Drew Carey
Actor, Comedian, Game Show Host, libertarian
Drew Carey
Drew Allison Carey is an American actor, comedian, 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 of the U.S. version of the improv comedy show Whose Line Is It Anyway?, both of which aired on ABC.
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'Price Is Right' contestant confuses host Drew Carey for Bob Barker
Fox News - 4 days
“2,000 Bob!”
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Aaron Paul, Drew Carey tackle 'Price Is Right' on 'The Late Late Show'
Fox News - 26 days
In the year 2000, before he was famous, Aaron Paul appeared on "The Price Is Right."
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Prophets Among Philly's Homeless Population
Huffington Post - 3 months
While the reasons for homelessness are varied, the condition of the homeless can lead most to assume that the homeless are people without aspirations. While many people attribute homelessness to drugs or being lazy, it's usually something much more complex and very often has a component of mental illness. The homeless in 19th Century America were called many names: hobos, tramps and vagrants. In 1909, a man named Edwin Booth pretended to be unemployed and toured America's homeless shelters. Many of these shelters at that time were called Wayfarers' lodges. A writer named Kenneth L. Kusner notes in his book, Down and Out, on the Road: The Homeless in American History, that Brown in his research noted that these lodges had similar characteristics. (1) There was no pretense of bedding (2) The occupants covered themselves with their ragged overcoats (3) The food was almost inedible (4) In Kansas City, the breakfast was dry bread, stewed prunes and watered down coffee ...
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A World Series that's bound to make history
CNN - 4 months
I met Drew Carey one morning at a West Hollywood eatery, Barney's Beanery, where our conversation ultimately drifted to a place far east of Hollywood -- his favorite place, Cleveland, Ohio. I remember this very funny guy saying in all seriousness how once, just once, he would love to see the baseball team he loves most, the Cleveland Indians, win the World Series.
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'The Price Is Right' Contestants Freak Out After All Hitting A Dollar
Huffington Post - 4 months
Drew Carey, you might want to retire.  It’s been a great run, dude. You’ve made an admirable effort on “The Price Is Right” after Bob Barker left, but it’s doubtful any moment is ever going to top the miracle that just happened — or the dance moves that followed. Three “Price is Right” contestants have done the impossible on Monday’s show. Cathryn, Manfred, and Jessica bravely approached the wheel to try to make it into the final Showcase, and each walked away having spun a dollar. All three of them did it with two spins, instantly winning $1,000 each. Uproxx claimed the contestants made history, since this basically never happens, but the celebrations were just as historic. Cathryn got things started by spinning a dollar and then doing some of the greatest moves perhaps ever witnessed on television. Until now, it wasn’t confirmed that any person could even move in this way: TOP FIVE CELEBRATION pic.twitter.com/5KI931uFDH — Isaac (@WorldofIsaac) Oc ...
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5 Things I learned from My First Job
Huffington Post - 7 months
Although I didn't realize it at the time, working at WME-IMG (formerly William Morris Agency) right after college gave me much more than just a job. It was a solid foundation to a nearly 2-decade career in Hollywood. No matter what industry you want to work in, working for the biggest, most reputable company when you first graduate will give you a solid footing in the industry of your choice. Here are the Top 5 Things I Learned from My First Job working at one of the world's largest talent agencies. 1. THINK BIG- When you work at a big agency, you are exposed to really impressive industry leaders, projects, businesses and this exposure teaches you that nothing is impossible. I was one of the handful of agents who signed Ryan Seacrest when he was 26 or 27 years old and working as a local DJ in Los Angeles. I remember Ryan expressing his ambitious vision in our first meeting. I was next to the most junior person in the room and wasn't sure how we could really do that. Fortunately, th ...
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From news to comedy, there's something for everyone in our top 100 podcasts
Yahoo News - about 1 year
Podcasts are awesome. You can stream or download them and listen to them at home or on your way to work. Plus, they cover just about every topic you can think of. The only thing not to love? There are so many to pick from. So let us help with the decision-making process so you can spend less time fumbling through the bad and more time listening to the good. Update on 12-14-2015 by Rachel Grozanick: Added a business category and a total of 28 new podcasts, including Reply All, Limetown, Codebreaker, and others. Related:  How listen to podcasts on Android and iOS Podcasts Categories: News Comedy Music For Your Brain Stories Sports Technology Art & Culture Business Podcasts Categories: News Comedy Music For Your Brain Stories Sports Technology Art & Culture Business News PRI’s The World The World is PRI’s daily news show that reports news, as the name might suggest, from around the world. What makes it a standout is how the reports connects listeners to topics and people from arou ...
