November 29, 2022

Craig Robinson (Actor) Bio, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Band, The Office, Movies, TV Shows

Craig Robinson Biography

Craig Robinson (Craig Phillip Robinson) is an American actor, comedian and singers best known for his roles on The Office fro 2005 to 2013 as Darryl Philbin, Doug Judy (the “Pontiac Bandit”) on Brooklyn Nine-Nine in 2013 and Matheson in Pineapple Express in 2008. Robinson has appeared in numerous other television shows and films like Zack and Miri Make a Porno in 2008, Hot Tub Time Machine in 2010, This Is the End in 2013 and Sausage Party in 2016.

Craig Robinson Age

He was born on October 25, 1971 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. He is 47 years old as of 2018.

Craig Robinson Net Worth

Robinson has an estimated net worth of $6 million.

Craig Robinson Wife

Currently, Robinson is single and has not been linked to any relationship. Previously, Robinson and the co-star Kerry Washington had dated each other while they were working together in the movie ‘ We the Peeples’ directed by Tina Gordon Chism as well as Tyler Perry.

Craig Robinson Parents

Robinson to a music teacher mother and an attorney father. Robinson was raised on the South Side of Chicago and was brought up Methodist.

Craig Robinson Education

He went to Whitney M. Young Magnet High School. In 1994, he received his undergraduate degree from Illinois State University and his Master of Education from Saint Xavier University. Robinson was a music teacher at Horace Mann Elementary School in Chicago.

Craig Robinson Photo

Craig Robinson Acting and Comedy

Robinson started doing stand-up and taking classes in improv and acting at The Second City in Chicago while still in college. After doing open-mic sessions in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and elsewhere and winning regional comedy competitions, he started to get spots on late night TV shows like Jimmy Kimmel Live. 2004 saw Robinson cast in bit parts, inclusive of episodes of Friends, The Bernie Mac Show, LAX and Arrested Development. Those led to small movie roles in Pineapple Express, Knocked Up and Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story.

At the beggining of 2005, Robindson played Darryl Philbin on the American version of The Office, appearing first in the fourth episode of the first season entitled, “The Alliance”. He was promoted to star a role in the fourth season and continued until in 2013 when the show ended.

In 2010, Robindson hosted season seven of Last Comic Standing alongside judges Natasha Leggero, Greg Giraldo and Andy Kindler. He has appeared on other television shows, such as Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Halfway Home, Lucky and Reno 911!. Robindson appeared in the music video for the Red Hot Chili Peppers song “Hump de Bump”. He voiced Cookie in Shrek Forever After in 2010 and played Reg Mackworthy on the HBO hit series Eastbound & Down from 2009 to 2012. Robinson frequently collaborates with Seth Rogen, starring together with Rogen in the films Knocked Up in 2007, Pineapple Express in 2008, Zack and Miri Make a Porno in 200, This Is the End in 2013 and Sausage Party in 2016. Robindson also appeared in what was then the highest grossing Korean film , “D-War” (released in North America as Dragon Wars: D-War.)

Making a departure from his comedy background, Robinson appeared as saxophonist Maceo Parker in the James Brown biopic Get On Up in 2014. He appeared in December 2015, in several Wal-Mart commercials promoting their credit card while singing and playing the piano at the store. Robinson received rave reviews for the A24 drama Morris from America in 2016, earning a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male.

Craig Robinson Music

Robinson and comedian Jerry Minor had a comedy act for a number of years, where they performed as musical duo L. Witherspoon & Chucky, with Minor as smooth singing L. Witherspoon and Robinson as Chucky, the keyboard player and back-up singer. The duo performed the act on HBO’s Sketch Pad, several stand-up shows on Comedy Central, Real Time with Bill Maher and Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Band

Robinson occasionally performs with his band, The Nasty Delicious, together with his brother Chris Rob.

 The Office

They were featured as his band on the season finale of the seventh season of Last Comic Standing and in an episode of The Office. Robinson has also performed in character in multiple episodes of The Office and was featured on the Hot Tub Time Machine soundtrack, singing “Jessie’s Girl” and “Let’s Get It Started.” Robinson was also in the film Miss March, portraying the hit rapper Phil, also known as Horsedick.MPEG. Robinson produced two songs from that same film.

