Bob Odenkirk Overview

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Born: October 22, 1962

With only three credits left to graduate from Southern Illinois University, Bob Odenkirk left for Chicago, where he began to do stand up comedy and improv workshops. Back at school, he'd written comedy and been the host of a local college station's radio program, and in the process had met Second City director Del Close, who inspired him so much that he decided to leave school. A friendship with Saturday Night Live writer Robert Smigel led to Odenkirk submitting sketches to the show, and... See All

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