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)
- Father died when Carey was 8, spawning years of depression. Attempted suicide on many occasions.
- Likes "The Sims" series for PC.
- Received an honorary Ph.D. from Cleveland State University in 2000.
- 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.
- Competed in the World Wrestling Federation's 30-man "Royal Rumble" battle royal match on January 21, 2001. He eliminated himself shortly after entering the match as the fifth participant.
- Bought his childhood home with his first paycheck from _"The Drew Carey Show" (1995)_ (qv).
- Follow riots from Rangers fans and some of the team's players acting in an unsporting manner, he changed his loyalties from Rangers to Celtic saying: "It's still Glasgow, just a little greener and with proper fans.".
- Likes sparring.