Patton Oswalt

A popular fixture on the stand-up comedy circuit of the late 1990s, actor and writer Patton Oswalt later balanced mainstream acceptance on the popular sitcom "King of Queens" (CBS, 1998-2007) and the Pixar animated film ... Read more »
Born: 01/26/1969 in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA

Filmography

Actor (117)

Behind the Story With the Paley Center 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Host

Conan 2011 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Guest

Justified 2013, 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Late Night with Seth Meyers 2015 (Tv Show)

Guest

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Marvel: 75 Years, From Pulp to Pop! 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Interviewee

The Confirmation 2015 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Goldbergs 2013, 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Heart, She Holler 2011 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

The Kitchen Sink 2015 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Guest

Veep 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Brooklyn Nine-Nine 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Gravity Falls 2014 (Tv Show)

Voice

Modern Family 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 2014 Independent Spirit Awards 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Host

The Pete Holmes Show 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Wrong Turn 2: Dead End 2014 (Movie)

Tommy (Actor)

Axe Cop 2013 (Tv Show)

Voice

Best Week Ever 1998 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2003 - 2004, 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Kim Possible 1998 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Voice

Neighbors From Hell 2000 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Voice

Parks and Recreation 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour 1998 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Performer

Portlandia 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Bitter Buddha 2013 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Jeselnik Offensive 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The King of Queens 1998 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Newsroom 2006 - 2009, 2011 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 2013 (Movie)

Todd Maher (Actor)

Tom Goes to the Mayor 1998 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Voice

Two and a Half Men 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bob's Burgers 2012 (Tv Show)

Voice

Burn Notice 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nature Calls 2012 (Movie)

Randy (Actor)

Odd Thomas 2012 (Movie)

Oswald "Ozzie" P. Boone (Actor)

Reel Comedy: Night at the Museum 2006 - 2009, 2011 - 2012 (Tv Show)

Host

Reno 911! 2004, 2006 - 2009, 2011 - 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World 2012 (Movie)

Roache (Actor)

The 17th Annual Critics' Choice Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Simpsons 2012 (Tv Show)

Voice

A Very Harold & Kumar 3-D Christmas 2011 (Movie)

Mall Santa (Actor)

Beautiful Darling 2011 (Movie)

(Voice)

Bored to Death 2009 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Caprica 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Raising Hope 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Talking Dead 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

United States of Tara 2009 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Young Adult 2011 (Movie)

Matt Freehauf (Actor)

Blood Into Wine 2010 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Community 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Glenn Martin, DDS 2010 (Tv Show)

Voice

Big Fan 2009 (Movie)

Paul Aufiero (Actor)

Dollhouse 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Flight of the Conchords 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Iron Chef America 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Observe and Report 2009 (Movie)

Toast A Bun Manager (Actor)

Patton Oswalt: My Weakness Is Strong 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

The Informant! 2009 (Movie)

Ed Herbst (Actor)

The Late Show With David Letterman 2009 (Tv Show)

Guest

All Roads Lead Home 2008 (Movie)

Milo (Actor)

Lewis Black's Root of All Evil 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sex and Death 101 2008 (Movie)

Fred (Actor)

Spike TV's Video Game Awards 2007 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Balls of Fury 2007 (Movie)

Hammer (Actor)

Ratatouille 2007 (Movie)

Voice of Remy (Actor)

Reaper 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Reno 911: Miami 2007 (Movie)

Jeff Spoder (Actor)

SpongeBob SquarePants 2007 (Tv Show)

Voice

The Comedy Central Roast Of Flavor Flav 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Very Funny Stand Up 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Aqua Teen Hunger Force 2003, 2006 (Tv Show)

Voice

Campus Ladies 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Comedians of Comedy 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Comedy Central's Last Laugh '05 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Failure to Launch 2006 (Movie)

Techie Guy (Actor)

The Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

VH1 Big in '05 Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Best Summer Ever 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Patton Oswalt: No Reason To Complain 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Reel Comedy: Wedding Crashers 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Host

The Comedians of Comedy 2005 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

VH1 Big In '04 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Blade: Trinity 2004 (Movie)

Hedges (Actor)

