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Michael Cera BIO

Cera is a Canadian actor, comedian, producer, singer, and songwriter. He started his career as a child actor, portraying a young Chuck Barris in Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002). He is known for his role as George Michael Bluth on the sitcom Arrested Development (2003–2006, 2013, 2018–2019) and for his film roles as Evan in Superbad (2007), Paulie Bleeker in Juno (2007), Scott Pilgrim in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), and a fictional version of himself in This Is the End (2013), as well as the voices of Dick Grayson / Robin in The Lego Batman Movie (2017), Barry (a deformed sausage) in Sausage Party (2016), and Sal Viscuso, the voice behind the announcements in Childrens Hospital.

Cera made his Broadway debut in the 2014 production of Kenneth Lonergan's This Is Our Youth. For his performance in the 2018 production of Lonergan's Lobby Hero, Cera was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play. Cera most recently starred in the revival of Lonergan's The Waverly Gallery.

In addition to acting, Cera is a musician, having released his debut album True That in 2014. Previously, Cera has also acted as the touring bassist for indie rock supergroup Mister Heavenly.

Michael Cera Photos


Broadway Premiere, 2018
Don Bowman

Second Stage Theater Original Broadway Production, 2018

Broadway Premiere Production, 2014

Michael Cera Movies

[2000]Steal This Movie America - 7 & 8 Years Old

[2000]Frequency Gordy Jr. 10 Years

[2002]Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Chuck Age 8 and 11 Michael Céra

[2007]Juno Paulie Bleeker

[2007]Superbad Evan

[2008]Extreme Movie Fred

[2008]Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist Nick

[2009]Year One Oh

[2009]Youth in Revolt Nick Twisp, Francois

[2009]Paper Heart Michael Cera

[2010]Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Scott Pilgrim

[2012]The End of Love Michael

[2013]Magic Magic Brink

[2013]Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus Jamie

[2013]This Is the End Michael Cera

[2014]Hits Bennie

[2015]Entertainment Tommy

[2016]Sausage Party Barry

[2017]Person to Person Phil

[2017]Molly's Game Player X

[2017]How to Be a Latin Lover Remy

[2017]The Lego Batman Movie Robin, Dick Grayson

[2017]Lemon Alex

[2018]Gloria Bell Peter

[2018]Spivak Robby, Wally's friend

[2018]Tyrel Alan

[2021]Cryptozoo Matthew

[2022]Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank Hank

Michael Cera TV Shows

Arrested Development George-Michael Bluth

Braceface Josh Spitz

Childrens Hospital Sal Viscuso, A Friend

Drunk History Andrew Jackson, Morris Cohen, John Endicott

My Best Friend Is an Alien Larrabe

Rolie Polie Olie Little Gizmo

The Berenstain Bears Brother

The Ripping Friends Boy Boy

Michael Cera Awards and Nominations

Michael Cera Videos

Michael Cera News

Jennifer Aniston to Present Barbra Streisand With SAG Life Achievement Award; Full List of Presenters Announced

Jennifer Aniston will present Barbra Streisand with the 59th SAG Life Achievement Award. A Devil Wears Prada reunion is also in the works with Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway and Emily Blunt presenting together. Check out the full list, also including Idris Elba, Billie Eilish, Colman Domingo, Glen Powell and more.

Carpool Drops New Single 'No News Is Good News'

Rochester, NY's Carpool signed to the storied LA-based independent label SideOneDummy Records last year and announced their first album for the label; My Life In Subtitles. Carpool recently announced tours with Free Throw and Youth Fountain. Check out their upcoming tour dates now!

Comedian Dave Attell Comes To The Den Theatre In September 2024

The Den Theatre has announced comic Dave Attell, featuring four stand-up performances on Friday, September 13, and Saturday, September 15.

Video: Hulu Drops LIFE & BETH Season Two Trailer With Beanie Feldstein, Laura Benanti & More

Check out the official trailer for the second season of Hulu's 'Life & Beth,' which is written, directed, executive produced, and starring Amy Schumer.  The new season will feature Laura Benanti, Beanie Feldstein, Jennifer Coolidge, Margaret Cho, Tim Meadows, Kevin Kane, Amy Sedaris, and more. Watch the video now!

SUCCESSION's Nicholas Braun to Star in LOBBY HERO in the West End

Succession's Nicholas Braun will star in Kenneth Lonergan’s Lobby Hero in the West End. 

Carpool Share 'Open Container Blues' Featuring CLIFFDIVER's Today

Carpool shares new single 'Open Container Blues' featuring CLIFFDIVER. The music video for the new single, which can be watched below, is a fitting collage of footage from Carpool's 2023 tour with CLIFFDIVER and Michael Cera Palin. Carpool will be back on the road in the spring of 2024, with tour dates to be announced soon.

