John Oliver



Place of birth:

Birmingham - England - UK:


​John Oliver (born 23 April 1977) is a British-born stand-up comedian, actor and writer. He is best known for his work on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, for which he won an Emmy in 2009, as well as for playing recurring character Professor Ian Duncan on the show Community. He has worked extensively with Andy Zaltzman. In addition to several collaborative stand-up acts, their body of work together includes hundreds of hours worth of satirical podcasts and radio broadcasts, including series such as Political Animal, The Department and The Bugle. He is a permanent resident of the United States and lives in New York City.

Film Credits

The Lion King (2019)
as Zazu (voice)
Wonder Park (2019)
as Steve the Porcupine
Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs (2017)
as Himself
The Concert for Valor (2014)
as Himself
The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow (2013)
as Vanity Smurf (voice)
The Smurfs 2 (2013)
as Vanity Smurf (voice)
The Secret Policeman's Ball (2012)
as Himself
The Smurfs (2011)
as Vanity Smurf (voice)
The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear (2010)
as Himself - Correspondent
The Love Guru (2008)
as Dick Pants
John Oliver: Terrifying Times (2008)
as Himself

Production Credits

John Oliver: Terrifying Times (2008)