Stephen Root is an actor/voice-over artist from America. He is well-known for his roles as Jimmy James in the television sitcom “NewsRadio” and Milton Waddams in the 1999 black comedy film “Office Space.” He is also known for his voice role as Bill Dauterive and Buck Strickland in the animated sitcom “King of the Hill.” Root has also made appearances in “Malcolm in the Middle,” “Grounded for Life,” “The West Wing,” “Slackers Cats,” “Profiler,” “Three Christs,” “Miles,” “Trumbo,” “The Lone Ranger” and several other films and television series.
|Full Name||Stephen Root|
|Date of Birth||November 17, 1951|
|Birth Place||Sarasota, Florida, U.S|
|Father's Name||Rolland Clairon|
|Mother's Name||Leona Estelle|
|Height||1.75 meters (5.9 inches)|
|Eyes Color||Grayish green|
|Spouse(s)||Laura Joan Hase
(m. 1984; div. 1997)
Romy Rosemont (m. 2008)
|Net Worth||US $6 million|
In over three decades, the sixty-eight-year-old veteran actor has made over seventy films and ninety television series. He has also done voice roles for fifteen movies and fifty-one television series.
He was born to Leona Estelle and Rolland Clairon 17th November 1951 in Sarasota, Florida. His father worked as a project superintendent/site manager in several engineering projects. Due to his father’s job, the family frequently relocated.
Stephen Root completed his high school studies from Vero Beach High School in Florida. He then enrolled in the University of Florida and gained an associate degree. He also enrolled in the University’s BFA program but left in the final semester because of his acting career. He later completed the BFA degree, and the college recognized him as one of the alumni in 2008.
Stephen Root made his film debut in the 1988 action-comedy “Crocodile Dundee II” as a DEA Agent. He then featured in “Monkey Shines” as Dean Burbage, the same year. He then made an appearance in the 1989 action thriller “Black Rain” as Berg. He has also made appearances in “Stanley & Iris,” “Ghost,” “Guilty by Suspicion,” “V.I. Warshawski,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” and “Dave.”
He also had a small role in “Bye Bye Love” as a neighbor, but his screen time was uncredited. In 2004, he featured in six different films; “Raising Genius” as Dwight Nestor, “The Ladykillers” as Fernand Gudge, “Jersey Girl” as Greenie, “DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story” as Gordon Pibb, “Surviving Christmas” as Dr. Freeman and “Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie” as Vince Masters.
Root has also provided voices for several animated characters including Frank in “Ice Age,” Bubbles in “Finding Nemo,” “Aardvark Dad in “Ice Age: The Meltdown,” Burt in “Scooby-Doo! Camp Scare”, Doc, Merrimack in “Rango,” Uncle Henry in “Tom and Jerry and the Wizard of Oz” and “Tom and Jerry: Back to Oz.”
Stephen Root made his television debut in the 1989 television film “Cross of Fire” as Beggs. He then made an appearance in the episode “Dead Right” of “Wiseguy,” “Fender Bender,” “Roseanne,” “Bad Company,” “The Young Riders,” and “My Son the Primate” of “Head of the Class” in 1990.
His first significant role in television was in the 1993-94 comedy-drama series “Harts of the West” as R.O. He has also done the lead role of Jimmy James in the television sitcom “NewsRadio” from 1995 to 1999. His other leadership roles in television series include Chris Kraft in “From Earth to the Moon,” Gene in “Ladies Man,” and Kent Russell in “Idiotsitter.”
He voiced Bill Dauterive, Buck Strickland, and other characters for all 259 episodes of the animated sitcom “King of the Hill” from 1997 to 2010. He has also voiced Mildew for seventeen episodes of “Dragons: Riders of Berk.”
From 1988 to present, he has been nominated in nine award functions, including a Primetime Emmy Awards for “Barry.” He has won one of the nominations; Golden Derby Awards for “No Country for Old Men.”
Personal Life: Wife
Stephen Root was married to Laura Joan from 1984 until their divorce in 1997. They have a son together. Currently, he is married to Romy Rosemont. They got married in 2008.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Stephen Root is an American and belongs to white ethnicity.He follows Christianity religion.
Stephen’s height is 1.75 meters (5.9 inches) in height and weighs seventy-one kilograms.
Besides this, his eyes color is grayish green and hair color is brown.
What is Stephen’s Net Worth and Salary?
Stephen Root has an estimated net worth of $6 million of which he mostly earns through his acting on movies and tv shows,
He has an earning of approximetaly $1.02 Millions per year.
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