John Oliver

British comedian and television host

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John Oliver: British comedian and television host
John William Oliver is a British comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host. Oliver started his career as a stand-up comedian in the United Kingdom. He came to wider attention for his work in the US on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as its senior British correspondent from 2006 to 2013. Oliver won three Primetime Emmy Awards for writing for The Daily Show and was its guest host for an eight-week period in 2013. In addition, Oliver co-hosted the satirical comedy podcast The Bugle (2007–2015) with Andy Zaltzman, with whom Oliver had previously co-hosted the radio series Political Animal, and hosted John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show on Comedy Central from 2010 to 2013. He has also acted on television, most notably in a recurring role as Dr Ian Duncan on the NBC sitcom Community, and in films, notably voice-over work in The Smurfs (2011), The Smurfs 2 (2013), and the 2019 remake of The Lion King. He is now a naturalized US citizen.


Adam Driver confronts John Oliver about his obsession with him in hilarious skit [Video]

Adam Driver confronts John Oliver about his obsession with him in hilarious skit

Adam Driver has confronted comedian and TV host John Oliver for repeatedly mentioning him during episodes of his award-winning show Last Week Tonight.

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