British comedian and actor best known for his appearances as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He had a recurring role on the NBC sitcom Community, and in 2014 he began hosting the show Last Week Tonight on HBO.
After graduating from university, he debuted his comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and later moved to New York to continue pursuing stand-up.
He spent eight weeks in 2013 hosting The Daily Show when Jon Stewart was away.
He met his wife Kate Norley at the 2008 Republican National Convention. The two were married in 2011 and had a son named Hudson in 2015.
He and Stephen Colbert became two of The Daily Show's most successful former correspondents.