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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' Big Miracle.

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 Distance followed.

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 Presents…, Gary Unmarried and Chuck and has voiced several characters on American Dad!.

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