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), 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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  Mythic Quest (TV Series) (post-production)
  It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (creator - 105 episodes, 2005 - 2018) (developer - 103 episodes, 2005 - 2013) (created by - 48 episodes, 2015 - 2019) (developed by - 48 episodes, 2015 - 2019) (written by - 48 episodes, 2005 - 2018) (story - 9 episodes, 2005 - 2007) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2007)
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- Episode #14.9 (2019) ... (creator) / (creator)
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- Episode #14.6 (2019) ... (creator) / (creator)
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 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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TV commercial: Nike (1999)

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Rob McElhenny


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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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 »


Former roommate of Christopher Backus. See more »


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



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