Bob Odenkirk

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Robert Odenkirk
  • Birth Place: Berwyn, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/22/1962, Libra
  • Profession: Actor; writer; director; comedian; voice actor
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Bob Odenkirk Fast Facts:
  • In his youth, performed skits with his brother, Bill, for their family.
  • Wrote and performed radio shows during his college years.
  • Worked as a stand-up comedian in Chicago before moving to New York, where he landed a job writing for NBC's Saturday Night Live.
  • In the early 1990s, met comedy partner David Cross when they were both writing for The Ben Stiller Show.
  • Made his feature-film directorial debut with 2003's Melvin Goes to Dinner, which was well-received on the film-festival circuit.
  • After recurring appearances on Breaking Bad as attorney Saul Goodman, he became a series regular in the third season.
  • Bob Odenkirk Relationships:
  • Naomi Odenkirk - Wife
  • Bill Odenkirk - Brother
  • Nathan William Odenkirk - Son
  • Walter Odenkirk - Father
  • Barbara Odenkirk - Mother
  • Erin Jane Odenkirk - Daughter
  • Bob Odenkirk Awards:
  • 1990 Emmy: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • 1999 Emmy: Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • 1989 Emmy: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program - Winner
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1993 Emmy: Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program - Winner
  • 1998 Emmy: Outstanding Music and Lyrics - Nominee
  • 1998 Emmy: Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • 1991 Emmy: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI; attended Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL; Columbia College, Chicago, IL (BA in Radio and TV, 1984)

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