Rob McElhenney


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Rob McElhenney was born on April 14, 1977 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Robert Dale McElhenney. He is a writer and producer, known for It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005), Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet (2020) and Latter Days (2003). He has been married to Kaitlin Olson since September 27, 2008. They have two children. See full bio »

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Mac & Dennis Move to the Suburbs (S11, Ep5)
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Being Frank (S11, Ep6)
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  Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet (TV Series) (created by - 10 episodes, 2020) (written by - 3 episodes, 2020)
- Quarantine (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Pilot (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Blood Ocean (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Brendan (2020) ... (creator)
- Permadeath (2020) ... (creator)
  It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (creator - 105 episodes, 2005 - 2018) (developer - 103 episodes, 2005 - 2013) (written by - 51 episodes, 2005 - 2019) (developed by - 49 episodes, 2015 - 2019) (created by - 48 episodes, 2015 - 2019) (story - 9 episodes, 2005 - 2007) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2007)
- Waiting for Big Mo (2019) ... (creator) / (creator)
- A Woman's Right to Chop (2019) ... (creator) / (creator)
- Paddy's Has a Jumper (2019) ... (creator) / (creator)
- The Gang Solves Global Warming (2019) ... (creator) / (creator) / (written by)
- The Janitor Always Mops Twice (2019) ... (creator) / (creator)
 2018 Mean Jean (TV Movie) (creator)
 2012 Living Loaded (TV Movie) (creator)
 2009 Boldly Going Nowhere (TV Movie) (written by)
 2008 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 3: Meet the McPoyles (Video documentary short) (writer)
 2007 Danny DeVito & the Contract (Video short) (written by - uncredited)
 2004 It's Always Sunny on TV (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Commercial: Anti smoking PSA - Teen being interviewed. See more »

Alternate Names:

Rob McElhenny

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Dramas need to have a certain aesthetic that comedy just doesn't really seem to need to have. See more »

Trivia:

In June 2011, the New York Daily News reported that Rob McElhenney had gained 50 pounds in the previous 6 months specifically so that he and the other writers for It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005) would be able to start making "fat jokes" about his character, Mac--particularly ones capitalizing on the pun, "Big Mac". A gain (or loss) of 50 pounds in 6 months represents a very rapid and ... See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Mac

Star Sign:

Aries

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