Patton Oswalt

Patton Oswalt

Patton Oswalt is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author and screenwriter. For his work as a stand-up comedian, Oswalt has appeared in six stand-up specials and also won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special and a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for his Netflix special Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping (2016). He gained prominence as a supporting character, Spence Olchin in the CBS sitcom The King of Queens (1998–2007) and narrated the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs (2013–present) as adult Adam F. Goldberg. After making his acting debut in the Seinfeld episode "The Couch", he has since appeared in a numerous television series, such as Parks and Recreation, Community, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Drunk History, Reno 911!, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Kim Possible, Archer, Veep, and Justified. His recent recurring roles in television include portraying Principal Ralph Durbin in the NBC sitcom A.P. Bio (2018–2021) and Matthew the Raven in Netflix series The Sandman (2022–present). Oswalt is also known for voicing Remy in the Pixar film Ratatouille (2007), Max in the Illumination film The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019) and M.O.D.O.K in the 2021 Hulu series of the same name. He has received critical attention for his performances in Big Fan (2009), Young Adult (2011), and I Love My Dad (2022). Other notable film credits include Man on the Moon (1999), Zoolander (2001), Blade: Trinity (2004), All Roads Lead Home (2008), A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011), 22 Jump Street (2014), and The Circle (2017). In the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) multimedia franchise, Oswalt guest starred as the Koenigs on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2014–2020) and voiced Pip the Troll in Eternals (2021).


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