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John Oliver was born on April 23, 1977 in Birmingham, England. He is a writer and producer, known for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014), The Lion King (2019) and The Smurfs (2011). He has been married to Kate Norley since October 2011. They have two children. See full bio »

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Won 15 Primetime Emmys. Another 19 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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(2019)
The Smurfs Vanity
(2011)
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  Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series) (16 episodes, 2015 - 2021) (writer - 225 episodes, 2014 - 2022)
- Subway (2022) ... (writer)
- Electric Utilities (2022) ... (writer)
- Philippines (2022) ... (writer)
- Environmental Racism (2022) ... (writer)
- Police Interrogations (2022) ... (writer)
 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 Special) (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 Movie Babylon (TV Series documentary)
 2000 Smack the Pony (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (2000) ... (additional material)
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Show Show Actor (27 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
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Show Show Self (75 credits)
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Other Works:

Book: "Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race". New York City NY: Grand Central Publishing. ISBN 978-0-446-57922-3

Publicity Listings:

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

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Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)

Spouse:

Kate Norley  (2 children)

Children:

Oliver, Hudson

Parents:

Oliver, Jim | Oliver, Carol
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Personal Quote:

[on what he's learned from Jon Stewart] In terms of how he's able to oversee the writing and the production of what the script needs every day, that has been interesting. What he's always told us is you want to make sure that the spine of the argument is in shape. You can write jokes at any point of the day. Jokes are not that hard to write, or they shouldn't be when it is literally your job. ... See more »

Trivia:

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

Star Sign:

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