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Akron Symphony Orchestra offers to exchange Browns tickets for orchestra tickets
NPR - about 1 year
The Cleveland Browns have the worst record in the NFL. If you don't feel like going to another game because of it, then the Akron Symphony Orchestra has a deal for you. Taking the advice of Cleveland native Drew Carey, the orchestra is offering free tickets to its "Home for the Holidays" concert tonight at E.J. Thomas Hall in exchange for tickets to any Browns game from this season. Spokeswoman Heather Roszczyk says tonight's concert promises to be fun for the whole family. WKSU's Michael Bratton reports.
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Woman in wheelchair wins treadmill on 'Price is Right'
CNN - almost 2 years
Any "Price is Right" fan has probably dreamed of one day going on the show and being summoned to "Come on down!" while simultaneously fearing the worst-case scenario of never making it on stage to meet host Drew Carey, or going over on the showcase showdown.
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Wheelchair player on 'Price is Right' wins treadmill
CNN - almost 2 years
Any "Price is Right" fan has probably dreamed of one day going on the show and being summoned to "Come on down!" while simultaneously fearing the worst-case scenario of never making it on stage to meet Drew Carey, or going over on the showcase showdown.
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See Drew Carey Perform Mass Wedding on 'Price Is Right'
ABC News - almost 2 years
Watch him marry almost the entire audience filled with couples.
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'Price Is Right' Model Accidentally Gives Away A Car In Huge Fail
Huffington Post - almost 2 years
Well, that's one way to win a car. On Thursday's episode of "The Price is Right," one contestant was trying her best to guess the price tag on a new car. It turns out she didn't have to try that hard: After one incorrect guess, model Manuela Arbeláez accidentally revealed the real price as well. “Congratulations! Manuela just gave you a car!” said host Drew Carey. The look on Arbeláez's face says it all. Unfortunately, going behind the price tags won't hide her from the Internet. But, hey, at least she didn't fall on a treadmill or something. That would be really bad. Image: Giphy UPDATE: Following the gaffe, Arbeláez took to Twitter and showed she had a sense of humor about the whole thing: Hey @Oprah now I know what it feels like to be you! Whenever you feel like giving cars away on the show let me know. @PriceIsRight — Manuela Arbelaez (@ManuelaArbelaez) April 2, 2015 The model also tweeted that Carey and the producers have been supportive. It's probably ...
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What to Watch Tonight: Vikings, the Debuts of American Crime and Dig, and Scandal
Yahoo News - almost 2 years
What to watch on Thursday, March 5... 8pm, CBS The Big Bang Theory Sheldon applies for a one-way Martian voyage in "The Colonization Application," perhaps seeking entirely new species to annoy and alienate. But Amy is none too pleased at the prospect of losing her beau to the Red Planet. In other relationship pickles, Leonard surprises Penny within a ribald gift and Raj goes a-snooping in Emily's pad. 8pm, ABC Grey's Anatomy A gallery full of doctors watches Amelia and Stephanie operate on Dr. Herman in "The Distance," but honestly most of them are just there to see Katy Perry and Left Shark perform at halftime. With Dr. Herman under the knife, Arizona takes on one of her cases, much to Bailey's consternation. 8pm, NBC The Slap Manolis is determined to pull the family back from the brink and persuade Aisha to forgive Harry. "Sometimes what you truly need to slap... is your pride," he'll solemnly intone, and then everyone will hug and we'll all get out of this thing four episodes early. ...
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'Price is Right' host Drew Carey craves virtual reality
USA Today - over 2 years
Venerable game show goes hyper social this week with online tie-ins.
