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Charlie Day Biography

Birth Place:
Bronx, New York, United States
Actor, Writer, Executive Producer

Fast Facts

  • The son of two music teachers, he grew up in Rhode Island
  • Played baseball and was active in dramatics in college
  • After college, appeared on-stage at the Williamstown (MA) Theater Festival and in Boston
  • Made his TV debut (as "mailroom kid") in the 2000 Mary Tyler Moore-Valerie Harper TV movie Mary and Rhoda
  • Was a regular on the short-lived Fox sitcom Luis (2003); had guest roles on Madigan Men, Law & Order and Third Watch
  • Is married to Mary Elizabeth Ellis, who plays the Waitress, the object of his character Charlie's unreturned affections on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
  • The couple also played incestuous siblings in a 2004 episode of Reno 911