B.J. Novak

B.J. Novak

  • Born on
    • July 31st, 1979
Benjamin Joseph Manaly "B. J." Novak (born July 31, 1979) is an American actor, stand-up comedian, screenwriter, and director from Newton, Massachusetts. He is widely known for his contributions to the U.S. version of The Office from 2005 to 2013, being a writer, co-executive producer for and playing the role of Ryan Howard on the series. He is also known to international audiences for appearing in the Quentin Tarantino film Inglourious Basterds (2009).


Acting (12 Credits)

2020Home Movie: The Princess Bride as Count Rugen
2016The Founder as Harry Sonneborn
2014The Amazing Spider-Man 2 as Allistar Smythe
2013Saving Mr. Banks as Robert Sherman
2013The Internship as Male Interviewer
2013The Smurfs 2 as Baker Smurf (voice)
2012The Dictator as (uncredited)
2011The Smurfs as Baker Smurf (voice)
2009Inglourious Basterds as Private First Class Smithson "The Little Man" Utivich
2007Reign Over Me as Mr. Fallon
2007Knocked Up as Young Doctor
2006Unaccompanied Minors as Desk Attendant

Himself (2 Credits)

2021The Premise as Self - Host
2012The Bitter Buddha as Himself


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