Michael Cera attended Conestoga Public School, Robert H. Lagerquist Senior Public School, and then Heart Lake Secondary School until grade nine. He took correspondence courses to complete high school. It is thought that his first role was as in unpaid appearance in a Tim Hortons summer camp commercial. His professional career began when he was cast as Larrabe Hicks in the television series I Was a Sixth Grade Alien in 1999. His breakthrough role in Juno catapulted Cera into one of the busiest young actors in Hollywood. He played the title role in the 2010 feature, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. He played George-Michael Bluth in 84 episodes of Arrested Development, which ran from 2003 until 2006 and was reborn in 2013 and ran until 2019. Michael Cera earned a 2018 Tony Award nomination for his work in the play Lobby Hero on Broadway. He also appeared in his third Broadway play The Waverly Gallery, which starred Elaine May and ran for three months from October 25, 2018 to January 27, 2019. May had not performed on Broadway for 60 years and won a Tony Award for Best Actress for her work in this play.
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Features & TV Movies:
Switching Goals (1999)
Steal This Movie (2000)
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Water Crisis (VR-2020)
Braceface (voice, 2001-2005)
TV Series – Guest appearances:
Drunk History (2010, 2013, 2015, 2016)
Medical Police (2020)