THE COLOR PURPLE, MAESTRO & More Nominated For SAG Awards - Full List of Nominations!

This morning, nominees for the 30th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® honoring outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances for the past year were announced. Check out the full list of nominations, which include Danielle Brooks, Bradley Cooper, Carey Mulligan, Hannah Waddingham, the cast of The Gilded Age, and more.

Ryan Gosling Drops Holiday Remix of 'I'm Just Ken' in New EP With Three New Versions of the BARBIE Song

Ryan Gosling has dropped three new remixes of 'I'm Just Ken' from the Barbie movie, including a festive holiday version! 'Ken the EP' features the original song, along with “I’m Just Ken (Merry Kristmas Barbie),” “I’m Just Ken (In My Feelings Acoustic)” and “I’m Just Ken (Purple Disco Machine Remix).” Listen now!

BARBIE Is Now Streaming on Max

Warner Bros. Pictures’ BARBIE makes its exclusive streaming debut on Max. BARBIE debuted in theaters on July 21 and broke records as the highest-grossing global release in the studio’s 100-year history. Barbie with ASL, the hit blockbuster film interpreted in American Sign Language (ASL), is also available starting now.

Carpool Announce New Album & Share Single 'Can We Just Get High?'

The first single from the record is the anthemic PUP-meets-Weezer pop-punk ripper “Can We Just Get High?,” with its surge of quasi-nihilistic recklessness and massive riffs. It’s one of many tracks on their new album that blends careless fun with abject desperation to create an existential crisis you want to dance to.

Greta Gerwig's BARBIE to Receive the Gotham Global Icon & Creator Tribute at the 2023 Gotham Awards

The Icon & Creator Tribute was created for this year’s Gotham Awards in order to recognize cultural icons and the filmmakers responsible for bringing that icon’s story to life. With the Global Icon & Creator Tribute, The Gotham will honor and celebrate the creative team behind Greta Gerwig’s innovative and imaginative Barbie.

Review: LOBBY HERO at Penfield Players

What did our critic think of LOBBY HERO at Penfield Players?

Chris Evans Wants to Come Back to Broadway

During a panel interview at New York Comic Con, Chris Evans expressed his desire to return to Broadway as soon as next year.

Video: Watch the Trailer for DREAM SCENARIO Starring Nicolas Cage

Watch the official trailer for DREAM SCENARIO, a razor-sharp comedy starring a never-better Nicolas Cage, alongside Julianne Nicholson, Michael Cera, Tim Meadows, Dylan Gelula, and Dylan Baker. Watch the new trailer video now!

TEACHING A ROBOT TO LOVE Adds Zachary A. Myers, Travis McElroy, And More To The Cast

Zachary A. Meyers (A Strange Loop) and Travis McElroy ('My Brother, My Brother and Me' podcast) join the cast of Teaching A Robot to Love. The performance will be on Sunday, October 15th at 7pm at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036.

Video: Netflix Unveils SCOTT PILGRIM Anime Teaser Trailer

Netflix released the first video teaser for the Scott Pilgrim anime series. The cast includes Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Satya Bhabha, Kieran Culkin, Chris Evans, Anna Kendrick, Brie Larson, Alison Pill, Aubrey Plaza, Brandon Routh, Jason Schwartzman, Johnny Simmons, Mark Webber, Mae Whitman, and Ellen Wong.

Jonathan Groff, Ben Platt & More Almost Starred in BARBIE

Discover the Broadway stars who were almost cast in the upcoming Barbie movie, including Ben Platt, Jonathan Groff, and more. Find out why they missed out on the chance to join the star-studded cast and learn about the musical numbers featured in the film.

Video: Watch Ryan Gosling Sing His BARBIE Musical Number 'Just Ken'

A first look at Ryan Gosling singing and dancing during his Barbie musical number, 'Just Ken,' has been released. Gosling previously showed off his musical skills in the acclaimed movie musical La La Land. also stars Oscar-nominee Margot Robbie (“Bombshell,” “I, Tonya”) and tick, tick...BOOM! star Alexandra Shipp. Watch the video clip now!

Photos: Inside the BARBIE World Premiere in Los Angeles With Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, Nicki Minaj & More

The highly-anticipated Barbie movie had its official world premiere in Los Angeles last night! Check out photos from inside the event below, including shots of Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, Nicki Minaj, Dua Lipa, Issa Rae, Ava Max, and more.

Photos: BARBIE Movie World Tour Comes to Seoul

Over the weekend, Margot Robbie, America Ferrera, and writer/director Greta Gerwig brought the Barbie World Tour to Seoul. After recent stops in Sydney and Toronto, the tour is also coming to Mexico City, Berlin, and London in the coming week, with its Los Angeles film premiere happening on July 9. Check out photos now!


Michael Cera has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

Michael Cera has not appeared in the West End.

Michael Cera has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for his role in "Lobby Hero".

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