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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 & 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)
 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 (21 credits)
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Show Show Self (44 credits)
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2 Interviews | 9 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on preparing for his new show 'Last Week Tonight'] We're trying to build the machine that will one day make fun of stories that haven't happened yet. It's most important task is to take something really depressing in one end and spit out jokes on the other, in about a hundred different ways. See more »

Trivia:

He has English and Irish ancestry. On his father's side, he is the grandson of Osborne George Oliver, an electricity board official, and Charlotte Hester Girdlestone, a religious education adviser. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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