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Rob McElhenney

Rob McElhenney was born on April 14, 1977 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Robert Dale McElhenney. He is a writer and actor, known for It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005), Danny DeVito & the Contract (2007) and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: It's Always Sunny on TV (2004). He has been married to Kaitlin Olson since September 27, ... See full bio »

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  It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (creator - 113 episodes, 2005 - 2017) (developer - 103 episodes, 2005 - 2013) (written by - 43 episodes, 2005 - 2016) (created by - 20 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (developed by - 18 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (story - 9 episodes, 2005 - 2007) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2007)
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- The Gang Goes to Hell: Part Two (2016) ... (creator) / (creator)
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 2012 Living Loaded (TV Movie) (creator)
 2009 Boldly Going Nowhere (TV Movie) (written by)
 2007 Danny DeVito & the Contract (Video short) (written by - uncredited)
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TV commercial: Nike (1999)

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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It just so happens that people aren't doing comedy about abortion or cannibalism or waterboarding. And that to me doesn't necessarily mean that there aren't aspects of those subjects that are funny, it just means that people are too uptight. See more »


He has Irish, German, and English ancestry. See more »


Often includes references to retro action films or music, either through story or dialogue. See more »



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