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Rob Riggle

Rob was born in Louisville, Kentucky and raised in Overland Park, Kansas. He graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor's in Theater and Film. He later went on to get his Master's degree in Public Administration. Rob has been performing sketch and improv comedy in New York and Los Angeles for the last 9 years as part of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. He is also a United States Marine Corps officer. He served in Liberia, Kosovo and Afghanistan. He has over 19 medals and ribbons as a result of his service, to include the Combat Action Ribbon. He is currently a Major in the Marine Corps Reserves.

Rob has appeared in several television and film projects. Currently he is a Correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Before that he was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2004-2005. He has appeared on The Office and Arrested Development. He has also appeared numerous times on Late Night with Conan O'Brien from 1998 to 2004. Rob can also be seen in films like Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story, with Rob Corddry, Talladega Nights, Unaccompanied Minors, and soon Step Brothers to be released in the summer of 2008.

Rob currently lives on both coasts, because according to him, …that's how I roll…. He also happens to be a licensed pilot (for real).

Rob currently lives on both coasts, because according to him, …that's how I roll…. Rob is also currently seeing a team of doctors, all of whom hate him. However, this doesn't bother Rob because, according to him, …I hate them too….

Rob's hero's include, but are not limited to; My Parents, Teddy Roosevelt, J.F.K., George Washington, Chesty Puller, Elvis Presley, Pricilla Presley, Red Elvis' former bodyguard, Will Ferrell, Harvey Keitel, Floyd Gondolli, Vince Lombardi, Lenny Bruce, Tom Brady, Sen. John McCain, Eddie Murphy, Adam McKay, George Brett, Tony Robbins, Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, General Anthony Zini, Ashlee Simpson, Col. Joshua Chamberlin, Dick Vermeil, Tammy Bruce and Goofer from Lee Mace's Ozark Opry.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.

Rob Riggle Facts

Birth Name Robert A. Riggle Jr.
OccupationActor, Comedian
BirthdayApril 21, 1970 (53)
BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, USA
Height6' 3" (1m91)  How tall is Rob Riggle compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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