Why Famous: Drew Carey first made a name for himself as a stand-up comedian in the 1980s.
He is most famous though for starring in his own sitcom, "The Drew Carey Show," and serving as host of the U.S. version of the improv comedy show "Whose Line Is It Anyway?", both of which aired on ABC.
- 2000-01-09 26th People's Choice Awards: Harrison Ford & Julia Roberts win (Motion Picture) and Drew Carey & Calista Flockhart win (TV)
- 2001-01-07 27th People's Choice Awards: Mel Gibson & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Drew Carey & Jennifer Aniston win (TV)