16 wins & 30 nominations.
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New York Stand-Up Show
(TV Series) (1 episode, 2012) (writer - 3 episodes, 2012) (written by - 1 episode, 2010)
"Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race". New York City NY: Grand Central Publishing. ISBN 978-0-446-57922-3
2 Interviews |
10 Articles |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
[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 ...
Oliver met his wife, Kate Norley
, when he was covering the 2008 Republican Convention for The Daily Show
(1996). Norley, an Army veteran who served as a medic in the Iraq War, was there with a group called Vets for Freedom.