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Steve Carell: 5 seasons (2005-11)
James Spader: 1 season (2011)
Spader’s ultra-confident salesman-turned-CEO Robert California wasn’t meant to replace Carell’s Michael Scott but he did step in as the show’s big-name big personality, with less successful results.
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