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Stephen Root

Stephen Root

Date of Birth: Nov 17, 1951

Country: USA

Biography: Stephen Root (born November 17, 1951) is an American actor. He is best known for his comedic work on the TV sitcom NewsRadio, in the film Office Space and as the voices of Bill Dauterive and Buck Strickland in the animated series King of the Hill. He has also won acclaim for his occasional dramatic roles...(wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 74 (Actor)

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    To Leslie (2022)
    Inspired by true events. A West Texas single mother wins the lottery and squanders it just as fast, leaving behind a world of heartbreak. Years later, with her charm running out and nowhere to go, she fights to rebuild her life and find redemption. (imdb)
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    The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)
    A Scottish lord becomes convinced by a trio of witches that he will become the next King of Scotland, and his ambitious wife supports him in his plans of seizing power.
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    Happily (2021)
    Tom and Janet have been happily married for years, but a visit from a mysterious stranger leads to a dead body, a lot of questions, and a tense couples' trip with friends who may not actually be friends at all.
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    Three Christs (2020)
    Three Christs follows Dr. Alan Stone who is treating three paranoid schizophrenic patients at the Ypsilanti State Hospital in Michigan, each of whom believed they were Jesus Christ. What transpires is both comic and deeply moving. (imdb)
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    The Empty Man (2020)
    On the trail of a missing girl, an ex-cop comes across a secretive group attempting to summon a terrifying supernatural entity. (imdb)
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    The Midnight Gospel (2020)
    Clancy, a spacecaster with a malfunctioning multiverse simulator who leaves the comfort of his home to interview beings living in dying worlds.
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    Uncle Frank (2020)
    In 1973, when Frank Bledsoe and his 18-year-old niece Beth take a road trip from Manhattan to Creekville, South Carolina for the family patriarch's funeral, they're unexpectedly joined by Frank's lover Walid. (imdb)
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    Four Good Days (2020)
    A mother helps her daughter work through four crucial days of recovery from substance abuse. (imdb)
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    Seberg (2019)
    An ambitious young F.B.I. Agent is assigned to investigate iconic actress Jean Seberg when she becomes embroiled in the tumultuous civil rights movement in late 1960s Los Angeles. (imdb)
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    On the Basis of Sex (2018)
    The story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights and what she had to overcome in order to become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice. (imdb)
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    Barry (2018)
    Barry (2018) - TV Series
    A hit man from the Midwest moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city's theatre arts scene. (imdb)
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    Life of the Party (2018)
    When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into re-set by going back to college - landing in the same class and school as her daughter, who's not entirely sold on the idea. (imdb)
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    The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
    Saddle up for six tales about the American frontier from the unique minds of Joel and Ethan Coen, who wrote and directed this anthology.
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    Infinity Baby (2017)
    A comedy about babies that don't age. (imdb)
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    Get Out (2017)
    A young African-American man visits his Caucasian girlfriend's mysterious family estate.
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    Spectral (2016)
    A sci-fi/thriller story centered on a special-ops team that is dispatched to fight supernatural beings. (imdb)
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    Miles (2016)
    A kid from middle America, desperate to move to Chicago, joins the volleyball team to get a scholarship - the only catch is that his high school only has a girls team. (imdb)
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    Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016)
    Two brothers place an online ad to find dates for a wedding and the ad goes viral. (imdb)
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    All the Way (2016)
    All the Way (2016) - TV Movie
    Lyndon B. Johnson becomes the President of the United States in the chaotic aftermath of JFK's assassination and spends his first year in office to quickly pass the Civil Rights Act. (imdb)
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    7 Chinese Brothers (2015)
    Jason Schwartzman portrays Larry, an inebriated sad sack who rides a tide of booze onto the shores of an undiscriminating Quick-Lube. The only bright spot is probably his boss, Lupe. (imdb)
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    Hello, My Name Is Doris (2015)
    A self-help seminar inspires a sixty-something woman to romantically pursue her younger co-worker. (imdb)
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    Trumbo (2015)
    The successful career of Hollywood screenwriter, Dalton Trumbo, comes to an end when he is blacklisted in the 1940s for being a Communist. (imdb)
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    Idiotsitter (2014)
    Idiotsitter (2014) - TV Series
    Idiotsitter follows Billie, a young strapped-for-cash woman who, in order to make some quick money, takes a job working as a nanny for a rich family in L.A. She then discovers that the position was a cover-up for the real job of supervisor and teacher to a full-grown woman-child named Gene, who is under house arrest. (en.wikipedia.org)
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    Sweetwater (2013)
    In the late 1800s, a fanatical religious leader, a renegade Sheriff, and a former prostitute collide in a blood triangle on the rugged plains of the New Mexico Territory. (imdb)
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    Bad Milo (2013)
    A horror comedy centered on a guy who learns that his unusual stomach problems are being caused by a demon living in his intestines. (imdb)
