Bob Odenkirk

Bob Odenkirk

Date of Birth

Birthday: October 22
Birthplace: Naperville, IL

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 also known for his role as lawyer Saul Goodman (James Morgan McGill) on the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad and its spin-off series Better Call Saul.

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 also known for his role as lawyer Saul Goodman (James Morgan McGill) 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 (2003), Let's Go to Prison (2006) and The Brothers Solomon (2007).

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Awards & Nominations

16 Nominations | 2 Emmys
Outstanding Drama Series - 2020
  • Nominee
  • Bob Odenkirk, Producer
  • Better Call Saul
  • AMC
  • High Bridge, Crystal Diner, Gran Via Productions and Sony Pictures Television
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 2019
  • Nominee
  • Bob Odenkirk, as Jimmy McGill
  • Better Call Saul
  • AMC
  • High Bridge, Crystal Diner, Gran Via Productions and Sony Pictures Television
Outstanding Drama Series - 2019
  • Nominee
  • Bob Odenkirk, Producer
  • Better Call Saul
  • AMC
  • High Bridge, Crystal Diner, Gran Via Productions and Sony Pictures Television
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - 2017
  • Nominee
  • Bob Odenkirk, as Jimmy McGill
  • Better Call Saul
  • AMC
  • Sony Pictures Television and Gran Via Productions
Outstanding Drama Series - 2017
  • Nominee
  • Bob Odenkirk, Producer
  • Better Call Saul
  • AMC
  • Sony Pictures Television and Gran Via Productions
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 2016
  • Nominee
  • Bob Odenkirk, as Jimmy McGill
  • Better Call Saul
  • AMC
  • Sony Pictures Television / Gran Via Productions
Outstanding Drama Series - 2016
  • Nominee
  • Bob Odenkirk, Producer
  • Better Call Saul
  • AMC
  • Sony Pictures Television / Gran Via Productions
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 2015
  • Nominee
  • Bob Odenkirk, as Jimmy McGill
  • Better Call Saul
  • AMC
  • Sony Pictures Television / Gran Via Productions
Outstanding Drama Series - 2015
  • Nominee
  • Bob Odenkirk, Producer
  • Better Call Saul
  • AMC
  • Sony Pictures Television / Gran Via Productions
Outstanding Animated Program - 2013
  • Nominee
  • Bob Odenkirk, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • "Treehouse Of Horror XXIII"
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
OUTSTANDING WRITING IN A VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1991
  • Nominee
  • Bob Odenkirk
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video
OUTSTANDING WRITING IN A VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1989
  • Winner
  • Bob Odenkirk
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video
Bob Odenkirk speaks during the 72nd Emmy Awards.
Bob Odenkirk on the red carpet at the 71st Emmy Awards.
Aidy Bryant and Bob Odenkirk
Bob Odenkirk and Fred Armisen at the 69th Emmys Governors Ball.
Bob Odenkirk and Naomi Odenkirk on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Vince Gilligan and Bob Odenkirk at the 67th Emmys Governors Ball.
Bob Odenkirk and Naomi Yomtov on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.
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Bob Odenkirk speaks during the 72nd Emmy Awards.
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Bob Odenkirk speaks during the 72nd Emmy Awards.

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Bob Odenkirk on the red carpet at the 71st Emmy Awards.
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Bob Odenkirk on the red carpet at the 71st Emmy Awards.

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Aidy Bryant and Bob Odenkirk
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Aidy Bryant and Bob Odenkirk present an award at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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Bob Odenkirk and Fred Armisen at the 69th Emmys Governors Ball.
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Bob Odenkirk and Fred Armisen at the 69th Emmys Governors Ball. 

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Bob Odenkirk and Naomi Odenkirk on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Bob Odenkirk and Naomi Odenkirk on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys. 

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Vince Gilligan and Bob Odenkirk at the 67th Emmys Governors Ball.
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Vince Gilligan and Bob Odenkirk at the 67th Emmys Governors Ball. 

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Bob Odenkirk and Naomi Yomtov on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.
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Bob Odenkirk and Naomi Yomtov on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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