Rob Delaney (born January 19, 1977) is an American comedian, actor, writer, and activist. He was the co-star and co-writer of the TV show Catastrophe, and has appeared in minor roles in blockbuster action-comedy films like Deadpool 2 (2018) and the Fast & Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw (2019).
Twitter. Delaney first came to the attention of the public via Twitter, on which he started posting in 2009. By 2016, Delaney had over 1.2 million followers. While other comics were hesitant to share their material on social media, Delaney is considered one of the first comedians to use social media to publish jokes. Delaney credits comedy writer and director Graham Linehan with his rise in popularity after Linehan began responding to Delaney's tweets.In 2010, Paste magazine named Delaney one of the ten funniest people on Twitter. In May 2012, he became the first comedian to win the 'Funniest Person on Twitter Award' at The Comedy Awards hosted by Comedy Central. Writing. Delaney has written several articles for Vice as well as The Guardian.His book Rob Delaney: Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage. was published by Spiegel & Grau in November 2013. Acting. = Television. = In December 2011, Comedy Central announced that Delaney would shoot a pilot for a variety show, called @RobDelaney. However, the series was not picked up. Instead, Delaney moved on to co-write and co-star with Sharon Horgan in Catastrophe, that began airing in the UK on January 19, 2015 on Channel 4. The show follows their characters after they get together following a brief affair while he is in the UK on business, and then moves there permanently after he learns that she has become pregnant. It debuted in the United States on Amazon in June 2015. There are now four seasons available with the fourth season confirmed to be the final of the series. Channel 4 aired the concluding episode on February 12, 2019, while Amazon announced the US release date to be March 15 of the same year. The series earned him his sole Emmy nomination, for "Outstanding Comedy Writing".Since moving to the UK in 2014, Delaney has appeared on several British panel shows, including Have I Got News for You, Would I Lie to You?, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, The Big Fat Quiz of the Year and Room 101. In 2016, he appeared on Travel Man as a guest host for Seville, Spain. = Films. = In the film Deadpool 2, Delaney played Peter, an average middle-aged man, who has no powers and joins Deadpool's X-Force. As part of the film's promotion, a Twitter account was launched in Peter's name.Throughout 2019, Delaney ventured in a series of cameos in feature films. He reteamed with director David Leitch and performer Ryan Reynolds for Hobbs & Shaw, in which he appeared as Agent Loeb. He appeared as a theater director in Paul Feig's comedy-drama Last Christmas in a brief scene with Peter Serafinowicz, Sara Powell and Emilia Clarke. Both movies were #1 at the UK box office. He also appeared opposite Anne Hathaway in The Hustle as Todd and the Fox News drama Bombshell co-starring Charlize Theron. He filmed a cameo as Elvis Presley in Dexter Fletcher's Elton John musical biopic Rocketman, which was omitted from the theatrical cut. It was also reported that he would appear opposite Reynolds another time, in Pokémon: Detective Pikachu. However, he did not appear in the final film. In September 2019 he was cast in The Good House opposite Sigourney Weaver and Kevin Kline.
Delaney is an Irish American. Delaney is married; he and his wife, Leah Delaney, have four sons, one of whom died in January 2018. In February 2018, Delaney publicly shared that their son Henry had died, age two and a half, the month before, after having been diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2016 and receiving extensive treatment. The couple's fourth son was born in August 2018. Delaney and his family live in London.Delaney wrote about his experience of getting a vasectomy in 2020.Delaney has publicly shared his experience with depression and alcoholism. In 2002, Delaney blacked out while driving and drove his car into a building owned by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. In the wreck, he broke his left wrist and right arm, and had both of his knees scratched to the bone. This prompted Delaney to stop drinking.Delaney was the first presenter on the CBeebies Bed Time Stories programme to tell a story in Makaton, which he used to use to communicate with his late son Henry. Delaney is an atheist.
Início de Vida
Delaney was raised in Marblehead, Massachusetts. He attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and graduated with a degree in musical theater in 1999.
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Last Christmas (Últimas Navidades)
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Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw
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Érase una vez Deadpool
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The Big Narstie Show
Grime legend and social media sensation Big Narstie hosts an anarchic studio show along with his co-host, and the hottest comedian in town, Mo Gilligan.
Explosive comedy Action Team follows the exploits of a top-secret team of special agents charged with saving the world.
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Misery Loves Comedy
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Key & Peele
Key & Peele es un esbozo estadounidense de comedia show de televisión. Estrella Keegan-Michael Key y Jordan Peele, ambos ex miembros del elenco de MADtv. Cada episodio del programa consta de varios bo...
Rob Delaney: Live at the Bowery Ballroom
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Have I Got a Bit More News for You
Basado en las noticias de la semana y frente a los anfitriones invitados, esta versión ampliada de la prueba de noticias satírica presenta más de las cosas que no encajarían en el programa regular.
The Graham Norton Show
Cada semana, invitados famosos se unen al comediante irlandés Graham Norton para hablar sobre lo que está sucediendo en todo el mundo esa semana.. Los invitados se burlan y comparten sus opiniones sob...
The Son of Sam's Daughter
The violent daydreams of an eccentric young woman take a turn for the worse when her love affair with a mysterious criminal turns sour.
Nature of the Beast
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