Rob Delaney is an American comedian, actor and writer. He is widely known as the co-creator and co-star of the critically acclaimed Channel 4 and Amazon Prime comedy Catastrophe, which was broadcasts in over 130 countries around the world, and is currently available to stream on Amazon Prime. In 2016, Rob was nominated for a Primetime Emmy alongside his co-creator, Sharon Horgan, for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series. In 2018, Catastrophe was nominated for a BAFTA TV Award for Best Scripted Comedy and in 2016 won the BAFTA TV Craft Awards for Best Comedy Writing.
In 2018, Rob was a breakout star as the fan favorite “Peter W.” in Deadpool 2 – the newest (and beloved) member to the X-Force who has no powers but “just responded to the ad.” Also in 2018, Rob hosted Comedy Central UK’s Rob Delaney’s Stand Up Central, an eight-episode stand-up comedy showcase. In December 2019, Rob appeared opposite Charlize Theron in the Lionsgate feature Bombshell. Most recently, Rob can be seen in his roles in the Amblin Partners’ Sigourney Weaver-Kevin Kline feature reteam The Good House, as well as the Warner Bros. live action feature Tom and Jerry, alongside the cast of Colin Jost, Chloe Grace Moretz and Michael Pena. Other on-screen credits include the Universal Pictures Paul Feig film Last Christmas, The Hustle, Comedy Central’s Key & Peele, Burning Love, and FX’s Trust. Animated voiceover credits include season 4 of CBS All Access’ No Activity, Fox’s The Great North, and Nickelodeon’s Big Nate. Rob can soon be seen in upcoming the Disney+ Home Alone remake along with Ellie Kemper and Archie Yates, Showtime’s The Man Who Fell to Earth alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor and Naomie Harris, Amazon’s The Power, and Mission Impossible 7.
In 2013, Rob’s first novel and bestselling memoir, Rob Delaney: Mother Wife Sister Human Warrior Falcon Yardstick Turban Cabbage was released by Spiegel & Grau in the US, and by Little Brown in the UK.
In 2012, Rob was named one of Variety’s Top 10 Comics to Watch. Rob’s debut one hour special, Rob Delaney: Live at the Bowery Ballroom, is available on Netflix and Comedy Central Records. His Amazon standup comedy special Jackie is now available to stream. He currently resides in London and regularly performs stand up across the world.