American comedian, actor, game show host and sports executive, Drew Carey began his career in stand-up-comedy in 1985 and garnered nationwide attention while competing in ‘Star Search’ (1988). His comedic pursuits paved way for supporting roles in television. His big-screen debut happened with a bit role in comedy film ‘Coneheads’ (1993). He rose to prominence with his own television sitcom ‘The Drew Carey Show’ (1995–2004) and furthered his fame when he hosted American improvisational comedy show ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ (1998–2007). Other notable works of Carey includes television shows ‘The Price Is Right’ (2007–present) and ‘Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza’ (2011).
Following a stint in the U.S. Marine Corps and a few odd jobs, Carey pursued a career in stand-up comedy and with time succeeded in making a niche in showbiz, predominantly with television shows. A regular writer, he published autobiography ‘Dirty Jokes and Beer: Stories of the Unrefined’ in 1997. He also covered U.S. National Team soccer games as a photographer, and has a small stake in team Seattle Sounders FC.
Filmography of Drew Carey includes popular TV shows like ‘The Drew Carey Show’, ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ and ‘The Price Is Right’; as also top-grossing film ‘Robots’ (voice, 2005).
Coneheads is a sci-fi comedy film, which revolves around an alien couple with cone-shaped heads who are ditched on earth mistakenly, after which they try to adjust living among human beings.
Thanksgiving is not a happy occasion for the successful Los Angeles ad executive, Jack Sadelstein, because of his obnoxious twin sister Jill’s yearly visit, which unfailingly turns his blissful world topsy-turvy. However, Jack has no option but to tolerate her longer when he realizes that actor Al Pacino, whom Jack badly requires for a high-paying client’s commercial, has taken a liking for Jill.
Rodney Copperbottom is an aspiring inventor in a world full of sentient robots. He idolizes Bigweld, a famous inventor whose Bigweld Industries makes spare parts. Unfortunately, in Bigweld’s absence, the new owner Phineas T. Ratchet has stopped making spare parts in favor of expensive upgrades. Rodney must find a way to contact Bigweld and stop Rachet.
Drew Carey Awards
|Winner||Favorite Male Television Performer||2001|
|Winner||Favorite Male Television Performer||2000|
|Winner||Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Series||1996|