Patton Oswalt stars in Robert Siegel's feature film "Big Fan," which made its debut at Sundance in January 2009. As a comedian, Patton has released three TV specials and two critically acclaimed albums.
Currently a series regular on Showtime's "United States of Tara," Patton has also appeared as a guest star on "The Sarah Silverman Program" on Comedy Central and "Flight of the Conchords" on HBO. He is a regular contributor to "Countdown with Keith Olbermann," "Real Time with Bill Maher" and Lewis Black's "Root Of All Evil." Patton will next appear in Steven Soderbergh's feature film "The Informant." Patton provided the voice for Remy, the rat, in Pixar's Oscar-winning "Ratatouille." He has appeared in more than 20 films, including "Magnolia," "Starsky and Hutch," "Observe and Report" and "Reno 911!: Miami." He also starred in "The Comedians of Comedy" tour, which was a critically acclaimed film, TV series and long-running tour. Patton tours regularly as a headliner in both the United States and UK. A regular at music festivals like Bumbershoot, Bonnaroo, ComiCon and Coachella, he's also made the jump to theaters, and has performed or read at events by McSweeney's and The Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. Additionally, Patton has a bi-monthly show at the new Largo at the Coronet Theater in Los Angeles.
On TV, Patton played Spence on "The King of Queens" for nine seasons. He also appeared on "Seinfeld," "Reaper," "Aqua Teen Hunger Force" and "Tim and Eric's Awesome Show, Great Job!