May. 23rd, 1958
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Drew Carey's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2005 - Robots
2005 - The Aristocrats
1999 - The Big Tease
1993 - Coneheads
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Comedian (segment "Dog Nut")
Himself - Host
Himself - Comedian
Drew Carey (Voiced)
- His name is mentioned in the song Ohio (Come Back To Texas) by 'Bowling for Soup' (qv).
- (October 2002) Roasted by the New York Friars' club
- Was selected out of 13 finalists to replace 'Bob Barker (I)' (qv), as host of _"The New Price Is Right" (1972)_ (qv), who retired in 2007. At first Carey turned it down, but when CBS approached him a second time, while negotiating a deal, he accepted it.
- Father died when Carey was 8, spawning years of depression. Attempted suicide on many occasions.
- His favorite soccer team is Glasgow Celtic. But he was once a fan of their city rivals Rangers.
- His hand was injured on the set of The Price is Right when his hand got jammed in one of the turntable walls.
- Played in his high school marching band.
- Bought his childhood home with his first paycheck from _"The Drew Carey Show" (1995)_ (qv).