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Robert John Odenkirk was born in Berwyn, Illinois, to Barbara (Baier) and Walter Odenkirk, who worked in printing. His ancestry includes German and Irish. He grew up in Naperville, IL, the second of seven children. He worked as a DJ for WIDB, his college radio station at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Three credits shy of graduation, he ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 11 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Saturday Night Live
(1987-1995)
Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad Saul Goodman
(2009-2013)
Nebraska
Nebraska Ross Grant
(2013)
Run Ronnie Run
(2002)

Filmography

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  W/ Bob and David (TV Series) (created by - 4 episodes, 2015) (writer - 4 episodes, 2015)
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... (creator) / (writer)
 2014 TripTank (TV Series) (creator - 1 episode)
- Crossing the Line (2014) ... (creator)
 2013 The Birthday Boys (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Dumb Public (2013)
- Skewered (2013)
- Helpful Tips (2013)
 2013 Movie 43 (uncredited)
 2011 Let's Do This! (TV Movie)
 2010 Untitled Andre Hyland Project (TV Movie) (creator)
 2010 Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule (TV Series) (consultant writer - 6 episodes)
- Friendship (2010) ... (consultant writer)
- Fear (2010) ... (consultant writer)
- Health (2010) ... (consultant writer)
- Family (2010) ... (consultant writer)
- Relationships (2010) ... (consultant writer)
 2009 American Contestant with Bob Odenkirk (TV Series short) (writer)
 2009 Atom TV (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.16 (2009) ... (segment "Face To Bush")
- Episode #1.15 (2009) ... (segment "Face To Bush")
 2008 Face to Bush (TV Series short) (creator) / (writer)
 2008 David's Situation (TV Movie)
 2007 Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (TV Series) (consultant writer - 11 episodes)
- Live in Vegas (2007) ... (consultant writer)
- Missing (2007) ... (consultant writer)
- Hamburger (2007) ... (consultant writer)
- Anniversary (2007) ... (consultant writer)
- Abstinence (2007) ... (consultant writer)
 2007 Derek and Simon: The Show (TV Series short) (creator - 13 episodes)
- Troubled Times: Part 3 - CK Was Here (2007) ... (creator)
- Cock-Eyed (2007) ... (creator)
- Escape! (2007) ... (creator)
  Tom Goes to the Mayor (TV Series) (writer - 27 episodes, 2004 - 2006) (written by - 1 episode, 2004)
- Joy's Ex (2006) ... (writer)
- Puddins (2006) ... (writer)
- Glass Eyes (2006) ... (writer)
- Couple's Therapy (2006) ... (writer)
- The Layover (2006) ... (writer)
 2006 The Pity Card (Short)
 2003 Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks (Video documentary)
 2002 Next! (TV Movie)
 2002 Run Ronnie Run (written by)
 2000 The Near Future (TV Movie)
 1997-2000 Tenacious D: The Complete Master Works (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- The Fan (2000) ... (writer)
- Road Gig (2000) ... (writer)
- Death of a Dream (1999) ... (writer)
- The Greatest Song in the World (1999) ... (writer)
- Angel in Disguise (1997) ... (writer)
 1999 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Adam Sandler (TV Special documentary)
 1998 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley (TV Special documentary) (uncredited)
 1998 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Phil Hartman (TV Special documentary)
  Mr. Show with Bob and David (TV Series) (written by - 18 episodes, 1995 - 1998) (writer - 12 episodes, 1995 - 1998) (creator - 1 episode, 1995)
- Patriotism, Pepper, and Professionalism (1998) ... (written by)
- Sad Songs Are Nature's Onions (1998) ... (written by)
- Like Chickens... Delicious Chickens (1998) ... (written by)
- Eat Rotten Fruit from a Shitty Tree (1998) ... (writer)
- It's Insane, This Guy's Taint (1998) ... (writer)
 1997 The Jenny McCarthy Show (TV Series) (22 episodes)
- Episode #1.22 (1997)
- Episode #1.21 (1997)
- Episode #1.20 (1997)
- Episode #1.19 (1997)
- Episode #1.18 (1997)
 1996 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Fructose (1996) ... (additional material)
 1996 The Dana Carvey Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1996) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.7 (1996) ... (writer)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 131 episodes, 1987 - 1995) (additional sketches - 1 episode, 1994)
- David Duchovny/Rod Stewart (1995) ... (writer)
- Bob Saget/TLC (1995) ... (writer)
- Courteney Cox/Dave Matthews Band (1995) ... (writer)
- Damon Wayans/Dionne Farris (1995) ... (writer)
- John Goodman/Tragically Hip (1995) ... (writer)
 1993-1994 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) (writer - 17 episodes)
- Episode #1.162 (1994) ... (writer)
- Jay Thomas/Barabara Eden/Lemonheads (1994) ... (writer)
- David Letterman (1994) ... (writer)
- Ben Stiller/Peri Gilpin/Fishbone (1994) ... (writer)
 1992-1993 The Ben Stiller Show (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- A Few Good Scouts (1993) ... (writer)
- At the Beach (1993) ... (writer)
- With Dennis Miller (1992) ... (writer)
- With Garry Shandling (1992) ... (writer)
- With Flea (1992) ... (writer)
 1992 The Dennis Miller Show (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 15 October 1992 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 14 July 1992 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.77 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.75 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.36 (1992) ... (writer)
  Get a Life (TV Series) (executive story editor - 12 episodes, 1991 - 1992) (written by - 2 episodes, 1991 - 1992)
- Clip Show (1992) ... (executive story editor)
- 1977 2000 (1992) ... (executive story editor)
- SPEWEY and Me (1992) ... (executive story editor)
- Bad Fish (1992) ... (executive story editor) / (written by)
- Chris' Brain Starts Working (1992) ... (executive story editor)
Show Show Actor (105 credits)
Show Show Producer (23 credits)
Show Show Director (19 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (15 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (6 credits)
Show Show Location management (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (11 credits)
Show Show Self (87 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

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Other Works:

Cast member on his own unsold TV pilot, Next! (2002); written by Zach Galifianakis, Bob Odenkirk, and BJ Porter; directed by Keith Truesdell; produced by Bernie Brillstein (executive producer), Bob Odenkirk (executive producer), BJ Porter (producer), and Nicholas Koskoff (associate producer) (as Nick Koskoff); with Bob Odenkirk... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Vance Hammersly

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

It is so weird to be on this side of that, because when you're starting out, and it seems like you're starting out for so long, you look up to the people who have made their mark. And you sort of want to be that. See more »

Trivia:

He has appeared on two parodies of Metallica's "Enter Sandman" video: One on The Ben Stiller Show (1992) and the other on Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays foolish but extremely confident characters See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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