PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Patton Oswalt, an Emmy-award winning stand-up comedian and actor who was born in Portsmouth, celebrated his 50th birthday on Sunday.
Oswalt said on Twitter, “50 years ago today at this time (8:18am in Portsmouth, VA) I was born. Just wanted to be awake to watch the odometer click over.”
He is known for his roles in sitcoms like “King of Queens” and “Seinfield,” as well as animation movies like “Ratatouille” and the soon-to-be-released “The Secret Life of Pets 2”, according to IMDb.
Oswalt went to high school in Ashburn, Va. and graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1991.
His comedy special on Netflix, “Annihilation,” is nominated for an Emmy and a Grammy, according to Oswalt’s website.