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 Wonder Boys (2000). 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 (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)
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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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Other Works:

TV commercial: Nike (1999)

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Rob McElhenny


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Look, it's not that hard. All you need to do is lift weights six days a week, stop drinking alcohol, don't eat anything after 7pm, don't eat any carbs or sugar at all, in fact just don't eat anything you like, get the personal trainer from Magic Mike, sleep nine hours a night, run three miles a day, and have a studio pay for the whole thing over a six to seven month span. I don't know why ... See more »


Rob and Kaitlin Olson are expecting their second child [October 27, 2011]. See more »


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



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