Robert John Odenkirk, a.k.Bob Odenkirk is an award-winning American comedian, writer, actor, director, and producer. He is best known for his role as a corrupt lawyer, Saul Goodman, in AMC’s crime drama series’ Breaking Bad‘ and its spin-off ‘Better Call Saul.’ He was also a co-creator of the sketch comedy series Mr. Show.
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Full Name: Bob Odenkirk
Born: 22 October 1962
Age: 57 years(as of 2020)
Birth Place: Berwyn, Illinois, United States
Profession: American actor
Height: 1.75 m
Spouse: Naomi Odenkirk (m. 1997)
Awards: Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, MORE
Upcoming movie: Nobody
Bob Odenkirk Early life
Robert John Odenkirk was born on 22 October 1962, in Illinois, USA. He was the second of seven siblings born to parents Barbara Odenkirk and Walter Odenkirk. His parents were Roman Catholics of German, Irish and Scottish descent.
He went to Naperville North High School and Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Later, he transferred to Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. There he worked as a radio DJ, writing and hosting a late-night comedy show, ‘The Prime Time Special’ for his college radio station. The entertaining show proved to be a launchpad for his career. Before graduation, he started working at improv workshops and performed stand-up comedy for several years. Eventually, he befriended Robert Smigel, who helped him become a writer for ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 1987.
He married Naomi Odenkirk in 1997, and they have two children.
Bob Odenkirk Career
In 1987, Bob Odenkirk began his television career as a writer for ‘Saturday Night Live.’ He worked on the show from season 13 to 20 (1987-1995). He even acted in small roles on the show. During summer breaks, he would perform stage shows. He did ‘Happy Happy Good Show’ in 1988, a one-person show called ‘Show-Acting Guy’ in 1989, and in the summer of 1990, he wrote and acted in the stage show, ‘Flag Burning Permitted in Lobby Only.’
His friendship with Ben Stiller landed him a job in ‘The Ben Stiller Show’ in 1992. He worked both as a writer and actor on the show, which lasted for 13 episodes.
He directed three feature films, ‘Melvin Goes to Dinner’ (2003), ‘Let’s Go to Prison’ (2006), and ‘The Brothers Solomon’ (2007).
Bob Odenkirk helped the comedy duo Tim Heidecker, and Eric Wareheim create a semi-animated show for ‘Adult Swim’ titled ‘Tom Goes to the Mayor’ (2004) and ‘Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job’ (2007).
In 2009, he appeared in AMC’s crime series ‘Breaking Bad’ playing a dishonest lawyer, Saul Goodman. Although he initially seemed only a guest star, he later became a regular cast of the series. He appeared as a corrupt lawyer, Saul Goodman, in the ‘Breaking Bad’ (2008–13) and its spin-off prequel, ‘Better Call Saul’ (2015 – present). Both the series have been well received and have also nominated for various awards.
Awards and Achievements
Bob Odenkirk won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ‘The Ben Stiller Show’ in 1989 and 1993.
For ‘Breaking Bad,’ he won the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series at the Screen Actors Guild Award in 2014.
His performance in ‘Better Call Saul’ earned him numerous award nominations and the Best Actor in a Drama Series at Critics’ Choice Television Award in 2016.
Bob Odenkirk Net Worth
Bob Odenkirk has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
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Bob Odenkirk Age | Height | weight
Bob celebrates his birthday on 22 October every year and is 57 years old as of 2019. His height is 6″0′ tall, and his weight is 78 kg. Libra is his zodiac sign. <a href=”https://www.ratrating.com”>RatRating</a>