CNN -- Steve Carell. Remember that name. If you haven't heard of him before, you certainly will now. Stitzer is a shy, mild-mannered man who works in a large electronics store. Carell's face shines with sublime innocence as he goes about being an inventory clerk by day and a reclusive collector of superhero and film memorabilia at night. While trading raunchy stories about sexual exploits it becomes abundantly clear that Andy -- at the age of 40 -- is still a virgin.
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How Old Were the Actors?
One of the most iconic scenes from The Year-Old Virgin is undoubtedly when Steve Carell gets his chest waxed by a supremely sadistic beautician. It's hilarious for a few reasons, mainly watching the protagonist scream in pain with each wax strip, however the phrases he mutters to 'ease the pain' are equally as funny as they are random. Credit: Universal Pictures. Among screaming out, 'you fucker', 'cocksucker', 'fuck me in the asshole' and 'sweaty pie hole', he strangely yelled Kelly Clarkson's name.
Steve Carell Finally Met Kelly Clarkson 13 Years After '40-Year-Old Virgin' Scene
Middle-aged virgins do exist, but the comedy The Year-Old Virgin put them front and center on the silver screen, via the shy and nervous character Andy played by Steve Carell. At the time of filming, Steve Carell was 43 and the father of two small daughters. Steve Carell went method for the waxing scene and after experiencing the pain of it realized what a mistake it was.
In a recent interview with Conan O'Brien, Carell revealed that the film he helped cowrite with Judd Apatow was almost sacked because Universal felt that Carell looked like a "serial killer" in early footage. And just that week compiled, they went, 'No, no, no, this is not a comedy. But the shooting continued and Apatow's feature directorial debut became a comedic success, leading to "Knocked Up" and more. Here's what the cast and filmmakers have been up to in the last decade, since "The Year-Old Virgin" came out in World globe An icon of the world globe, indicating different international options.