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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 12 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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(2019)
The Smurfs Vanity
(2011)
The Smurfs 2 Vanity Smurf
(2013)

Filmography

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  Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series) (91 episodes, 2014 - 2017) (writer - 10 episodes, 2015 - 2019)
- Brexit (2019) ... (writer)
- Authoritarianism (2018) ... (writer)
- Drain the Swamp (2018) ... (writer)
- Family Separation (2018) ... (writer)
- State Attorneys General (2018) ... (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 (57 credits)
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2 Interviews | 10 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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[on taking over The Daily Show (1996) for Jon Stewart] I'll do anything for him, whether it's hosting this show or disposing of a body. I guess I was just happy it was the first of those two choices, and I wasn't taking a trip to the East River under the cover of darkness. On the phone with him, I was saying, I'll do it. It was only upon hanging up that my legs started to buckle. I thought, What ... 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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