|Birthplace:||Sarasota, Florida, USA|
|Birthdate:||November 17, 1951|
|Films appeared in:||Pandora's Clock|
|Role:||Mark Hastings (Pandora's Clock)|
Charlie the lawyer (Unthinkable)
Bill Prady (24)
Judge Mike Reardon (Justified)
Stephen Root (born November 17, 1951) is a graduate from Vero Beach High School in Vero Beach, Florida. Root later graduated from the University of Florida, and trained in the BFA acting program.
Root has been actively acting since 1988 and is possibly most often recognized for his character comedic character Milton in the 1999 film Office Space. Other films he has appeared in are Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (with William Shatner and Chuck Norris), Idiocracy (with Terry Crews) and No Country for Old Men (with Thomas Rosales Jr. and Eddie J. Fernandez).
Root is also possibly known for providing the voice of Bill Dauterive in King of the Hill from 1997 to 2010. Root also had recent recurring roles on the HBO show True Blood, FX's Justified (with Ron Yuan) and the AMC cable TV series TURN.