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Patton Oswalt's Heartbreaking Message About Losing His Wife: 'Funerals Are Final But There's No Closure'

Originally posted 05/23/2016 08:35AM

Patton Oswalt shared a poignant message on Twitter early Monday in honor of his late wife Michelle McNamara, who died suddenly in her sleep just over a month ago at age 46.

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Patton Oswalt Remembers Wife's Passion for Pursuing Cold Cases and Justice for Victims: 'She Listened with Patience and Heart to Every Story'

Originally posted 05/05/2016 09:30AM

Patton Oswalt is determined to honor his late wife by seeing through one of her most important cases.

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Patton Oswalt Remembers 13 Years with Wife Michelle McNamara: 'It Was Love Pretty Much Immediately'

Originally posted 05/04/2016 09:00AM

Patton Oswalt still vividly remembers the first time he laid eyes on his wife Michelle McNamara, whom he met May 20, 2003 after performing at Largo, a club in Los Angeles.

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Patton Oswalt Vows to Keep His Late Wife's Memory Alive for Their 7-Year-Old Daughter

Originally posted 05/03/2016 04:40PM

Patton Oswalt is working to preserve his wife Michelle McNamara's memory for their daughter Alice, after the crime writer's unexpected death last month.

"She approached motherhood with the same bemused optimism she met everything else with," Oswalt tells PEOPLE in this week's issue. "She loved being a mother."

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Patton Oswalt Shares Young Daughter's Words After Wife's Sudden Death: 'When Your Mom Dies, You're the Best Memory of Her'

Patton Oswalt Shares Young Daughter's Words After Wife's Sudden Death: 'When Your Mom Dies, You're the Best Memory of Her'

Originally posted 05/01/2016 11:05AM

On Sunday, comedian Patton Oswalt shared some very wise – and heartbreaking – words of wisdom from his 7-year-old daughter, Alice, about the sudden death of her mom, and Oswalt's wife, Michelle McNamara.

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Patton Oswalt Remembers Late Wife Michelle McNamara: '13 Years in Her Presence Was Happily Humbling'

Originally posted 04/29/2016 12:15PM

Patton Oswalt is remembering his late wife Michelle McNamara, who died in her sleep April 21 at age 46.

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Michelle McNamara, Crime Writer and Wife of Patton Oswalt, Dies at 46

Originally posted 04/22/2016 08:15PM

Michelle McNamara, the crime writer and wife of comedian Patton Oswalt, has died, Oswalt's publicist confirms to PEOPLE. She was 46.

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Olivia Munn Steals Jennifer Lawrence's Lines, Michael Fassbender Gets 'Too Method' During The Big Lebowski Live Table Read

Olivia Munn Steals Jennifer Lawrence's Lines, Michael Fassbender Gets 'Too Method' During The Big Lebowski Live Table Read

Originally posted 07/25/2015 02:25PM

Jennifer Lawrence brought her signature brand of humor to a live reading of the 1998 cult classic The Big Lebowski on Friday, but she nearly didn't get to read her lines thanks to a flub by Olivia Munn.

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Conan O'Brien Thanks Letterman, Tells Viewers to Switch Over to Dave (VIDEO)

Originally posted 05/21/2015 07:55AM

Like every younger-generation late-night TV host, Conan O'Brien is indebted to David Letterman. And O'Brien dedicated a portion of his show Wednesday night to making sure his audience knew it, personally thanking Letterman for his work in the field the pair have made their home for years.

"If you have ever liked any silly or stupid thing that I've done on TV over the 22 years, you must know that it probably never, never would have happened if it weren't for Dave," O'Brien said. "We will not see a man of his talents and comedic integrity again in our lifetimes," he added.

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Patton Oswalt Issues 53-Tweet Defense of New Daily Show Host Trevor Noah | Patton Oswalt

Patton Oswalt Issues 53-Tweet Defense of The Daily Show's Trevor Noah

Originally posted 04/01/2015 09:20PM

"Welcome to comedy in 2015, @trevornoah!"

That's what comedian Patton Oswalt Tweeted in the 52nd of the 53 Tweets he posted on Wednesday in defense of the newly announced Daily Show host Trevor Noah.

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