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Patton Oswalt Biography

Birth Name:
Patton Peter Oswalt
Birth Place:
Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
Actor, producer, writer, comedian

Fast Facts

  • Is named after World War II's Gen
  • George S
  • Patton Jr
  • Penned stories for DC Comics featuring Batman and the heroes of Justice League America
  • Lent his voice to characters in the Grand Theft Auto video-game franchise
  • Released a book of essays and sketches titled Zombie Spaceship Wasteland in 2011


  • 2020Emmy-Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special: nominated
  • 2018Emmy-Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special: nominated
  • 2016Emmy-Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special: winner
  • 2015Writers Guild Awards-Comedy/Variety - Music, Awards, Tributes - Specials: nominated
  • 2012Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 2011L.A. Film Critics Association-Best Supporting Actor (Runner-up): winner
  • 2011National Society of Film Critics-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 2011Detroit Film Critics Society-Best Supporting Actor: nominated