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Young Adult's Patton Oswalt was born in Portsmouth
December 17, 2011

The comedian Patton Oswalt may be an unlikely movie star but a role alongside Oscar winner Charlize Theron in a new movie may propel him to becoming a household name.

What's even less well known about Oswalt is that he hails from Portsmouth, although he didn't spend long here

According to The Insider the star of the newly released movie Young Adult was born on Jan. 27, 1969 in Portsmouth, VA.

His father was an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and he moved around a lot during his childhood. FULL STORY