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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 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 13 Primetime Emmys. Another 16 wins & 30 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) (1 episode, 2014) (writer - 204 episodes, 2014 - 2020)
- W.H.O. (2020) ... (writer)
- Election 2020 (2020) ... (writer)
- The Supreme Court (2020) ... (writer)
- RNC 2020 & Kenosha (2020) ... (writer)
- Border Wall (2020) ... (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)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
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Show Show Self (64 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

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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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[on preparing for his new show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014)] 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:

Son of Liverpudlian parents, Carole, a music teacher, and Jim Oliver, a school headmaster and social worker. See more »

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