Patton Oswalt
Patton Oswalt at WGA Awards 2015
Oswalt at the 2015 Writers Guild of America Awards
Full name Patton Peter Oswalt
Sex Male
Birthdate January 27, 1969 (age 50)
Occupation Stand-up comedian
Voice actor
Voice roles Quibble Pants

Patton Oswalt is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and voice actor. In My Little Pony Friendship is Magic, he provides the voice of Quibble Pants in the season six episode Stranger Than Fan Fiction and the season nine episode Common Ground, which also features his second wife Meredith Salenger as Clear Sky and daughter Alice Rigney Oswalt as Wind Sprint.

Oswalt's involvement in the show was first teased when he discussed My Little Pony with talk show host Conan O'Brien on the late-night talk show Conan in January 2016.[1][2] He also spoke about watching the series with his daughter in his April 2016 Emmy award winning Netflix stand-up special Talking for Clapping.[3] Oswalt's casting in the series was officially announced by Entertainment Weekly in July 2016.[4]

According to series director Jim Miller, Oswalt becoming involved with the series was through Twitter[5] in late September 2014,[6] and his lines were recorded before his appearance on Conan.[7]

On March 16, 2018, Oswalt's wife Meredith Salenger posted on Instagram that she, Oswalt, and their daughter Alice Rigney Oswalt recorded an episode of My Little Pony that is "all about family".[8] On March 8, 2019, Oswalt was confirmed by The Hollywood Reporter to be reprising his role as Quibble Pants in season nine.[9]

Outside My Little Pony, Oswalt is best known as a stand-up comedian and actor. His stand-up special Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time was the No. 1 Top Comedy Album on Billboard in the week of April 26, 2014.

In acting, Oswalt's most long-running role was as Spencer Olchin in the CBS sitcom The King of Queens. He has also starred in the television series United States of Tara, The Heart, She Holler, Two and a Half Men, Justified, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and A.P. Bio, and the films Big Fan, Young Adult, and 22 Jump Street.

In voiceover, Oswalt's first starring film role was as Remy in the 2007 Pixar animated film Ratatouille. He has also lent his voice to various television series and video games, including Kim Possible, WordGirl, Gravity Falls, BoJack Horseman, We Bare Bears, Archer, and Minecraft: Story Mode. He is also the narrator of the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs.

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  1. Team Coco (2016-01-14). Patton Oswalt Explains "My Little Pony" - CONAN on TBS. YouTube. Retrieved on 2016 July 13.
  2. Calpain (2016-01-14). Comedian Patton Oswalt Explains My Little Pony. Equestria Daily. Retrieved on 2016 July 13.
  3. Dennis Perkins (2016-04-22). Patton Oswalt’s weary optimism shines in Talking For Clapping. The A.V. Club. Retrieved on 2016 July 13.
  4. Dylan Kickham (2016-07-13). My Little Pony: Patton Oswalt will voice a new pony in Comic-Con themed episode. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved on 2016 July 13.
  5. Jim Miller (2016-07-13). @KTonarella @pattonoswalt The magic of Twitter!. Twitter. Retrieved on 2016 July 13.
  6. Jim Miller (2016-07-17). Folks have been asking how we got Mr. Oswalt on #MLP. Here's a long winded version of how I remember it. (1/2). Twitter. Retrieved on 2016 July 17.
  7. Jim Miller (2016-07-13). @AndrewIHo Nope. We recorded him before that appearance.. Twitter. Retrieved on 2016 July 13.
  8. Meredith Salenger (2018-03-16). Family day recording an episode of #mylittlepony - #lastudios 🌈🦄💖the story line this episode is all about family. And we are the family..... Instagram. Retrieved on 2018 March 29.
  9. Kimberly Nordyke (2019-03-08). 'My Little Pony' Sets Ninth and Final Season on Discovery Family (Exclusive). The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on 2019 March 8.
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