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John Oliver (II)


John Oliver was born on April 23, 1977 in Birmingham, England. He is a writer and actor, known for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996), John Oliver: Terrifying Times (2008) and The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear (2010). See full bio »

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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2014 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series) (15 episodes)
- Episode #1.18 (2014)
- Episode #1.17 (2014)
- Episode #1.16 (2014)
- Episode #1.15 (2014)
- Episode #1.14 (2014)
 2007-2013 The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (TV Series) (writer - 962 episodes)
- Jonah Hill (2013) ... (writer)
- Erik Prince (2013) ... (writer)
- Haifaa Al Mansour (2013) ... (writer)
- Evangeline Lilly (2013) ... (writer)
  New York Stand-Up Show (TV Series) (1 episode, 2012) (writer - 3 episodes, 2012) (written by - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #3.5 (2012)
- Episode #3.3 (2012) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.2 (2012) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.1 (2012) ... (writer)
 2012 Decline of the American Empire (TV Movie) (written by)
 2008 John Oliver: Terrifying Times (TV Movie)
 2005 The Late Edition (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2005) ... (writer)
 2004 2004: The Stupid Version (TV Movie) (additional material)
 2000 Smack the Pony (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (2000) ... (additional material)
 2000 Movie Babylon (TV Series documentary)
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Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (30 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 7 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on what he's learned from Jon Stewart] In terms of how he's able to oversee the writing and the production of what the script needs every day, that has been interesting. What he's always told us is you want to make sure that the spine of the argument is in shape. You can write jokes at any point of the day. Jokes are not that hard to write, or they shouldn't be when it is literally your job. ... See more »

Trivia:

Oliver met his wife, Kate Norley, when he was covering the 2008 Republican Convention for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996). Norley, an Army veteran who served as a medic in the Iraq War, was there with a group called Vets for Freedom. See more »

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