John Oliver served as a writer and correspondent for "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" from 2006 to 2013. As Senior British Correspondent, Oliver reported on the Queen staring at boats during a beans-and-toast downpour, investigated the banning of the N-word, interviewed UN Ambassadors and many distinguished thinkers. He once broke his nose fighting for the Confederate army.
As a writer he has been nominated for both Emmys and Writers Guild Awards and he won the Breakout Award at the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. In addition to performing stand-up around the United States, John Oliver hosts "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show" on Comedy Central, which features some of the best upcoming stand-up comedians in the country. Oliver's Comedy Central hour-long special "Terrifying Times" debuted in April 2008. Along with Andy Zaltzman, Oliver also writes and hosts the weekly podcast "The Bugle: Audio Newspaper for a Visual World."
He hopes to stay at "The Daily Show" for as long as they and US immigration will allow.
John Oliver's wardrobe provided by Banana Republic.