Charlie Day’s comedic talent, in both film and television, has garnered him a loyal following among critics and fans the world over.
In addition to starring as “Charlie Kelly,” he also serves as writer and executive producer of Sunny, which he created in collaboration with friends Rob McElhenney and Glenn Howerton. Currently, Day and his producing partners, McElhenney and Howerton at RCG Productions, have multiple pilot orders.
Before Sunny, Day had a recurring role on NBC’s Third Watch and FOX’s comedy Luis. He has also starred in feature films Going the Distance, Horrible Bosses, Monsters University, Pacific Rim, and The Lego Movie. Additionally, Day has recently reprised his role as “Dale Arbus” in Horrible Bosses 2 and just finished production on John Krasinski’s The Hollars.
Beginning his acting career onstage, Day performed for four years at the Williamstown Theatre Festival and went on to play the lead role in Dead End at the Huntington Theater in Boston.
Day was born in the Bronx, New York and grew up in Rhode Island. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Mary Elizabeth, and their son.