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    The Lone Ranger (2013)
    Native American warrior Tonto recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice. (imdb)
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    Big Miracle (2012)
    In small town Alaska, a news reporter recruits his ex-girlfriend - a Greenpeace volunteer - on a campaign to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle. (imdb)
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    Rango (2011)
    A chameleon that aspires to be a swashbuckling hero finds himself in a Western town plagued by bandits and is forced to literally play the role in order to protect it.
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    J. Edgar (2011)
    As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life. (imdb)
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    Son of Morning (2011)
    As an environmental catastrophe threatens the world; Phillip Katz (JOE CROSS, Milk), a stressed-out, lowly copywriter, experiences an episode of stigmata in church and is positioned as the next MESSIAH by an ambitious reporter, Josephine Tuttle (HEATHER GRAHAM). Phillip is whisked away to a lavish hotel suite as politicians, reporters, and devout fans descend upon him, each hoping to exploit Phillip for their own purposes.
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    Red State (2011)
    A horror film in which a group of misfits encounter fundamentalism gone to the extreme in Middle America.
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    Everything Must Go (2011)
    An alcoholic loses his job and his wife on the same day. Locked out of his house, he stages a yard sale and lives on his lawn, befriending a young kid in the neighborhood.
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    Cedar Rapids (2011)
    Terrified of leaving his tiny town for the first time, sheltered insurance salesman Tim (Ed Helms) nervously sets out for the bright lights of bustling Cedar Rapids, where he attends a chaotic insurance convention and learns how to survive in the real world.
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    Unthinkable (2010)
    A thriller centered around a black-ops interrogator and an FBI agent who press a suspect terrorist into divulging the location of three nuclear weapons sets to detonate in the U.S.
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    The Soloist (2009)
    A schizophrenic, homeless musician from Skid Row, Los Angeles dreams of playing at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
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    The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)
    A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's First Earth Battalion, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.
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    Mad Money (2008)
    Three female employees of the Federal Reserve plot to steal money that is about to be destroyed. (imdb)
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    Drillbit Taylor (2008)
    Three kids hire a low-budget bodyguard to protect them from the playground bully. (imdb)
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    Leatherheads (2008)
    A romantic comedy set against the backdrop of America's nascent pro-football league in 1925.
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    Tripping the Rift: The Movie (2008)
    What begins for Chode and crew as a routine mission to protect a pissed-off princess will soon become a filth- splattered saga of dismembered royalty, indestructible clown assassins and desperately horny housewives. What vile act has Chode committed to bring down the ultimate wrath of Bobo? Can Gus, Six, T'nuk, Whip and Bob stop a time-traveling killing machine from ruining a booze-soaked birthday party? How much does a lap- dance cost at the Grope-A-Cabana on Omicron 9? (imdb.com)
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    Over Her Dead Body (2008)
    A ghost tries to sabotage her former boyfriend's current relationship with a psychic. (imdb)
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    Have Dreams, Will Travel (2007)
    Set in the 1960's, a magical tale of two 12-year-olds embarking on an adventure to find new, cool parents and escape their neglected, overly adult, existence. (imdb)
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    No Country for Old Men (2007)
    Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon some dead bodies, a stash of heroin and more than $2 million in cash near the Rio Grande. (imdb)
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    Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
    Manny, Sid and Diego return in another incredible adventure. The Ice Age is coming to an end, and the animals are delighting in their new world: a melting paradise of water parks, geysers and tar pits. But when Manny, Sid and Diego discover that the miles of melted ice will flood their valley, they must warn everyone and somehow figure out a way to escape the coming deluge. (20th Century Fox)
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    Just Friends (2005)
    This romantic comedy stars Ryan Reynolds as a former high school geek turned trendy Los Angeles music executive. When he gets stranded in his New Jersey home town due to bad weather with a superstar singer he is trying to sign, he finds himself reunited with his high school crush and discovers she is his true love.
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    Raising Genius (2004)
    The film is about a boy who locks himself in the bathroom to work out math equations on the shower wall. The boy has obsessive compulsive parents. The boy is obsessed with a cheerleader named Lacy, who lives across the street from him. (imdb)
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    Jersey Girl (2004)
    An honest, heartfelt and often amusing story about the man who wanted it all but got all that he needed. (Miramax Films)
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    The Ladykillers (2004)
    This retelling of the critically acclaimed 1955 comedy stars Hanks as Goldthwait Higginson Dorr III, Ph.D., a charlatan professor who's assembled a gang of "experts" for the heist of the century. (Touchstone Pictures)
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    Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
    White Goodman is the owner and founder of Globo Gym, and would love nothing more than owning Average Joe's Gymnasium. Peter LaFleur doesn't want to lose his gym to Goodman, but couldn't find anyway to get $50,000 in time. Peter and his gang of gym buddies, think of ways to raise money, finally settling on winning a dodgeball tournament.