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President Obama Interrupts The Price Is Right; Twitter Reacts
Yahoo News - over 2 years
"The Price Is Right" trended in the U.S. on Twitter today. It had nothing to do with host Drew Carey or any big winner. Rather a CBS News Special Report carrying a live address from President Barack Obama interrupted the show. And if there is one thing evident after scrolling through the tweets, it is that people do not like their hour of "The Price Is Right" interrupted by anyone — even the Commander In Chief. "Unless Godzilla is attacking the Eastern seaboard, Obama doesn't need to be interrupting the Price is Right," tweeted Amanda Marie, a viewer. Although, the fact that she wrote that makes you wonder if she would still be upset over missing the Card Game.
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Conversations with PUSA's Jason Finn, Plus Chatting with Sabina and Exclusives from Grace Valerie and Analog Rebellion
Huffington Post - about 3 years
A Conversation with The Presidents of the United States of America's Jason Finn Mike Ragogna: After twenty years together, it's about time you were asked who is or was your favorite president of the United States, you know, like you've never been asked that before. Jason Finn: As Michael Bolton said in Office Space: "I guess I sorta like 'em all." MR: Bill Clinton, "W" and Barack Obama. What would you ask each president? JF: I'd ask them what specifically each would change about the track sequencing of Physical Graffitti. Obviously, it would be a trap question, since it's a perfect double album. MR: How did you approach the material this time out and how is it different from your last one? JF: We booked a couple of days last October with no material or preparation, purely for fun. We were truly shocked when those yielded four or five complete songs. Surely, this was a fluke! So we booked a few more in November. This time, we ended up with 6 or 7 more. Clearly, a crisis was bre ...
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'Price Is Right' Contestant Falls Into Announcer's Crotch, Takes Trip Of A Lifetime
Huffington Post - about 3 years
After the high of winning a major prize on "The Price Is Right," there's no harder fall back to reality than tripping right in front of a live studio audience. Except, of course, if in doing so, you stumble directly into the groin of the announcer, who then proceeds to fall backward into a display of flat screen TVs. And so we have the plight of this very excited "Price Is Right" contestant, who had the terrible misfortune of snagging her flip-flop on a decorative floor mat immediately after winning the show's "most expensive" category. In an unexpectedly amusing bonus, celebrity guest model Chrissy Teigen tries to help but ends up awkwardly hugging the unfortunate contestant's derriere. Meanwhile, Drew Carey can't help but laugh uncontrollably. What's hidden underneath that floor mat, Drew? It's the trip of a lifetime.
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I Play One On TV (Saturday at 10PM ET on FNC)
Fox Business News - about 3 years
HOLLYWOOD HYPOCRITES: Kevin Sorbo, former star of the TV series Hercules, pushes back against celebrities who say they "know how to fix the world." Jason Mattera, author of Hollywood Hypocrites, confronts celebrities like "environmental activist" Harrison Ford (he owns seven airplanes) and Robert Redford (after his Bill Ayers movie). He chases them down with his camera and "ambushes" them because, he says, the liberal media won't confront them. CELEBRITY ECOCRITES (my word for Eco-hypocrites): James Hirsen, author of Hollywood Nation, says environmentalism is like a religion to celebrities, and their leader, Al Gore, is one of the biggest hypocrites of all. ANTI-CAPITALISTS: Special Correspondent Kennedy points out how celebrities contradict themselves by constantly attacking capitalism, even though the film industry benefits from it. ANTI-GUN ACTORS: Former screenwriter, Michael Medved, says that although many actors call for gun control, they sure don't control guns in their ow ...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Drew Carey
  • 2016
    Age 57
    In 2016, he supported Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson in his run for office.
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  • 2014
    Age 55
    On March 4, 2014, it was announced on Good Morning America that Carey would compete on the season 18 of Dancing with the Stars.
    More Details Hide Details He was partnered with professional dancer Cheryl Burke. The couple was eliminated on the sixth week of competition, finishing in 8th place. One the last Friday he hosts a three hour radio show on Little Stevens Underground Garage, SirriusXM
  • 2013
    Age 54
    In the April Fools' Day 2013 episode, Carey and announcer George Gray switched places with the models, letting the two men be the models for the episode.
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  • 2011
    Age 52
    And on October 30, 2011, he finished the Marine Corps Marathon with a chip time of 4:37:11, placing 10,149th out of 20,940.
