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Rob Riggle

Actor/Comedian/Writer/Producer/Director Rob Riggle has been a staple in comedic films and television for more than 15 years. Riggle is known for his memorable characters in comedy hits like The Hangover, and for his stint as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He has appeared in comedy classics such as Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Step Brothers, The Other Guys, as well as Going the Distance and Larry Crowne. For his voice-over talents, Riggle earned a 2012 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for Disney’s Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice.

As he broke into comedy, Riggle was still on active duty with the United States Marine Corps, which he initially joined at the age of 19. Rising through the ranks, Riggle served in various countries including Albania, Liberia, and Afghanistan. Lieutenant Colonel Riggle retired from the Marine Corps Reserve, having served 22 years total (9 years active duty, 13 years in the reserves) and earned more than 21 medals and ribbons.

Born in Louisville, Kentucky, and raised in Overland Park, Kansas, Riggle attended Shawnee Mission South High School and graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.A. in Theater & Film. He later received a Masters in Public Administration from Webster University. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.