Birth Date: November 17, 1951 / Age: 64
Birth Place: Sarasota, Florida, USA
Biography: Stephen Root (born November 17, 1951 in Sarasota, Florida) is an American comedy actor.
He played Jimmy James on NBC's NewsRadio and provides the voices of Bill Dauterive and Buck Strickland on King of the Hill. He has also appeared in films including Office Space, Ice Age, Finding Nemo, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story and O Brother, Where Art Thou?. Root also portrayed NASA chief flight controller Chris Kraft in the miniseries From the Earth to the Moon.
He is also the voice of Commander Choade on Scifi's, "Tripping the Rift"