John Oliver

Oliver in 2016 John William Oliver (born 23 April 1977) is an English comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host with naturalised American citizenship. Oliver started his career as a stand-up comedian in the United Kingdom. He came to wider attention for his work in the United States 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 the show's 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 Professor 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 became a US citizen in 2019.

Since 2014, Oliver has been the host of the HBO series ''Last Week Tonight with John Oliver''. He has received widespread critical and popular recognition for his work on the series, whose influence over US culture, legislation, and policymaking has been dubbed the "John Oliver effect". For his work on ''Last Week Tonight'', Oliver has won thirteen Emmy Awards and two Peabody Awards and was included in the 2015 ''Time 100'', being described as a "comedic agent of change...powerful because he isn't afraid to tackle important issues thoughtfully, without fear or apology". Oliver's work has been described as journalism or investigative journalism, a description Oliver rejects. Provided by Wikipedia
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    by Oliver, John
    Published 1900
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    by Oliver, John E.
    Published 1984
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    by Oliver, John E.
    Published 1973
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    by Oliver, John E.
    Published 1981
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    by Oliver, John Eoff
    Published 1937
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    by Oliver, John E.
    Published 1975
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    by Oliver, John E.
    Published 2002
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    by Oliver, John W. H.
    Published 1988
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    by Oliver, John W. H.
    Published 1992