Actor, comedian and voice actor, Stephen Root was born on 17th November 1951. He is the son of Leona Estelle and Rolland Clair Root, a construction supervisor.
Stephen Root graduated from Vero Beach High School in Vero Beach, Florida and received his AA from the University of Florida and trained in the BFA acting program.
Stephen began his acting career from a movie named 'Crocodile Dundee II' in 1988. He played an eccentric billionaire Jimmy James on the sitcom 'NewsRadio'. Stephen worked as the voice of depressed in a movie named 'Army barber 'Bill Dauterive' and Hank Hill's skirt-chasing boss 'Buck Strickland' on the animated television series King of the Hill.
Stephen's other film credit includes O Brother, Where Art Thou?, The Ladykillers, and No Country For Old Men. He also had a multi-episode appearance in the second season of 'Pushing Daisies 'on ABC, playing the mysterious 'Dwight Dixon'. Stephen worked in the 2009 comedy film 'The Men Who Stare at Goats' as Gus Lacey.
In 2010, he appeared in the season 8 of the Fox television series 24 as a probation officer named Bill Prady, and in the FX television series called 'Justified' as the Judge Mike 'The Hammer' Reardon.
In 2011, Stephen co-starred in Robert Redford's The Conspirator, playing the role of John Lloyd, a key witness in the trial of alleged Lincoln conspirator Mary Surratt. In 2012, he worked in TV series 'Boardwalk Empire season 3' playing the role of Gaston Means in the HBO's.
Stephen worked in three movies with Ben Affleck including Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992), Jersey Girl (2004) and Surviving Christmas (2004).
Stephen Root was previously married to Laura Joan Hase and the couple divorced in 1997. The couple has a son named Cody Root. He then married Romy Rosemont, a television actress, who has appeared in multiple TV series such as Shark, Grey's Anatomy, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Prison Break, and Private Practice.
Both of them played in a 2011 episode of 'Fringe', a science fiction television series which was created by J. J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci.
The couple married in 2008 and both of them played in a 2011 episode of 'Fringe', a science fiction television series which was created by J. J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci.
Stephen Root has a net worth of $3 million. He has perfect personality and stands 5 feet and 9 inches tall. Stephen holds American nationality with mixed ethnicity.