Rory J. Scovel is a multi-talented American comedian, actor, and writer born on August 6, 1980. He started his comedy journey in 2003 in South Carolina and quickly made a name for himself, participating in prestigious comedy competitions and making multiple late-night show appearances, including on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and “Conan.” Scovel has released several stand-up specials, such as “The Charleston Special” (2015) and “Live Without Fear” (2021).
In the realm of acting, Scovel has been part of mainstream sitcoms like “Ground Floor” (2013-2015) and “Those Who Can’t” (2016-2019). He also co-starred in the 2018 romantic comedy film “I Feel Pretty” and has written for the cult-favorite, “The Eric Andre Show.” More recently, he created and starred in his Comedy Central series “Robbie” in 2020 and is a part of the Apple TV+ series “Physical.”
Apart from his stand-up and acting careers, Scovel has also made his mark in the podcast world. He co-hosts “The Pen Pals Podcast” and has been a guest on numerous popular podcasts like “Comedy Bang! Bang!” and “WTF with Marc Maron.”
Over the years, Scovel has performed at various comedy festivals, opened for famous comedians like Louis C.K., and has been featured in several publications, including being named as one of the “10 Comics to Watch” by Variety magazine in 2012.