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Patton Oswalt

Patton Oswalt has been headlining at comedy clubs all over the United States since 1996, as well as appearing in his own standup specials on Comedy Central and HBO. He was chosen as Entertainment Weekly's "It" comedian in 2002. He is a regular on Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993). His other television credits include appearances on Seinfeld (... See full bio »

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5 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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1994 - Appeared in Margaret Cho's episode of the Comedy Central series "Pulp Comics." See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Shecky Chucklestein | John Murphy | Cumpston Neill | Patton Osswalt | Patton P. Oswalt


5' 3½" (1.61 m)

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(2012, on The King Of Queens) I lucked out getting that role. That's where I learned how to act. Hanging out with Kevin James; he's just an amazing comedic actor. Especially in terms of TV acting, which is really hard to pull off in a sitcom format. Also Jerry Stiller, who is such an old pro. He would go over the lines a million times like he thought he wouldn't get it, but then he would nail it ... See more »


Was considered for the role of "Albert Brennaman" in Hitch (2005). See more »


Often plays nerdy characters See more »

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