Craig Robinson

Craig Phillip Robinson is an American actor, stand-up comedian, and singer. He is best known for his role as Darryl Philbin on The Office, and his roles in the films Pineapple Express, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Hot Tub Time Machine and This Is the End.

Robinson was born in Chicago, Illinois, to a music teacher mother and a corporate attorney father. He was raised on the South Side of Chicago, and was brought up Methodist. He attended Whitney M. Young Magnet High School. He received his undergraduate degree from Illinois State University in 1994, and his masters of education from Saint Xavier University. He was a music teacher at Horace Mann Elementary School in Chicago,IL.

Robinson began doing stand-up and taking classes in improv and acting at The Second City in Chicago. Beginning in 2005, he portrayed Darryl Philbin on the American version of The Office, and was promoted to a starring role in the fourth season. He has appeared on other television shows, including Arrested Development, Lucky, Friends, Halfway Home, and Reno 911!. He appeared in the music video for the Red Hot Chili Peppers song "Hump de Bump". He also hosted the seventh season of Last Comic Standing. He voiced Cookie in Shrek Forever After and played Reg Mackworthy on the HBO hit series Eastbound & Down.

Known For


Cast Credits

Caraoke Showdown (2017)
Starring as Host (10 episodes)
Ghosted (2017)
Starring as Leroy Wright
SyFy Presents Live from Comic-Con (2016)
Guest starring as Craig Robinson
The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015)
Guest starring as Craig Robinson
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015)
Guest starring as Craig Robinson
The Chew (2015)
Guest starring as Craig Robinson
Mr. Robot (2015)
Guest starring as Ray (7 episodes)
Mr. Robinson (2015)
Starring as Craig Rice (6 episodes)
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
Guest starring as Doug Judy (5 episodes)
Conan (2010)
Guest starring as Craig Robinson
The Cleveland Show (2009)
Guest starring as LeVar "Freight Train" Brown (7 episodes)
The Office (2005)
Starring as Darryl Philbin (24 episodes)
Arrested Development (2003)
Guest starring as Studio Guard #1
Last Comic Standing (2003)
Starring as Host
Friends (1994)
Guest starring as The Clerk

Crew Credits

Ghosted (2017)
Show crew as Executive Producer