Bob Odenkirk

Writer + Actor and Comedian
Born Oct 22, 1962

Robert "Bob" Odenkirk is an American actor, comedian, writer, director and producer. He is best known as the co-creator and co-star of the HBO sketch comedy series Mr. Show with Bob and David. In the 1980s and 1990s, he worked as a writer for such notable shows as Saturday Night Live, Get A Life, The Ben Stiller Show, and The Dennis Miller Show. In the mid-1990s, Odenkirk and David Cross created the Emmy-winning sketch comedy program Mr.… Read More

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1962 Birth Born on October 22, 1962.


1987 24 Years Old Odenkirk was hired as a writer at Saturday Night Live in 1987 and worked there through 1991. … Read More
1988 25 Years Old When SNL took its 1988 summer break, Odenkirk returned to Chicago to perform a stage show with Smigel and O'Brien, titled Happy Happy Good Show. … Read More
1991 28 Years Old In 1991, Odenkirk was hired to write for the TV show Get a Life, which starred Late Night with David Letterman alumnus Chris Elliott. … Read More
1992 29 Years Old Odenkirk's friendship with Ben Stiller, with whom he briefly shared an office at SNL, would lead to him being hired for the cast of The Ben Stiller Show in 1992. … Read More


Odenkirk served as a writer on NBC's Late Night with Conan O'Brien for the show's 1993 and 1994 seasons. … Read More
1994 31 Years Old Radio artist Joe Frank hired Odenkirk and David Cross to appear in Frank's 1994 radio programs, "A Hearing" and "The Last Run" which, in 1997, was combined to become "The OJ Chronicles." … Read More
1995 32 Years Old …  Walter Odenkirk died of bone cancer in 1995. … Read More
1996 33 Years Old In 1996 Odenkirk married Naomi Yomtov, who was later the executive producer of With Bob and David. … Read More


2004 41 Years Old In 2004, Odenkirk received an unsolicited package including the work of Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim. … Read More
2009 46 Years Old In 2009, Odenkirk joined the cast of AMC's Breaking Bad as corrupt lawyer Saul Goodman. … Read More
2011 48 Years Old In 2011, Odenkirk wrote and developed Let's Do This! for Adult Swim, starring as Cal Mackenzie-Goldberg a "two-bit movie mogul and head of Cal-Gold Pictures as he leads a collection of crazy, fame-hungry strivers chasing Hollywood dreams." … Read More


2014 51 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2014, Odenkirk played Police Chief Bill Oswalt in FX's miniseries Fargo.
2015 52 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2015, he and David Cross reunited, along with the rest of the Mr. Show cast, for W/ Bob & David.
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