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Robert Dale "Rob" McElhenney (/ˈmækɨl.hɛni/; born April 14, 1977 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Mac on the FX series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. He is also credited as creator, developer, and executive producer of the show, which has also provided him with writing and directing credits on various episodes.

Outside of the entertainment world, McElhenney is also known as co-owner with Ryan Reynolds of Wrexham AFC, a Welsh football/soccer club that earned promotion to EFL League Two by winning the championship of England's National League, the highest level of the latter country's non-leaguenote  football, in 2022–23. Their ownership of the club is the subject of the documentary series Welcome to Wrexham.

He's married to his Always Sunny co-star, Kaitlin Olson.



  • The Devil's Own (1997) as Kevin (scenes deleted)
  • Wonder Boys (2000) as Student (scenes deleted)note