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The Office is a mockumentary sitcom that was first made in the United Kingdom and subsequently remade in many other countries.

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The original British series The Office was created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant. Starring Gervais as the boss and main character of the show, it was first broadcast on BBC Two in 2001 and ran for 14 episodes.

The longest-running version of the series is the US adaptation, which ran for nine seasons from 2005 to 2013 for a total of 201 episodes. [1] The total overall viewership is in the hundreds of millions worldwide. According to Nielsen as of April 2019, the US version of The Office is the No. 1 streamed show on Netflix in the United States. [1]

A German version titled Stromberg ran for 46 episodes over five seasons and the follow-up film Stromberg - Der Film was released in German cinemas in 2014.

Extended episodes of the office have been added to the streaming platform Peacock, in addition to bloopers and extras. [2]

Counterparts

English-languageGerman-languageFrench-languageSpanish-languageHebrew-languageSwedish-languageCzech-languageFinnish-languageHindi-language
Original version
(2001–03)
American version
(2005–13)
German version
(2004–12)
French version
(2006)
Canadian French
version
(2006–07)
Chilean version
(2008)
Israeli version
(2010–13)
Swedish version
(2012)
Czech version (2014)Finnish version
(2017)
Indian version
(2019–)
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("The Office")
La Job
("The Job")
La ofis  [ es ]
("The Office")
HaMisrad (המשרד, "The Office") Kontoret  [ sv ]
("The Office")
Kancl ("The Office") Konttori  [ fi ]
("The Office")
The Office
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Regional
Manager
David Brent
(Ricky Gervais)
Michael Scott
(Steve Carell)
Andy Bernard
(Ed Helms)
Bernd Stromberg
(Christoph Maria Herbst)
Gilles Triquet
(François Berléand)
David Gervais
(Antoine Vézina)
Manuel Cerda
(Luis Gnecco)
Avi Meshulam
(Dvir Benedek)
Ove Sundberg
(Henrik Dorsin)
Marek Chvála

(Václav Kopta)

Pentti Markkanen
(Sami Hedberg)
Jagadeep Chadda
(Mukul Chadda)
Senior Sales
Representative
Tim Canterbury
(Martin Freeman)
Jim Halpert
(John Krasinski)
Ulf Steinke
(Oliver Wnuk)
Paul Delorme
(Jérémie Elkaïm)
Louis Tremblay
(Sébastien Huberdeau)
Diego Ramírez
(Pablo Cazals)
Yossi
(Eldad Fribas)
Erik Lundkvist
(Kim Sulocki)
Timo
(Pyry Äikää)
Amit Sharma
(Sayandeep Sengupta)
Assistant (to the) Regional Manager Gareth Keenan
(Mackenzie Crook)
Dwight Schrute
(Rainn Wilson)
Berthold "Ernie" Heisterkamp
(Bjarne Mädel)
Joel Liotard
(Benoît Carré)
Sam Bisaillon
(Paul Ahmarani)
Cristián Müller
(Mauricio Dell)
Yariv Shauli
(Maayan Blum)
Viking Ytterman
(Björn Gustafsson)
Jaakko
(Antti Heikkinen)
T.P. Mishra
(Gopal Datt)
Receptionists Dawn Tinsley
(Lucy Davis)
Pam Beesly
(Jenna Fischer)
Erin Hannon
(Ellie Kemper)
Tanja Seifert
(Diana Staehly)
Laetitia Kadiri
(Anne-Laure Balbir)
Anne Viens
(Sophie Cadieux)
Rocío Poblete
(Nathalia Aragonese)
Dana
(Mali Levi)
Therese Johansson
(Sissela Benn)
Anna
(Linda Wiklund)
Pammi
(Samridhi Dewan)
TempRicky Howard
(Oliver Chris)
Ryan Howard
(B. J. Novak)
Jonas Fischer
(Max Mauff)
Felix Pradier
(Xavier Robic)
Felipe Tomic
(César Sepúlveda)
Regev Steiner
(Amir Wolf)
"OP"
(K. Puura)
Sapan Gill
(Abhinav Sharma)
Corporate
Supervisors
Jennifer TaylorClarke
(Stirling Gallacher)
Jan Levinson
(Melora Hardin)
Gabe Lewis
(Zach Woods)
Tatjana Berkel
(Tatjana Alexander)
Juliette Lebrac
(Astrid Bas)
Emmanuelle Sirois-Keaton
(Nathalie Coupal)
Jimena Ibarra
(Liliana García)
Yelena
(Helena Yaralova)
Idun Falkenberg
(Lisa Linnertorp)
Katariina
(Vera Kiiskinen)
Riya Pahwa
(Gauahar Khan)
AccountantsSheila
(Jane Lucas)
Angela Martin
(Angela Kinsey)
Daniel Gabarda
(Frédéric Merlo)
Yanni
(Jimena Nuñez)

Teresita
(Luz María Yacometti)
Karol
(Roberto Pollak)

