Stephen Merchant

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Stephen Merchant
Born November 24, 1974 in Bristol, England, UK
Notable Shows The Office
Extras
Awards

Stephen Merchant an acclaimed British actor, director and writer who typically works with Ricky Gervais on British comedies like The Office and Extras.

Contents

Roles

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Imagine Himself 2x02 - A Funny Business December 19, 2002
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace The Chef 1x02 - Hell Hath Fury February 5, 2004
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace The Chef 1x06 - The Creeping Moss from the Shores of Shuggoth March 4, 2004
Tests Lab Technician 1x06 - Green Wing October 8, 2004
Extras Darren Lamb 1x02 - Episode Two: Ross Kemp July 28, 2005
Extras Darren Lamb 1x03 - Episode Three: Kate Winslet August 4, 2005
Extras Darren Lamb 1x04 - Episode Four: Les Dennis August 11, 2005
Extras Darren Lamb 1x06 - Episode Six: Patrick Stewart August 25, 2005
Imagine Himself 7x03 - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Studio January 31, 2006
Extras Darren Lamb 2x01 - Orlando Bloom September 14, 2006
Extras Darren Lamb 2x02 - David Bowie September 21, 2006
Extras Darren Lamb 2x03 - Daniel Radcliffe September 28, 2006
Extras Darren Lamb 2x04 - Chris Martin October 5, 2006
Extras Darren Lamb 2x05 - Ian McKellen October 12, 2006
Extras Darren Lamb 2x06 - Jonathan Ross October 19, 2006
24 CTU Worker 6x01 - Day 6: 6:00AM - 7:00AM January 14, 2007
The Comedy Map of Britain Himself 1x01 - Episode 101 January 27, 2007
Comedy Connections Himself 5x06 - The Office February 16, 2007

Talk Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
Richard & Judy October 25, 2004
Breakfast November 1, 2005
This Morning (UK) December 11, 2006
This Morning (UK) May 21, 2007

Writer

Staff Writer

Series Season(s)
The Office (UK) 1 2
Extras 1 2

Episode Writer

Series Episode Airdate
The Office (USA) 1x01 - Pilot March 24, 2005 (teleplay)
The Office (USA) 3x09 - The Convict November 30, 2006

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies Written

Title Airdate Series/Banner
NBC 75th Anniversary Special May 5, 2002

Director

Staff Director

Series Season(s)
The Office (UK) 1 2
Extras 1 2

Episode Director

Series Episode Airdate
Comedy Lab 5x04 - The Last Chancers November 21, 2002

Producer

Series Year(s) Producer Credit Season(s)
The Office (USA) 2005 –2013 Executive Producer

Awards and Accolades

BAFTA Awards

(7 Nominations, 3 Wins)

  • Won: Situation Comedy Award (2002)
The Office (UK)
  • Won: Situation Comedy Award (2003)
The Office (UK)
  • Won: Situation Comedy Award (2004)
The Office (UK)
  • Nominated: Best Situation Comedy (2006)
Extras
  • Nominated: Best Writer (2006)
Extras
  • Nominated: Best Comedy Performance (2007)
Extras
  • Nominated: Best Writer (2007)
Extras

Emmy Awards

(3 Nominations, 1 Win)

  • Nominated: Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (2005)
The Office (UK): Christmas Special
  • Nominated: Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (2006)
Extras: Episode Three: Kate Winslet
  • Won: Outstanding Comedy Series (2007)
The Office (USA)

Writers Guild of America

(3 Nominations, 1 Win)

  • Nominated: WGA Award (TV), Comedy Series (2006)
The Office (USA)
  • Nominated: WGA Award (TV), New Series (2006)
The Office (USA)
  • Won: WGA Award (TV), Comedy Series (2007)
The Office (USA)

Other Awards

British Comedy Awards

(1 Nomination, 1 Win)

  • Won: Best TV Comedy Actor (2006)
Extras

Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

  • Won: Writer's Award (2002)
The Office (UK)
  • Won: Writer's Award (2003)
The Office (UK)