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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). He has been married to Kate Norley since October 2011. They have one child. See full bio »

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Won 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 7 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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  Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series) (90 episodes, 2014 - 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Putin (2017)
- Trump vs Truth (2017)
 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 documentary)
 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 (43 credits)
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2 Interviews | 8 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on newly-installed and embattled General Motors CEO, Mary Barra] She hasn't just broken the glass ceiling, she's been ejected through the glass windshield. See more »

Trivia:

On his father's side, John is the great-great-grandson of The Rev. William Boyd Carpenter (1841-1918), who was a court chaplain to Queen Victoria and the Bishop of Ripon. He was from a prominent family that produced many Church of England clergy. See more »

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Taurus

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