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John Oliver

John William Oliver is a popular English comedian, writer, producer, actor, and TV personality. He became known for his work in the news and satire program 'The Daily Show with John Stewart' for which he has won three Emmy Awards. Born in West Midlands, England, he studied at Christ's College, Cambridge University. During his time at the college, he became a member of the famous Cambridge Footlights Comedy Troupe. After his graduation, he continued to write as well as perform standup throughout England. Later, he co-created Political Animal, a political radio show, and also became a regular guest on the TV show 'Mock the Week'. He reached the peak of his career with his work in 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' where he was the senior British correspondent for around seven years. He has also played guest roles in TV shows, such as 'People Like Us' and 'Danger Mouse'. He voiced one of the supporting characters in 'The Smurfs,' an American animated film, as well as in its sequel 'The Smurfs 2'. In his career so far, he has won six Emmy Awards, out of twelve nominations. He has also won other prestigious awards, such as The Writers Guild of America Award, the Dorian Award, and the Webby Award.

Known For

Credits

Cast Credits

The Russell Howard Hour (2017)
Guest starring as John Oliver (2 episodes)
Creative Arts Emmy Awards (2016)
Guest starring as John Oliver
The Detour (2016)
Guest starring as Fitz
  • Episode 2x12: The Ass (Apr 25, 2017)
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (2015)
Guest starring as John Oliver (2 episodes)
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015)
Guest starring as John Oliver (20 episodes)
The Chris Gethard Show (2015)
Guest starring as John Oliver
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014)
Starring as Presenter (273 episodes)
Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014)
Guest starring as John Oliver (13 episodes)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)
Guest starring as John Oliver (8 episodes)
Rick and Morty (2013)
Guest starring as Dr. Xenon Bloom
Celebrity Page (2013)
Guest starring as John Oliver
Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (2012)
Guest starring as John Oliver
7 Minutes in Heaven (2011)
Guest starring as John Oliver
Bob's Burgers (2011)
Guest starring as Ian Amberson
John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show (2010)
Starring as John Oliver (26 episodes)
Community (2009)
Guest starring as Professor Ian Duncan (17 episodes)
Guest starring as Xim-Xam
Guest starring as Mix-Max
  • Episode 5x11: G.I. Jeff (Apr 3, 2014) [Uncredited]
Watch What Happens Live (2009)
Guest starring as John Oliver
The Soup (2004)
Guest starring as John Oliver
  • Episode 10x16: April 24 (Apr 24, 2013)
Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003)
Guest starring as John Oliver (2 episodes)
People Like Us (1999)
Guest starring as No Name
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1999)
Guest starring as John Oliver (3 episodes)
The Simpsons (1989)
Guest starring as Booth Wilkes-John
  • Episode 25x21: Pay Pal (May 11, 2014) [Special Guest Star]
The Emmy Awards (1949)
Guest starring as John Oliver (3 episodes)

Crew Credits

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1999)
Episode crew as Writer (32 episodes)
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