Comedian Rob Riggle

July 23, 2009 5:29:30 AM PDT
Rob was born in Louisville, Kentucky and raised in Overland Park, Kansas. He graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor's in Theater and Film. He later went on to get his Master's degree in Public Administration.

Rob has been performing sketch and Improv comedy in New York and Los Angeles for the last 12 years as part of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. He has also recently started touring the nation performing stand up comedy as well.

Rob is a United States Marine Corps officer. He served in Liberia, Kosovo and Afghanistan. He has 20 medals and ribbons as a result of his service, to include the Combat Action Ribbon. He is currently a Major in the Marine Corps Reserves.

Rob has appeared in several major television and film projects. Most recently he is was a Correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Before that he was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2004-2005. He has appeared on "The Office" and "Arrested Development." He has also appeared numerous times on Late Night with Conan O'Brien from 1998 to 2004. You can also look for Rob on CBS's "Gary Unmarried" this Spring. Rob's film work includes films like "Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story," "Talladega Nights," "Unaccompanied Minors," "Step Brothers" and soon to be released in the summer of 2009, "The Goods: The Don Ready Story" and "The Hangover."

Rob currently lives on both coasts, because according to him, "?that's how I roll?."

Rob's hero's include, but are not limited to; My Parents, Teddy Roosevelt, J.F.K., George Washington, Chesty Puller, Elvis Presley, Pricilla Presley, "Red" Elvis' former bodyguard, Will Ferrell, Harvey Keitel, Floyd Gondolli, Vince Lombardi, Lenny Bruce, Tom Brady, Sen. John McCain, Eddie Murphy, Adam McKay, George Brett, Tony Robbins, Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, General Anthony Zini, Ashlee Simpson, Col. Joshua Chamberlin, Dick Vermeil, Tammy Bruce and "Goofer" from Lee Mace's Ozark Opry.

For mroe info visit zanies.com and robriggle.com

Rob Riggle Shows:

Zanies in Chicago
Tonight, 7:30pm & 9:30pm

Zanies in St. Charles
Friday, 8pm

Zanies in Vernon Hills
Sat., 7pm & 9:30pm

Thursday, July 23
7:30 & 9:30PM
Zanies in Chicago
1548 N. Wells Street
For tickets call: 312-337-4027

Friday, July 24
8:00PM
Zanies in St. Charles
Pheasant Run Resort
For tickets call: 630-584-6342

Saturday, July 25
7:00 & 9:30PM
Zanies in Vernon Hills
230 Hawthorn Village Commons
For tickets call: 847-549-6030

TIX: $25.00, plus a two item food/beverage minimum
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT ZANIES.COM


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