- Produced humorous radio commercials and appeared in California comedy clubs during his teens.
- Was a writer for In Living Color and shared an office with Jim Carrey; they collaborated on the films Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) and Bruce Almighty (2003).
- Through his company O Entertainment, created "Thumbmation" technology and a series of Thumb comedic shorts that spoof popular movies, using thumbs in costumes with computer-generated faces.
- Was a creative force behind the Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius movie and TV series.
- Wrote the first of the many screenplays that eventually became Cowboys & Aliens (2011).
- 2001, Oscar — Best Animated Feature Film: Nominee
- Isabella Sophia Oedekerk — Daughter
- Tonie Oedekerk — Wife
- Zoe Oedekerk — Daughter
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