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    Finding Nemo (2003)
    This visually stunning underwater adventure follows the comedic and eventful journeys of two fish - a father and his son Nemo - who become separated in the Great Barrier Reef. (Disney/Pixar)
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    Ice Age (2002)
    A quartet of misfits (including a fast talking but dim sloth named Sid; a moody woolly mammoth named Manny; a devilish saber-toothed tiger named Diego; and an acorn-crazy saber-toothed squirrel known as Scrat) unexpectedly, and reluctantly, comes together in a quest to return a human infant to his father. (Twentieth Century Fox)
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    Bicentennial Man (1999)
    Follows the life and times of Andrew (Williams), a robot purchased by the Martin family as a household appliance programmed to perform menial tasks. As Andrew begins to experience emotions and creative thought, the Martins soon discover they don't have an ordinary robot. (Touchstone Pictures)
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    Office Space (1999)
    Peter Gibbons, thanks to a hypnotic suggestion, decides not to go to work at the same time his company is laying people off. When layoffs affect his two best friends, they conspire to plant a virus that will embezzle money from the company into their account. (imdb)
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    The Monster Hunter (1999)
    Residents of an East Texas town react strangely when a serial killer invades their small town world. (imdb)
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    Krippendorf
    An anthropologist creates a fictitious lost New Guinea tribe using his family members to cover-up for his mis-use of grant moneys. (imdb)
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    From the Earth to the Moon (1998)
    Through dramatization, this series relates the story of the conquest of the moon by the Americans, from the Mercury and Gemini projects to the legendary Apollo missions. (imdb)
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    King of the Hill (1997)
    A straight laced propane salesman in Arlen, Texas tries to deal with the wacky antics of his family and friends, while also to keep his son in line. (imdb)
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    The Lottery (1996)
    The Lottery (1996) - TV Movie
    On his deathbed in the hospital, Jason's father asks that his ashes be spread over the top of his wife's grave. Jason, who came to the city with his father at a young age, remembers little of the town or his mother, but he undertakes the charge. It is an idyllic place, but gradually snips of memory return, until he remembers the significance of the fact that most of the tombstones in the town cemetery, including his mothers, bear the same day and month, one death each year. (imdb)
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    NewsRadio (1995)
    NewsRadio (1995) - TV Series
    Beleaguered news director Dave Nelson tries his best to manage a staff that includes egotistical anchors, an ambitious supervising producer who also happens to be his on/off girlfriend, a hapless reporter, sardonic secretary, and tech-happy electrician, while also answering to the station's intimidating and eccentric owner. (imdb)
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    Night of the Scarecrow (1995)
    A group of drunk teenagers accidentally set free the spirit of a warlock, which possesses a scarecrow (imdb)
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    RoboCop 3 (1993)
    Robocop saves the day once more. This time the half man/half robot takes on ruthless developers who want to evict some people on "their" land. (imdb)
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    Extreme Justice (1993)
    Jeff Powers is the newest member of a very elite and very secret LAPD division. Their mission is to target important criminals and to get them to stop. Police brutality is not a known term for the division and they will stop at nothing to get the job done, even if it means murder. (imdb)
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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)
    A flighty teenage girl learns that she is her generation's destined battler of vampires.
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    A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (1992)
    This made-for-TV movie is based on a true story of insanely jealous housewife Betty Broderick (Meredith Baxter) who broke into the home of her ex-husband, Dan (Stephen Collins), and new wife Linda (Michelle Johnson) and shot them while they slept. (filmsandtv.com)
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    Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter (1992)
    A sequel to "A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story,". Convicted for murdering her ex-husband and his new wife, the sequel focuses on her trial for the two murders. (TCM.com)
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    V.I. Warshawski (1991)
    Victoria "V.I" Warshawski is a Chicago based private detective who agrees to babysit for her new boyfriend; then he is murdered. Being the detective type, she makes the murder her next case. In doing so she befriends the victim's daughter, Kat, and together they set out to crack the case. (imdb)
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    Golden Years (1991)
    Golden Years (1991) - TV Series
    The Golden Years is a TV mini-series about an old man named Harlan Williams who works as a janitor at a lab. When an experiment goes wrong and there is an explosion, he finds that the aging process is being reversed and he is getting younger (Wikipedia)
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    Bed and Breakfast (1991)
    Three generations of women (Talia Shire, Nina Siemaszko, and Colleen Dewhurst) run a failing bed and breakfast in this gentle romantic comedy. Everything changes when a charming mysterious stranger (Roger Moore) shows up on the scene. (imdb)
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    Crocodile Dundee II (1988)
    Australian outback expert protects his New York love from gangsters who've followed her down under. (imdb)
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    Monkey Shines (1988)
    A quadriplegic man has a trained monkey help him with his paralysis, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master. (imdb)
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    Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
    Justified (2010)
    Justified (2010) - TV Series
    Angie Tribeca (2016)