Stephen Root

Biography

Date of Birth 17 November 1951, Sarasota, Florida, USA Height 5' 9" (1.75 m) Stephen Root is an American actor. Among his most recognized television roles were eccentric billionaire Jimmy James on NBC's NewsRadio and as the voice of Bill Dauterive and Buck Strickland on King of the Hill. Recently, he had a recurring role on the final two seasons of The West Wing as Republican campaign consultant Bob Mayer, for which he received an Emmy nomination. His most recognizable film roles to date are as the mumbling, quirky Milton Waddams in Mike Judge's 1999 cult classic Office Space and as Gordon Pibb in the box office hit Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story. Stephen is a favorite of the Coen Brothers and has had memorable roles in films such as O Brother, Where Art Thou? and The Ladykillers. He has also voiced various characters in Iceage, Finding Nemo and Courage the Cowardly Dog. Stephen reunited with Mike Judge in Idiocracy and has also portrayed NASA flight director Chris Kraft in the miniseries From the Earth to the Moon. He provides the lead voice of Commander Chode on the Sci Fi Channel's Tripping the Rift, as well as the voice of Homebase of The X's. Root has also had many guest appearances in television programs, the most notable being made the Klingon Captain K'Vada in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Unification." Root recently played Richard A. Clarke in "The Path to 9/11.

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Birth Place

Sarasota, Florida, USA

Birth Date

11/17/1951
Known For
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No Country for Old Men

Man who hires Wells

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RoboCop 3

Coontz

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The Conspirator

John Lloyd

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Unthinkable

Charles Thompson

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Krippendorf's Tribe

Gerald Adams

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Four Good Days

Chris

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Tom & Jerry: Back to Oz

Uncle Henry (voice)

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Night of the Scarecrow

Frank

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Son of Morning

Senator Larder

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Raising Genius

Dwight Nestor

Starring In
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Lousy Carter

Analyst

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Paint

Tony

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Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe

Jail Tattoo Artist (voice)

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To Leslie

Dutch

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Queenpins

Agent Flanagan

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The Tragedy of Macbeth

Porter

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Happily

Goodman

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Poupelle of Chimney Town

Bruno (voice)

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Four Good Days

Chris

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Uncle Frank

Daddy Mac

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Home

Father Browning

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Bombshell

Neil Mullin

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Seberg

Walt Breckman

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On the Basis of Sex

Professor Brown

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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Teller (segment "Near Algodones")

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Life of the Party

Mike

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Get Out

Jim Hudson

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Three Christs

Dr. Rogers

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Miles

Ron Walton

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Spectral

Dr. Mindala

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Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

Burt

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Tom & Jerry: Back to Oz

Uncle Henry (voice)

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Finding Dory

Bubbles (voice)

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All the Way

J. Edgar Hoover

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Hello, My Name Is Doris

Todd

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Trumbo

Hymie King

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Sweetwater

Hugh

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The Lone Ranger

Habberman

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Superman: Unbound

Zor-El (voice)

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Bad Milo!

Roger

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The Company You Keep

Billy Cusimano

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Big Miracle

Governor Haskell

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Outlaw Country

Jack Folcum

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J. Edgar

Arthur Koehler

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Batman: Year One

Branden (voice)

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Red State

Sherrif Wynan

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Son of Morning

Senator Larder

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Rango

Doc / Merrimack / Mr. Snuggles (voice)

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Tom And Jerry & The Wizard Of Oz

Uncle Henry / Crows

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Cedar Rapids

Bill Krogstad

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The Conspirator

John Lloyd

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Everything Must Go

Elliot

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Unthinkable

Charles Thompson

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Adventure Time

Martin / ... 9 episodes, 2011-2017

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The Men Who Stare at Goats

Gus Lacey

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Imagine That

Fred Franklin

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The Soloist

Curt

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Bob Funk

Steve

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Leatherheads

Suds

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Drillbit Taylor

Principal Doppler

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Over Her Dead Body

Sculptor

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Mad Money

Glover

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Tripping the Rift: The Movie

Chode (voice)

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Cook Off!

Morty Van Rookle

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No Country for Old Men

Man who hires Wells

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A West Texas Children's Story

Sheriff Brock

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Idiocracy

Judge Hank "The Hangman" BMW (uncredited)

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Ice Age: The Meltdown

Aardvark Dad (voice)

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The Fox and the Hound 2

Talent Scout (voice)

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Just Friends

KC

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Kim Possible: So the Drama

Cowboy Gambler (voice)

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American Dad: The New CIA

Dick / ... (6 episodes, 2005-2007)

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Anchorman: Wake-Up Ron Burgundy

Vince Masters

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Surviving Christmas

Dr. Freeman

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Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story

Gordon

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The Ladykillers

Fernand Gudge

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Jersey Girl

Greenie

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Raising Genius

Dwight Nestor

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Grind

Cameron

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Finding Nemo

Bubbles (voice)

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The Country Bears

Zeb (voice)

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Ice Age

Frank / Start (voice)

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Dinner for Five - Season 1

Himself (2 episodes, 2004-2005)

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Grounded for Life: Season 3

Tony Bustamante (3 episodes, 2002-2004)

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O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Radio Station Man

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Natural Selection

Mr. Crenshaw

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Bicentennial Man

Dennis Mansky

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Office Space

Milton Waddams

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Krippendorf's Tribe

Gerald Adams

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Blade Runner

Early Q (voice)

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The Road to Galveston

Ed Kirkman

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The Lottery

Graham Dunbar

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The Newsroom - The Complete Series

General Stomtonovich (2 episodes, 2013)

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Pandora's Clock

Mark Hastings

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Night of the Scarecrow

Frank

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Bye Bye Love

Awakened Neighbor (uncredited)

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In the Line of Duty: Hunt for Justice

Jaan Laaman

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RoboCop 3

Coontz

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Dave

Don Durenberger

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Black Widow Murders: The Blanche Taylor Moore Story

Dr. Kirby

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Extreme Justice

Max Alvarez

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Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter

Kevin McDonald

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Gary Murray

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A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story

Kevin McDonald

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V.I. Warshawski

Mickey

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Guilty by Suspicion

RKO Guard

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Ghost

Police Sgt.

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Stanley & Iris

Mr. Hershey

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Black Rain

Berg

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Cross of Fire

Beggs

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Monkey Shines

Dean Burbage

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"Crocodile" Dundee II

DEA Agent (Toilet)

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