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    On May 15, 2011, Carey completed the "Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon" in 1:57:02; then, on September 4, 2011, he improved to complete the Disneyland Half Marathon in 1:50:46.
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    On April 2, 2011, Carey was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Kane.
    More Details Hide Details Carey competed against five other celebrities in the first celebrity edition of the 2003 World Poker Tour. He placed fifth, beating out only actor Jack Black. Carey won $2,000 for his charity.
    In April 2011, Carey began hosting a new primetime improv show, called Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza.
    More Details Hide Details It was filmed at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, and first aired on April 11. The show takes on the premise of Whose Line? and Drew Carey's Green Screen Show in that it features many of the same performers from both shows and they do improv based on audience-provided suggestions. Carey was one of the founders of the Improv All-Stars, a group of eleven actors who perform in unscripted skits. The group joined Carey in all three of his improv shows, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Drew Carey's Green Screen Show, and Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza, and some members had major roles or guest-starred on The Drew Carey Show. The Improv All-Stars travel on comedy tours, performing at comedy clubs throughout the United States. Beginning in 2007, Carey began hosting game shows, beginning with his April selection as host of the CBS game show pilot Power of 10. The show ran from August 7, 2007 to April 7, 2008 and aired twice weekly during the late summer and early fall. Each game featured contestants predicting how a cross-section of Americans responded to questions covering a wide variety of topics in polls conducted by CBS.
  • 2009
    Age 50
    Carey is a minority owner of the Seattle Sounders FC, who began play in Major League Soccer on March 19, 2009.
    More Details Hide Details Carey is a fan of FC Barcelona and of the Scottish team Rangers. In 2006, he was a season ticketholder for the Los Angeles Galaxy. Carey has shown his support for the Indians by throwing the first pitch at an August 12, 2006, game against the Kansas City Royals. He was rewarded by the Cleveland Indians for being "the greatest Indians fan alive" with a personal bobblehead doll made in his likeness that was given to fans. Carey responded to his bobblehead likeness by saying "Bobblehead Day, for me, is as big as getting a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame." In 2001, Carey was the first television actor to enter World Wrestling Federation's 30-man "Royal Rumble" match, which he did to promote an improv comedy pay-per-view at the time. He appeared in a few backstage segments before his brief participation in the match. Upon entering the ring, Carey stood unopposed for more than half a minute, but after the next entrant, Kane, refused a monetary bribe, Carey eliminated himself from the match by jumping over the top rope and retreating from ringside.
  • 2008
    Age 49
    On the September 26, 2008, episode of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Carey defined "libertarian" to host Craig Ferguson as "a conservative who still gets high."
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    He made donations to Ron Paul's presidential campaign for the 2008 election.
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  • 2007
    Age 48
    Carey expressed his distaste for the Bush administration's management of the Iraq War, specifically on the September 15, 2007, episode of Real Time with Bill Maher.
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    Although he proposed to Jaracz in 2007, the pair never wed, as the engagement was called off in January 2012.
    More Details Hide Details After suffering chest pains while filming The Drew Carey Show in August 2001, Carey went to the hospital, where he underwent a coronary angioplasty. Although his weight was a comedic topic throughout his sitcom and improv shows, in 2010 he began a diet and exercise plan, resulting in an extensive weight loss (similar to former TPIR announcer Rod Roddy). He also claimed that he cured his Type 2 diabetes. Carey is an outspoken libertarian. He has expressed his political philosophy in the following terms: "I believe the answers to all the problems we face as a society won't come from Washington, it will come from us. So the way we decide to live our lives and our decisions about what we buy or don't buy are much more important than who we vote for."
    As of 2007, Carey resides in Los Angeles and New York City.
    More Details Hide Details Carey is a father figure to Nicole Jaracz's son, Connor, from a previous relationship. They have no children together. Nicole and Connor have appeared alongside Carey on The Price Is Right several times.
  • 2006
    Age 47
    On June 8, 2006, Drew Carey's Sporting Adventures debuted on the Travel Channel.
