Robert A. "Rob" Riggle, Jr., (born April 21, 1970) is an American actor/comedian best known for his time as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, his supporting role in the film Step Brothers, and for his work as a correspondent on Comedy Central's The Daily Show from 2006-2008.
Riggle was born in Louisville, Kentucky. He was raised in Overland Park, Kansas and regards Overland Park as his hometown, where he attended Shawnee Mission South High School. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas and also a member of the fratnernity Phi Gamma Delta. with a bachelor’s degree in Theater and Film. He later went on to get his master’s degree in Public Administration from Webster University.
Riggle is a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps Reserve and served in Liberia, Kosovo, and Afghanistan. He is currently a public affairs officer with the New York City Public Affairs unit and is a recipient of the Combat Action Ribbon. He has referred to his military experiences on The Daily Show, often when acting as the show's "Military Analyst", sometimes stating he could kill any other member of the show. He is the only Daily Show cast member to have been in the U.S.