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John Oliver was born on April 23, 1977 in Birmingham, England as John William Oliver. He is a writer and actor, known for The Daily Show (1996), John Oliver: Terrifying Times (2008) and The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear (2010). He has been married to Kate Norley since October 2011. They have one child. See full bio »

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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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  Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series) (33 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Public Defenders (2015)
- Church (2015)
- Sex Ed (2015)
 2007-2013 The Daily Show (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 Special)
 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 Self (38 credits)
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2 Interviews | 7 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on taking over The Daily Show (1996) for Jon Stewart] I'll do anything for him, whether it's hosting this show or disposing of a body. I guess I was just happy it was the first of those two choices, and I wasn't taking a trip to the East River under the cover of darkness. On the phone with him, I was saying, I'll do it. It was only upon hanging up that my legs started to buckle. I thought, What ... See more »

Trivia:

His uncle (father's brother) was composer Stephen Oliver. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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