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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 Smurfs (2011) and De Smurfen 2 (2013). He has been married to Kate Norley since October 2011. They have one child. See full bio »

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Won 12 Primetime Emmys. Another 10 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Smurfs Vanity
(2011)
De Smurfen 2 Vanity Smurf
(2013)
The Love Guru Dick Pants
(2008)

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  Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series) (91 episodes, 2014 - 2017) (writer - 10 episodes, 2015 - 2019)
- Episode #6.1 (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)
Show Show Actor (24 credits)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (58 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (10 credits)

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

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6' (1.83 m)
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Armando Iannucci is one of my heroes. As I was growing up, he was probably the most influential comic voice that I had. The only way I may be able to say thank you is to invite him on a television show, where we're both one step removed from having to directly deal with each other on a human level. Hillary Kun, the guest booker [on The Daily Show (1996)] and I have been talking about who might be... 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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