Name: Stephen Colbert
Birth Name: 
Stephen Tyrone Colbert
Birth Date: 
May 13, 1964
Birth Place: 
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Occupation: 
Television Host
Relationship Status: 
Married to Evelyn McGee-Colbert
Celebrity Ranking # 47
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Stephen Colbert Still "Gobsmacked" by Pal Jon Stewart

Posted Wednesday October 17, 2012 3:09 PM GMT

Though the two appear to be besties on camera, Stephen Colbert admits he's still a bit starstruck when he's around Jon Stewart.

In an interview with Playboy, the 48-year-old satirist admits, "I would say the thing that has kept me from being as good a friend to Jon as I would like is just that I'm such a fan. I am gobsmacked by his abilities."

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Presidential Debate Draws Celebrity Tweets

Posted Wednesday October 17, 2012 8:35 AM GMT

It was another crucial evening for both President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney as they faced off against each other in the second Presidential Debate.

And while both sides made their respective points effectively, some of our favorite celebrities had their own ideas about who came out on top while others seemed more interested in the comedic value of the whole ordeal.

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Stephen Colbert Talks Jon Stewart Debate on “Good Morning America”

Posted Tuesday October 2, 2012 3:55 PM GMT

Celebrating the release of his new book “America Again: Re-Becoming the Greatness We Never Weren’t,” Stephen Colbert paid a visit to “Good Morning America” today (October 2).

The “Colbert Report” host explained the dual nature of the message in his latest work- “It’s trying to capture what America needs right now. America’s perfect and it’s time to fix it. America has the best of everything including the best food.”

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Invented Language Inspired by Stephen Colbert

Posted Wednesday July 11, 2012 7:15 AM GMT

Northwestern University researchers named a made-up language after the famous alumnus as part of a language learning study.

Researchers at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., said they have invented a language named for famed alumni Stephen Colbert.

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Stephen Colbert Returns from TV Hiatus

Posted Tuesday February 21, 2012 9:21 AM GMT

He was mysteriously absent from his show “The Colbert Report” last week, and Stephen Colbert explained everything during last night’s episode.

The 47-year-old comedian noted that his 91-year-old mother’s health was in question, prompting him to drop everything to be at her side

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Stephen Colbert Scores Super PAC

Posted Thursday June 30, 2011 1:13 PM GMT

He’s always up to something, and earlier today (June 30) Stephen Colbert met with the Federal Election Commission for a very special request.

Joined by his attorney Trevor Potter, the “Colbert Report” host asked permission to set up a political action committee (PAC) called the Colbert Super PAC, and it got approved.

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Stephen Colbert Sings "Friday" for Jimmy Fallon

Posted Saturday April 2, 2011 11:42 AM GMT

Keeping a promise he made with host Jimmy Fallon earlier in the week, Stephen Colbert performed Rebecca Black's "Friday" on "Late Night" on Friday (April 1).

Colbert's long-awaited performance of the ubiquitous anthem came after he pledged $26,000 to DonorsChoose.org on Jimmy's behalf.

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Drake & James Franco: GQ Men of the Year

Posted Tuesday November 16, 2010 10:39 AM GMT

They’re both major celebrities so it’s no wonder that GQ magazine named Drake and James Franco as two of their 2010 Men of the Year.

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