Stephen Merchant is an English radio presenter, writer, director and actor. He began his career as a stand-up comedian. His major television work was as a writer and director of ‘The Office (UK)’ (2001–2003) in which he also starred.
Till date, Merchant has contributed to several dramas including ‘Extras' (2005–2007), 'An Idiot Abroad' (2011–2013), 'Life's Too Short' (2011–2013), 'Hello Ladies' (2013), 'Drunk History', 'The Big Bang Theory' (2015) and 'Dream Corp, LLC' (2016-present).
As a film actor, he has acted in 'Hot Fuzz' (2007), 'The Invention of Lying' (2009), 'Cemetery Junction' (2010), 'Tooth Fairy' (2010), 'Hall Pass' (2011), 'I Give It a Year' (2013), 'Logan' (2017), 'The Girl in the Spider's Web' (2018), 'Fighting with My Family' (2019) and 'Good Boys' (2019). Merchant has also worked as a voice actor in 'Bromwell High' (2005), 'The Ricky Gervais Show' (The Ricky Gervais Show), 'Robot Chicken' (2014), 'The Simpsons' (2016) and 'American Dad!' (2016).