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John Oliver Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Jan 1, 0001
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001

British-born comedian John Oliver studied English at Christ's College, Cambridge, before pursuing a career as a stand-up comedian. He gained increasing success with his live act, eventually scoring a big break in 2006 when he became a writer and correspondent on [[Feature~V288531~The Daily Show with John Stewart~thedailyshow[tvseries]]]. He soon became a popular member of the news-parody show's cast, and explored other projects, as well, making his motion picture debut in the 2008 comedy [[Feature~V389227~The Love Guru~theloveguru]]. In 2009, he was cast in the comedy series Community, alongside [[Performer~P12488~Chevy Chase~chevychase]] and [[Performer~P375237~Joel McHale~joelmchale]]. In 2011 he voiced the part of Vanity Smurf in the family-friendly big-screen comedy The Smurfs. ~ Cammila Collar, Rovi

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