Bill O'Reilly vs Stephen Colbert

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American comedian
Net worth 2018
$45 Million
Media & Entertainment
Industry
Film & Theater Personalities
New York City
Residence
Washington, D.C., United States
United States
Country
United States
10/09/1949
BirthDay
13/05/1964
1.93 m
Height
1.80 m
Education
Northwestern University, Porter-Gaud School, Hampden-Sydney College
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2009

In 2009, he visited Baghdad to film a show, Operation Iraqi Stephen: Going Commando

2007

He released a book, I Am America (And So Can You!), in 2007 which contains political satire written primarily by him, the role of his writing staff in it being minimal

2006

At the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in 2006 as the featured entertainer, his satire targeted President Bush and the media

2005

Popularized "truthiness" after making it the Word of the Day on the debut episode of his mock news program; the American Dialect Society named it the Word of the Year in 2005

2003

With Sedaris and Dinero, he wrote a satirical novel, Wigfield: The Can Do Town That Just May Not, in 2003, about a small town threatened by impending destruction of a dam

1999

Characterized as a cult show, its 32 episodes were aired between 1999 and 2000

1997

Colbert joined Comedy Central’s parody news series, The Daily Show, in 1997

1996

He worked as a cast member and writer on ‘The Dana Carvey Show’, in 1996, along with Steve Carell, Robert Smigel, and Dino Stamatopoulos, but the series was cancelled as the satire was distasteful

1988

Offered work at Second City’ box office, he joined their free improvisation classes, was hired to perform with their touring company in 1988 and became close friends with comedians Amy Sedaris and Paul DinelloHe left Second City in 1995, and shifted to New York to work with Sedaris and Dinello to create, ‘Exit 57’, a television comedy show

1986

He transferred to Northwestern University to major in theatre and graduated with a degree in 1986

1974

In 1974, when he was 10, his father and two brothers were killed in an air crash