Patton Oswalt is an American stand-up comedian, writer and actor. Oswalt first began performing standup comedy in the late 1980s or early 1990s. He was also a writer for MADtv in the 90s. His most prominent and long-running role as an actor was as "Spence Olchin" on the hit show, The King of Queens.
In 2009, Oswalt recorded his third comedy album, My Weakness is Strong. It premiered on Comedy Central, and was nominated for a Grammy Award.