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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 producer, known for The Daily Show (1996), The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) and John Oliver: Terrifying Times (2008). 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 & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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  Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series) (91 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)
 2008 The 80th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material written by)
 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 Actor (23 credits)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (45 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)

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2 Interviews | 10 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

Armando Iannucci is one of my heroes. As I was growing up, he was probably the most influential comic voice that I had. The only way I may be able to say thank you is to invite him on a television show, where we're both one step removed from having to directly deal with each other on a human level. Hillary Kun, the guest booker [on The Daily Show (1996)] and I have been talking about who might be... See more »

Trivia:

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

Star Sign:

Taurus

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