|Birthdate:||October 22, 1962|
|Birthplace:||Berwyn, Illinois, U.S.|
Robert John "Bob" Odenkirk (born October 22, 1962) is an American actor, comedian, writer, director and producer, best known for his role as dubious lawyer Saul Goodman (born Jimmy McGill) on the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad and its spin-off Better Call Saul, and for the HBO sketch comedy series Mr. Show with Bob and David, which he co-created and starred in with fellow comic and friend David Cross. From the late 1980s to 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 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 directed three films, Melvin Goes to Dinner (2003), Let's Go to Prison (2006) and The Brothers Solomon (2007). In 2015, he and David Cross reunited, along with the rest of the Mr. Show cast, for W/ Bob & David.