Rob Riggle Celebrity Watchlist

Fast Facts

  • Best known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live (2004-05), a correspondent for The Daily Show (2006-08) and a cast member of Gary Unmarried (2009).
  • Has appeared in movies such as Talladega Nights: The Legend of Ricky Bobby; Unaccompanied Minors; Step Brothers; The Hangover; The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard; and Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story.
  • Holds the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Marine Corps Reserve.
  • Served with the Marines in Liberia, Kosovo and Afghanistan.
  • Lists among his heroes Teddy Roosevelt; John F. Kennedy; George Washington, Elvis and Priscilla Presley; Will Ferrell; Harvey Keitel; Vince Lombardi; Lenny Bruce; Tom Brady; John McCain; George Brett; Dick Vermeil; and Ashlee Simpson.


  • 2012, Emmy — Outstanding Voice-Over Performance: Nominee


  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (BA in Theater and Film, 1992); Webster University, Webster Groves, MO (MA in Public Administration, 1997)

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  • Birth Name: Robert A. Riggle Jr.
  • Birth Place: Louisville, KY
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian, U.S. Marine officer

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