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 (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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Mythic Quest Writer
(2020-2021)
Latter Days Elder Harmon
(2003)
Wonder Boys Student
(2000)

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  It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (1 episode, 2021) (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)
  Mythic Quest (TV Series) (created by - 20 episodes, 2020 - 2021) (written by - 6 episodes, 2020 - 2021)
- TBD (2021) ... (creator)
- Juice Box (2021) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Peter (2021) ... (creator)
- Backstory! (2021) ... (creator)
- Please Sign Here (2021) ... (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)
Show Show Producer (16 credits)
Show Show Actor (23 credits)
Show Show Director (5 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (29 credits)
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Other Works:

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

Alternate Names:

Rob McElhenny

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)

Spouse:

Kaitlin Olson  (2 children)

Children:

McElhenney, Axel Lee | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I feel like it's a dangerous and dark world if 'Sunny' becomes mainstream comedy. If you were to turn on CBS at 8 o'clock on Thursday and see an episode of 'It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia,' I don't know if I want to live in that world. See more »

Trivia:

Former roommate of Christopher Backus. See more »

Trademark:

Humour from very dark characters and situations. See more »

Nickname:

Mac

Star Sign:

Aries

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