    More Details Hide Details In this series, Carey traveled throughout Germany to photograph multiple FIFA World Cup soccer games while he immerses himself in the culture of the towns and states he visits. In early 2008, Carey appeared in Matt Groening's The Simpsons as part of the episode "All About Lisa" as a guest on the Krusty the Clown Show. He also surfaced in the second season of Community, playing a well-liked former boss to Jeff Winger.
    However, while this was true for several years, on the May 17, 2006, episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! he revealed that when he turned 40, he actually developed a need for bifocals.
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  • 2003
    Age 44
    In September 2003, Carey led a group of comedians, including Blake Clark and The Drew Carey Shows Kathy Kinney, on a comedy tour of Iraq.
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    Got any interest in the Middle East?" In 2003, he joined Jamie Kennedy to host the WB's live special Play for a Billion.
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  • 2002
    Age 43
    Carey provided the entertainment for the 2002 Annual White House correspondents' dinner.
    More Details Hide Details Once Carey completed his stand-up routine for the 1,800 guests, President George W. Bush, noting Carey's improv work, made a joke of his own: "Drew?
  • 2000
    Age 41
    Carey is a supporter of libraries, crediting them for beginning his successful comedy career. On May 2, 2000, in a celebrity edition of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, he selected the Ohio Library Foundation to receive his $500,000 winnings.
    More Details Hide Details He later went on to win an additional $32,000 on the second celebrity Millionaire, making him one of the biggest winning contestants on Millionaire who did not win the top prize. Carey also has played on the World Poker Tour in the Hollywood Home games for the Cleveland Public Library charity. In June 2007, Carey offered to donate up to $100,000 (in $10,000 increments) to the Mooch Myernick Memorial Fund if anybody could beat him at the video game FIFA Soccer 07 for the Xbox 360. He dared five players from both the U.S. Men's and Women's National Teams to compete against him. Carey ended up donating $100,000, plus $60,000 for losing two games out of the six games he played. In October 2009, Carey made a bid of $25,000 in a charity auction for the @drew Twitter account. He later increased his offer to $100,000 if the number of followers of his account @DrewFromTV reached 100,000 by the end of the auction. In an interview with CBS News, he said he would instead donate $1 million to the charity Livestrong Foundation if his follower count reached one million by December 31, 2009.
    His next film was the 2000 television film Geppetto, which debuted on The Wonderful World of Disney.
    More Details Hide Details The film, an adaptation of Pinocchio, included actor Wayne Brady, who had joined Carey on his improv shows. Carey took singing lessons to prepare for the role. In 2005, Carey appeared in three films: the animated film Robots, where he provided a voice-over for the character Crank; The Aristocrats, where he retold a dirty joke along with other celebrities; and the documentary Fuck, where he was interviewed.
    In 2000, Carey was given a cameo appearance in the House Party expansion pack of the computer game The Sims.
    More Details Hide Details To make him appear, the characters in the game must throw a successful party, which causes Carey to arrive in a limo and join the festivities. Carey is a fan of The Sims series, and during one April Fool's episode of The Drew Carey Show, a scene takes place completely within The Sims. Carey made several other cameo appearances in music videos, including "Weird Al" Yankovic's "It's All About the Pentiums" and Fountains of Wayne's 2004 video for "Mexican Wine", giving an introduction to the video as if it were on a stage. On January 21, 2001, Drew entered as Vince McMahon's guest entrant in the Royal Rumble match. Although primarily known for his television work, Carey has done limited film work, with his first appearance in 1993's Coneheads.
  • 1998
    Age 39
    Carey began appearing in commercials for restaurants in the late 1990s in Canada with The Great Root Bear, but his two-year contract with A&W Food Services of Canada was cut short in November 1998 after an episode of The Drew Carey Show featured McDonald's. As a result of his dismissal, Carey sued A&W for compensation. Disney's Hollywood Studios (then "Disney-MGM Studios"), part of Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, debuted a 12-minute attraction in 1999 titled Sounds Dangerous!
    More Details Hide Details In the show, a camera follows Carey through a day as an undercover detective. When his video camera fails, the audience is left in complete darkness, wearing earphones, following his adventure through sound cues. The attraction is now closed.
    Carey's income from Whose Line Is It Anyway? and The Drew Carey Show led to his inclusion on the Forbes list of highest-paid entertainers of 1998, at 24th with $45.5 million.
