Drew Carey life and biography

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Drew Carey biography

Date of birth : 1958-05-23
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Nationality : American
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-08-23
Credited as : Stand-up comedian, actor,

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Drew Carey is an American actor, comedian, photographer, sports executive, and game show host. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps and making a name for himself in stand-up comedy, Carey eventually gained popularity starring on his own sitcom, The Drew Carey Show, and serving as host on the U.S. version of Whose Line Is It Anyway?, both of which aired on ABC.

Carey has appeared in several films, television series, music videos, a made-for-television film, and a computer game. He currently hosts the game show The Price Is Right and the improv comedy show Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza. He is interested in a variety of sports, has worked as a photographer at U.S. National Team soccer games, is a minority owner of the Major League Soccer team Seattle Sounders FC and a member of the WWE Hall of Fame. Carey is engaged and has written an autobiography detailing his early life and television career.

Awards and honors:

Carey won the Cable Ace Award for Best Writing for his work on Drew Carey: Human Cartoon.
In 1995, he was named one of the "10 Hottest New Faces of '95" by TV Guide.
Carey received an honorary DHL from Cleveland State University in 2000.
He won the People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Television Performer for his work in The Drew Carey Show, in both 2000 and 2001.
On February 21, 2003, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His star can be found at 6664 Hollywood Blvd.
In 2004, he was ranked 84th on Comedy Central's list of the 100 greatest stand-ups of all time.
On June 21, 2008 Carey won second place from the Los Angeles Press Club for his feature on medical marijuana in the multimedia package category.
On June 26, 2011 Carey shared the award for "Best Advocacy Journalism" with Reason.tv Editor Nick Gillespie and Paul Feine at the 53rd Annual Southern California Journalism Awards.

Filmography:

2010 : Community
2011-present : Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza
2011 : Family Guy

1993 : Coneheads
2000 : Geppetto
2005 : Robots ; The Aristocrats

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