Robert John \"Bob\" Odenkirk is an American actor, comedian, writer, director and producer. He co-created and co-starred in the HBO sketch comedy series Mr. Show with Bob and David and is best known for his role as shady lawyer Saul Goodman on the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad and its spin-off series Better Call Saul.
In the 1980s and 1990s, Odenkirk worked as a writer for television shows Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Get a Life, The Ben Stiller Show and The Dennis Miller Show. In the mid-1990s, Odenkirk and David Cross created the Emmy-nominated sketch comedy program Mr. Show with Bob and David, which ran for four seasons and ultimately became a cult success. In the early 2000s, Odenkirk discovered the comedy duo Tim & Eric and produced their television series Tom Goes to the Mayor and Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! He has directed three films: Melvin Goes to Dinner, Let's Go to Prison and The Brothers Solomon.