|Bob Odenkirk Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||October 22, 1962|
Bob Odenkirk is an American actor, comedian, voiceover artist, writer, director, and producer who is noted for his fine performances of different roles such as Saul Goodman in Breaking Bad, Ben Bagdikian in The Post, and President Chambers in Long Shot. Moreover, he has also gained a huge fan base on social media as he enjoys more than 600k followers on Twitter and more than 120k followers on Facebook.
Robert John Odenkirk
Berwyn, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Bob Odenkirk studied at Naperville North High School and then got enrolled at the College of DuPage located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Later on, he attended the Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin before transferring to Southern Illinois University located in Carbondale, Illinois.
Actor, Voiceover Artist, Comedian, Director, Producer, Writer
- Father – Walter Odenkirk (Employed in the Printing Business)
- Mother – Barbara Odenkirk
- Siblings – Bill Odenkirk (Younger Brother) (Comedy Writer). Bob Odenkirk has 5 more siblings.
- Others – Walter Leonard Odenkirk (Paternal Grandfather), Harry Thomas Odenkirk (Paternal Great Grandfather), Lillian/Emma Bertha Berndt (Paternal Great Grandmother), Virginia Louise Dooley (Paternal Grandmother), Clarence William Baier (Maternal Grandfather), Leopold Baier (Maternal Great Grandfather), Ida Baumgarten /Baumgartner (Maternal Great Grandmother), Teresa McCormick (Maternal Grandmother), Francis J. McCormick (Maternal great Grandfather), Jeanette “Jennie” Koebel (Maternal Great Grandmother)
Bob Odenkirk is represented by William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, United States.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Bob Odenkirk has dated –
- Naomi Yomtov (1997-Present) – Bob Odenkirk married producer Naomi Yomtov in the year 1997 and they have been blessed with 2 children – a son named Nathan Odenkirk and a daughter named Erin Odenkirk.
Race / Ethnicity
Bob Odenkirk is of German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and Scottish descent.
Salt and Pepper
- Deep-set eyes
- Often plays foolish but extremely confident characters
Bob Odenkirk has done endorsement work for –
- Miller Beer (TV Commercial) (2004)
- Samsung (TV Commerical) (2013) (Alongside Paul Rudd, Seth Rogen, and LeBron James)
Bob Odenkirk Favorite Things
- Series – Monty Python, The Goodies, The Royle Family, and the UK version of The Office
Source – Variety
Bob Odenkirk Facts
- He spent his childhood years in Naperville, Illinois.
- Bob Odenkirk won the Critics’ Choice Television Award in the “Best Actor in a Drama Series” category consecutively in 2015 and 2016.
- His influences include the likes of Monty Python’s Flying Circus, Steve Dahl, SCTV, Steve Martin‘s Let’s Get Small, Woody Allen, The Credibility Gap, and Bob and Ray.
- He has served as a producer for a number of projects like Mr. Show with Bob and David, Tenacious D, Tom Goes to the Mayor, and Better Call Saul.
- In July 2021, Bob was hospitalized after collapsing on the set while filming the 6th season of Better Call Saul. It was later revealed that he had suffered a heart attack.
- In April 2022, Bob was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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