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Bill Odenkirk

Bill Odenkirk
Born (1965-10-13) October 13, 1965 (age 54)
Naperville, Illinois, U.S.
OccupationTelevision writer
Years active1995–present
RelativesBob Odenkirk (brother)

Bill Odenkirk (born October 13, 1965) is an American comedy writer.


Odenkirk was born in Naperville, Illinois. He is the younger brother of American actor and comedian Bob Odenkirk, and worked as a writer, producer and actor on sketch comedy TV show Mr. Show with Bob and David, which featured his brother as co-star. Odenkirk went on to write for Tenacious D and Futurama. He has written and executive produced episodes of The Simpsons. He holds a PhD in inorganic chemistry from the University of Chicago.[1] He was a co-inventor of 2,2'-Bis(2-indenyl) biphenyl.[2]

Writing credits

Tenacious D episodes

He is credited with writing the following episodes, along with Jack Black, David Cross, Kyle Gass, Tom Gianas, and Bob Odenkirk:

The Simpsons episodes

He is credited with writing the following episodes:

Futurama episodes

He is credited with writing the following episodes:


  1. ^ "A Look at Science on The Simpsons". University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. July 18, 2017. Archived from the original on July 20, 2011.
  2. ^ W. W. Ellis; T. K. Hollis; W. Odenkirk; J. Whelan; R. Ostrander; A. L. Rheingold & B. Bosnich (1993). "Synthesis, structure, and properties of chiral titanium and zirconium complexes bearing biaryl strapped substituted cyclopentadienyl ligands". Organometallics. 12 (11): 4391–4401. doi:10.1021/om00035a026.

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