Mouthing Off: 51 Greatest Smartasses 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Reel Comedy: Starsky & Hutch 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Host

Shorties Watchin' Shorties 2004 (Tv Show)

Voice

Starsky & Hutch 2004 (Movie)

Disco DJ (Actor)

Taxi 2004 (Movie)

Clerk at Impound Office (Actor)

VH1 Big in '03 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Calendar Girls 2003 (Movie)

Larry (Actor)

ZigZag 2002 (Movie)

Shelly (Actor)

Zoolander 2001 (Movie)

Monkey Photographer (Actor)

Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist 1994 - 2000 (TV Show)

Voice

Comedy Central Presents... 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Happy Hour 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Magnolia 1999 (Movie)

Delmer Darion (Actor)

Man on the Moon 1999 (Movie)

Blue Collar Guy (Actor)

NFL All-Star Comedy Blitz 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Comics Come Home 3 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

HBO Comedy Half-Hour: Patton Oswalt 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The Weird Al Show 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Full Frontal Comedy 1994 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Down Periscope 1996 (Movie)

Stingray Radioman (Actor)

Seinfeld 1994 (Tv Show)

Actor

Battle Creek (Tv Show)

Actor

Desperate But Not Serious (TV Show)

Actor

Drunk History (Tv Show)

Actor

The Amazing Screw-On Head (TV Show)

Voice

The List (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (3)

Mad TV 2008 (Tv Show)

Writer

Al Pacino: An American Cinematheque Tribute 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Writer

The Super Bowl Halftime Film 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Writer
Other (8)

South Park 2012 (Tv Show)

Creative Consultant

Human Giant 2008 (Tv Show)

Consultant

The 2000 MTV Movie Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Consultant

The VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Consultant

Random Play 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Creative Consultant

The 1998 MTV Video Music Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Consultant

The 1999 MTV Movie Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Consultant

The 1998 MTV Movie Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Consultant

Biography

A popular fixture on the stand-up comedy circuit of the late 1990s, actor and writer Patton Oswalt later balanced mainstream acceptance on the popular sitcom "King of Queens" (CBS, 1998-2007) and the Pixar animated film "Ratatouille" (2007) with indie popularity from voice work on countless Adult Swim animated series and the Comedians of Comedy tour - a project which presented alternative-minded comics in a rock club setting. While he continued to routinely perform stand-up and release top-selling albums like Werewolves and Lollipops (2007) and Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour (2011), Oswalt appeared in a number of feature and television projects, including "Balls of Fury" (2007), "Big Fan" (2009), "The Informant!" (2009) and "Young Adult" (2011). Throughout all of these experiences, however, Oswalt never lost his unique comic voice - a smart, opinionated stream of consciousness - that flitted seamlessly from pop culture references to cutting observations on the social and political scene.

Relationships

Michelle McNamara

Wife
Married Sept. 24, 2005

Milestones

2011

Played a mall Santa in the comedy sequel "A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas"

2011

Co-starred with Charlize Theron and Patrick Wilson in "Young Adult"; film directed by Jason Reitman and written by Diablo Cody

2009

Appeared in Steven Soderbergh directed "The Informant!"

2007

Released second album Werewolves and Lollipops

2004

Starred in the Comedy Central concert film "Patton Oswalt: No Reason to Complain"

2004

Released debut comedy album Feelin' Kinda Patton

2004

Made recurring appearance on Comedy Central's "Reno 911!" as 'Boozehammer of Galen,' a hapless role-playing enthusiast

1999

Cast in supporting roles in the ensemble drama "Magnolia" and the biopic "Man on the Moon"

1998

Series regular debut as Kevin James' sidekick on "The King of Queens" (CBS)

1997

Appeared on "HBO Comedy Half-Hour"

1996

Made feature debut with a bit role opposite Kelsey Grammer in "Down Periscope"

1995

Hired as a writer for Fox's "MadTV" along with comedy partner Capatch

1994

Moved to Los Angeles with fellow aspiring comic Blaine Capatch to write a series of short comedy films that ran on a program called "Small Doses" (Comedy Central)

1989

Made his stand-up debut while attending college at William & Mary

Bonus Trivia

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Entertainment Weekly named Patton the "It" comedian of 2002.

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