Bob Odenkirk is an American actor, comedian, writer, director and producer best known as the co-creator and co-star of the HBO sketch comedy series Mr. Show (1995-1998) and for his recurring role as corrupt lawyer Saul Goodman in the action drama Breaking Bad, from 2009-2013.
Odenkirk has written for TV shows including Saturday Night Live and The Ben Stiller Show. He also created and starred in Mr. Show with Bob and David, which ran on HBO for four years and has been called "the American Monty Python."
Since Mr. Show finished production, Odenkirk has directed short films and TV pilots, including The Near Future at HBO and Highway To Oblivion at Comedy Central.
In 2003, Odenkirk directed the independent feature Melvin Goes To Dinner. The low-budget film went on to win numerous awards at festivals. He also directed the feature films Let's Go to Prison and The Brothers Solomon.
Odenkirk has performed many memorable roles in film and TV, including agent Stevie Gran on The Larry Sanders Show.