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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), Latter Days (2003) and The Devil's Own (1997). 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
The Gang Does a Clip Show (S13, Ep7)
Thu, Oct 18 2:30 AM EDT on FXX (318)
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Dee Reynolds: Shaping America's Youth (S6, Ep9)
Fri, Oct 19 2:00 AM EDT on FXX (318)

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  It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (creator - 105 episodes, 2005 - 2018) (developer - 103 episodes, 2005 - 2013) (written by - 47 episodes, 2005 - 2017) (developed by - 32 episodes, 2015 - 2018) (created by - 32 episodes, 2015 - 2018) (story - 9 episodes, 2005 - 2007) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2007)
- Time's Up for the Gang (2018) ... (creator) / (creator)
- The Gang Beats Boggs: Ladies Reboot (2018) ... (creator) / (creator)
- The Gang Escapes (2018) ... (creator) / (creator)
- The Gang Makes Paddy's Great Again (2018) ... (creator) / (creator)
- Dennis' Double Life (2017) ... (creator) / (creator) / (written by)
 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:

TV commercial: Nike (1999)

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Rob McElhenny


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 »


He is of Irish, German, English, and Scottish descent. See more »


Vain, immoral characters lacking in self-awareness. See more »



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