B. J. Novak



Place of birth:

Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.:


Benjamin Joseph Manaly "B. J." Novak (born July 31, 1979) is an American actor, stand-up comedian, screenwriter, and director from Newton, Massachusetts. He is widely known for his contributions to the U.S. version of The Office from 2005 to 2013, being a writer, co-executive producer for and playing the role of Ryan Howard on the series. He is also known to international audiences for appearing in the Quentin Tarantino film Inglourious Basterds (2009).

Film Credits

The Founder (2016)
as Harry Sonneborn
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
as Allistar Smythe
Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
as Robert Sherman
The Smurfs 2 (2013)
as Baker Smurf (voice)
The Internship (2013)
as Male Interviewer
The Office Retrospective (2013)
as Self
The Bitter Buddha (2012)
as Himself
The Smurfs (2011)
as Baker Smurf (voice)
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
as Private First Class Smithson "The Little Man" Utivich
Knocked Up (2007)
as Young Doctor
Reign Over Me (2007)
as Mr. Fallon
Unaccompanied Minors (2006)
as Desk Attendant
Vengeance ()

Production Credits

Vengeance ()
Vengeance ()