DR. SEUSS' THE LORAX
ROB RIGGLE (Mr. O'Hare) has steadily climbed
into prominence as a soughtafter
comic actor both in films
and on television. He was
recently named to star in the
CBS comedy series Home
Game, produced by Mark
Wahlberg, and will be seen in
Columbia Pictures' 21 Jump
Street and Universal Pictures'
The Louisville, Kentucky, native was raised in
Overland Park, Kansas, and attended the University
of Kansas. He went on to earn a master's degree from
Webster University before entering the United States
Marine Corps in 1990 with a plan to become a pilot.
After serving in areas such as Liberia and
Afghanistan, he remained in the United States Marine
Corps Reserve as a public affairs officer based in New
York City at the rank of lieutenant colonel. In New York,
he became interested in acting and joined the comedy
improvisation group Respecto Montalban.
Small roles on television (Late Night With Conan
O'Brien) and in films (Pushing Tom, Blackballed: The
Bobby Dukes Story, Terrorists) led to his major film
debut as a sportscaster in the hit comedy Talladega
Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, in 2006. Larger
roles in such films as Unaccompanied Minors, Step
Brothers, The Hangover, The Goods: Live Hard,
Sell Hard, Killers, The Other Guys and Going the
He has been a familiar face on television, appearing
as a regular on Saturday Night Live in 2004, as well as
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart between 2006 and 2010.
He also has appeared in such series as Human Giant,
Funny or Die Presentsâ€¦, Gary Unmarried and Chuck
and has voiced several characters on American Dad!.
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