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2005–2013 166
    • Finale (May 16, 2013) Ryan Howard  Less
    • New Guys (Sep 20, 2012) Ryan Howard  Less
    • Free Family Portrait Studio (May 10, 2012) Ryan Howard, Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Office: The Girl Next DoorThe Office: The Girl Next Door (TV Series) Ryan Howard ( 2 episodes, 2011 ) , Performer ("Male Prima Donna") ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Performer ("Girl Next Door") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 2
  • Primary photo for The Office: The 3rd FloorThe Office: The 3rd Floor (TV Series) Ryan Howard ( 3 episodes, 2010 )  Less 2010 3
  • Primary photo for The Office: The MentorThe Office: The Mentor (TV Series) Ryan Howard ( 2 episodes, 2010 )  Less 2010 2
    • BFFs? (Mar 4, 2010) Ryan Howard  Less
    • Lunchtime (Mar 4, 2010) Ryan Howard  Less
  • Primary photo for The Office: Subtle SexualityThe Office: Subtle Sexuality (TV Series) Ryan Howard ( 3 episodes, 2009 ) , Performer ("Male Prima Donna") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 3
  • Primary photo for The Office: BlackmailThe Office: Blackmail (TV Series) Director ( 4 episodes, 2009 )  Less 2009 4
    • Pay Day (May 28, 2009) Director  Less
    • Kelly (May 21, 2009) Director  Less
    • Andy (May 14, 2009) Director  Less
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  • Primary photo for Raising DadRaising Dad (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 2002 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001–2002 2
Self (40 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Male Interviewer ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The OfficeThe Office (TV Series) Ryan Howard ( 2 episodes, 2009–2013 )  Less 2009–2013
    • Paper Airplane (Apr 25, 2013) Ryan Howard (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • Stress Relief (Feb 1, 2009) Ryan Howard (archive footage)  Less

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