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John Oliver (II)

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). See full bio »

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  Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series) (32 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (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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Australia turns out to be a sensational place, albeit one of the most comfortably racist places I've ever been in. They've really settled into their intolerance like an old resentful slipper. You can say what you like about Australian racism, it is undeniably specific. I had a couple of Australians - more than one - complain to me about all the Lebbos in the country, referring apparently to the ... See more »


Often writes and performs with friend Andy Zaltzman. See more »

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