Craig Robinson Arrested | Charged

Robinson was arrested in June 2008, in Culver City, California for possession of MDMA and methamphetamine. He was charged with two felonies but the charges were dismissed after he completed a diversion program. Robinson was arrested in October 2013, by the Royal Bahamas Police Force and fined $1,000 by a Bahamas court for possession of a half gram of marijuana and 18 MDMA pills.

Craig Robinson Movies

Year

Title

Role

Notes

2001

AppleJax and YoYo

YoYo

Short film

2005

Year of the Scapegoat

Pappy Labourgeneaux

Short film

2007

D-War

Bruce

2007

Daddy’s Little Girls

Byron

2007

Knocked Up

Club Doorman

2007

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

Bobby Shad

2008

Pineapple Express

Matheson

2008

Zack and Miri Make a Porno

Delaney

2008

Prop 8: The Musical

Preacher

Short film

2008

The Frequency of Claire

Q-pid

2009

Fanboys

Skywalker Ranch guard

2009

Miss March

Horsedick.MPEG

2009

Memphis Calling

Memphis

Short film

2009

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

Tuskegee Airman

Cameo

2009

The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard

DJ Request

2009

Post Grad

Funeral Director

2010

Father of Invention

Jerry

2010

Shrek Forever After

Cookie

Voice

2010

Hot Tub Time Machine

Nick Webber-Agnew

2013

Escape from Planet Earth

Doc

Voice

2013

Peeples

Wade Walker

Nominated—Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor – Comedy

2013

This Is the End

Himself

MTV Movie Award for Best Musical Moment (shared with Jay Baruchel, Seth Rogen and The Backstreet Boys)

2013

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

George

Voice

2013

Rapture-Palooza

Anti-Christ

Also executive producer

2014

Get On Up

Maceo Parker

2015

Hot Tub Time Machine 2

Nick Webber

2016

Morris from America

Curtis Gentry

Sundance Film Festival Dramatic Special Jury Award for Individual Performance
Nominated — Gotham Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male

2016

Sausage Party

Mr. Grits

Voice

2017

Table 19

Jerry Kepp

2017

Tragedy Girls

Albert “Big Al” Hill

2017

Austin Found

Jebidiah

2018

An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn

Beverly Luff Linn

2018

Zeroville

Burglar

Post-production

2018

Henchmen

Stew

Voice

2019

Dolemite Is My Name

Post-production

2019

The Ark and the Aardvark

Clyde

Voice; Post-production

2020

The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle

Fleming

Voice; Post-production

Craig Robinson TV Shows

Year

Title

Role

Notes

2002

Play’d: A Hip Hop Story

Cole

Television film

2003

Lucky

Mutha Rhodes

13 episodes

2004

The Bernie Mac Show

Wayne

Episode “Hair Jordan”

2004

LAX

Wayne

Episode: “Abduction”

2004

Friends

Clerk

Episode: “The One with Princess Consuela”

2005

Arrested Development

Studio Guard #1

Episode: “Switch Hitter”

2005

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Attendant #1

Episode: “The End”

2005–13

The Office

Darryl Philbin

120 episodes
Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (2011–2013)
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series(2009–2013)

2007

Halfway Home

Mr. Brown

Episode: “Halfway Working”

2009–13

The Cleveland Show

LeVar “Freight Train” Brown

Voice
17 episodes

2009

James Gunn’s PG Porn

Havana Bob

Episode: “Helpful Bus”

2009

Reno 911!

Levon French

Episode: “Deputy Dance”

2009, 2012

Eastbound & Down

Reggie Mackworthy

4 episodes

2011

Love Bites

Bowman

2 episodes

2013

Kroll Show

Various Characters

Episode: “The Greatest Hits of It”

2014

Comedy Bang! Bang!

Himself

Episode: “Craig Robinson Wears a Bordeaux Button Down & Dark Jeans”

2014–19

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Doug Judy

7 episodes

2015

Key & Peele

Himself

Episode: “Super Bowl Special”

2015

Mr. Robinson

Craig Robinson

6 episodes; also producer

2016, 2018

American Dad!

Security Officer / Dirk Turlington

Voice
2 episodes

2016

Mr. Robot

Ray

7 episodes

2017

Caraoke Showdown

Himself (host)

10 episodes

2017–18

Ghosted

Leroy Wright

16 episodes; also executive producer

2017–18

Big Mouth

Pubic Hair #2

Voice
3 episodes

2018

Dream Corp LLC

Mr. Metzler

Episode: “Guys and Dads”