19 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 |
5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
| Oliver, Carol
Did You Know?
[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.
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.