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Bill Odenkirk is an American comedy writer. After completing his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Chicago, he left to write comedy in Los Angeles. He currently serves as a writer and producer for The Simpsons. He also worked on the animated series Futurama and has won three Emmy awards.
He is the brother of Bob Odenkirk, who is known for creating the sketch comedy TV show Mr. Show with Bob and David. Bill also worked on that show as a writer and producer.