    More Details Hide Details For the WB's 2004–2005 prime time schedule, Carey co-produced and starred in Drew Carey's Green Screen Show, a spin-off of Whose Line Is It Anyway? It was canceled by the WB, but picked up shortly afterward by Comedy Central. The show's premise relied on the use of a green screen for all of the actors' improv interactions. Animation on the screen was inserted during post-production.
    In 1998, the New York Friars' Club made Carey the newest inductee of the group's Comedy Central Roast.
    More Details Hide Details His friend Ryan Stiles (who costarred in The Drew Carey Show and Whose Line Is It Anyway?) served as the roastmaster.
    While still starring in The Drew Carey Show, Carey began hosting the American version of the improvisational comedy show Whose Line Is It Anyway? in 1998.
    More Details Hide Details He would announce the improv guests, direct the games, and then would usually involve himself in the final game of the episode. The show ran for a total of 220 episodes until the show's cancellation in 2006.
  • 1994
    Age 35
    In 1994, Carey co-starred with John Caponera in The Good Life, a short-lived sitcom on NBC.
    More Details Hide Details After the show was cancelled, Bruce Helford, a writer on the show, hired Carey as a consultant for the television show Someone Like Me. After their stint on Someone Like Me, Carey and Helford developed and produced the storyline for The Drew Carey Show. The sitcom revolved around a fictionalized version of Carey, as he took on the stresses of life and work with his group of childhood friends. The show premiered on September 13, 1995 on ABC. In his autobiography, Carey revealed his frustration with having to deal with censors and being unable to employ the off-color humor common in his stand-up routines. Carey initially earned $60,000 per episode in the first seasons, then renegotiated for $300,000. By the final season, he was earning $750,000 per episode. The show had high ratings for its first few seasons, but declining ratings and increasing production costs (around $3 million per episode) precipitated its cancellation. The program had a total of 233 episodes over its nine-year run, and Carey was one of four actors to appear in every episode. The show starred (in order of episode appearances) Carey, Diedrich Bader, Kathy Kinney, Ryan Stiles (all in every episode); Craig Ferguson (starring role in seasons 2–8 and guest appearances in 9); Christa Miller (seasons 1–7); and Ian Gomez (semi-regular from seasons 1–9) and John Carroll Lynch (semi-regular from seasons 3–9).
  • 1993
    Age 34
    His early stand-up career led to supporting roles on television shows, during which he developed the character of a hapless middle-class bachelor. In 1993, Carey had a small role in the film Coneheads as a taxi passenger.
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  • 1991
    Age 32
    Carey was working as a stand-up comedian when he appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in November 1991.
    More Details Hide Details His performance that night impressed Carson, who invited Carey to the couch next to his desk; this was considered a rare honor for any comedian. In that same year, Carey joined the 14th Annual Young Comedians Special on HBO and made his first appearance on Late Night with David Letterman. In 1994, Carey wrote his own stand-up comedy special, Drew Carey: Human Cartoon, which aired on Showtime and won a CableACE Award for Best Writing.
  • 1988
    Age 29
    He first came to the national eye as a comedian when he competed in the 1988 Star Search.
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  • 1985
    Age 26
    In 1985, he began his comedy career by following up on a suggestion by David Lawrence (a disc jockey friend who had been paying Drew to write jokes for David's radio show in Cleveland) to go to the library and borrow books on how to write jokes.
    More Details Hide Details The following year, after winning an open-microphone contest, he became Master of Ceremonies at the Cleveland Comedy Club. He performed at comedy clubs over the next few years in Cleveland and Los Angeles.
  • 1982
    Age 23
    He moved to Las Vegas for a few months in 1982, and for a short time worked as a bank teller and a waiter at Denny's.
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  • 1980
    Age 21
    He continued on to college at Kent State University (KSU) and was expelled twice for poor academic performance. He left KSU after three years. After leaving the university, Carey enlisted into the United States Marine Corps Reserve in 1980 and served for six years.
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  • 1975
    Age 16
    He played the cornet and trumpet in the marching band of James Ford Rhodes High School, from which he graduated in 1975.
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  • 1958
    Born on May 23, 1958.
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