22 october, 1962
Robert John "Bob" Odenkirk is an American actor, comedian, writer, director and producer. He is best known for being the co-creator and co-star of the HBO sketch comedy series Mr. Show with Bob and David and for his role as Walter White's sleazy lawyer, Saul Goodman on AMC's Breaking Bad and its spin-off series Better Call Saul.
In the 1980s and 1990s, he worked as a writer for such television shows as Saturday Night Live, Get A Life, The Ben Stiller Show, and The Dennis Miller Show. In the mid-1990s, Odenkirk and David Cross created the Emmy-winning 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 Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim 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).