Ababa "Avi" Sharon
(Yossi Vassa)
Lennart Forsström
(Rikard Ulvshammar)

Anna Norén
(Anna Åström)

Margareta Wivallius
(Ingbritt Hjälm)
Maarit
(Lotta Lindroos)
Anjali
(Priyanka Setia)
Oliver
(Howard Saddler)
Oscar Martinez
(Oscar Nunez)
Farzin
(Mazdak Nassir)
Rinchin
(Chien Ho Liao)
Keith Bishop
(Ewen MacIntosh)
Kevin Malone
(Brian Baumgartner)
César
(Alfredo Portuondo)
Teppo
(Jan Nyquist)
Kutti
(Gavin Methalaka)
Travelling Sales
Representative
Chris Finch
(Ralph Ineson)
Todd Packer
(David Koechner)
Theo Hölter
(Andreas Schmidt)
Didier Leguelec
(Jean-Pierre Loustau)
Rocky Larocque
(Yves Amyot)
Carlitos García
(Sergio Piña)
Shimi Guetta
(Shai Avivi)
"Boozen"
(Kristoffer Appelquist)
Prem Chopra
(Ranvir Shorey)
Receptionist's
fiancé
Lee
(Joel Beckett)
Roy Anderson
(David Denman)
Roland
(off camera)
Ludovic Correia
(Julien Favart)
Luc
(Martin Tremblay)
MarcoLavi
(Alon Hamawi)
Kenneth Gustavsson
Peter Jansson
Ripa
(Leo Honkonen)
Parmeet
(Kunal Pant)
Senior Sales Representative's
girlfriend
Rachel
(Stacey Roca)
Katy Moore
(Amy Adams)
Karen Filippelli
(Rashida Jones)
Tanja Seifert
(see above)
Julie
(Évelyne Rompré)
Catalina
(María José Urúza)
Shiri
(Noa Wollman)
Loveleen
(Anandita Pagnis)
Other office
co-workers
Jamie
(Jamie Deeks)

Ben
(Ben Bradshaw)

Emma
(Emma Manton)

Donna
(Sally Bretton)

Joan
(Yvonne D’Alpra)

Malcolm
(Robin Hooper)

Brenda
(Julie Fernandez)

Trudy
(Rachel Isaac)

Stanley Hudson
(Leslie David Baker)

Phyllis Lapin-Vance
(Phyllis Smith)

Kelly Kapoor
(Mindy Kaling)

Toby Flenderson
(Paul Lieberstein)

Meredith Palmer
(Kate Flannery)

Creed Bratton
(Creed Bratton)

Erika Burstedt
(Martina Eitner-Acheampong)

Jennifer Schirrmann
(Milena Dreißig)

Lars Lehnhoff
(Laurens Walter)

Nicole Rückert
(Angelika Richter)

Hans Schmelzer
(Ralf Husmann)

Sabine Buhrer
(Maja Beckmann)
Trini
(Karla Matta)

Jesús
(Marcelo Valdivieso)

Benito Rojas

Dante Espinoza
Yevgeni
(Dima Ross)

Leah
(Ayelet Robinson)

Riki
(Hilla Sarjon)

Abed
(Jamil Khoury)
Britt-Marie Lind
(Veronica Dahlström)

Massoud Ghorbani
(Hassan Brijany)

Robin T. Larsson
(David Druid)

Örjan Almqvist
(Christoffer Olofsson)
Aune
(Paula Siimes)

Leyla
(Ushma Olava)
Saleem
(Sunil Jetly)
Sarla Bansal
(Preeti Kochar)
Madhukar
(Mayur Bansiwal)
Kitty Kataria
(Mallika Dua)
Warehouse
Foreman
Glynn "Taffy"
(David Schaal)
Darryl Philbin
(Craig Robinson)
Sami
(Yaniv Suissa)
Kenneth Gustavsson
(Peter Jansson)
Rajinder
(Manpreet Singh)
Notes
  1. 1 2 From Mid-Season 6 to the conclusion of Season 8, Dunder Mifflin was a subsidiary of Sabre - a printer company. During this time, Dunder Mifflin also sold Sabre printer and printing supplies

Awards and honors

Selected major awards won only

Notes

  1. 1 2 Metz, Nina. "'The Office' is Netflix's most popular show, even though it was made for and originally aired on an old-school broadcast network. Oh, the irony". chicagotribune.com. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  2. Spangler, Todd; Spangler, Todd (14 December 2020). "'The Office' to Stream Exclusively on NBCU's Peacock Starting Next Month, With First Two Seasons Free". Variety. Retrieved 17 January 2021.
  3. Smith, Neil (20 February 2018). "The Office: 10 David Brents from around the world". BBC News. Retrieved 10 June 2020.
  4. The 2001 British Academy Television Awards, winners and nominees.
  5. The 2002 British Academy Television Awards, winners and nominees.
  6. The 2003 British Academy Television Awards, winners and nominees.

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