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B.J. Novak

B.J. Novak portrays Ryan Howard, the cool-headed office temp in NBC's comedy series The Office. Novak is also a writer for the series.

Born in Newton, MA outside of Boston, Novak earned his stripes on an episode of the celebrity prankster series Punk'd, where he played a driving instructor who nearly brought Hilary Duff to tears. He also served as a staff writer for the network sitcom Raising Dad.

Novak is known for his stand-up comedy and was named one of the Ten Comics to Watch by the editors of Variety in July 2003. His comedic talents were recently seen on NBC's Late Night with Conan O'Brien and on Comedy Central's Premium Blend.

Novak currently resides in Los Angeles. His birthday is July 31.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

B.J. Novak Facts

OccupationActor, Screenwriter
BirthdayJuly 31, 1979 (44)
BirthplaceNewton, Massachusetts, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.