About this event
Craig started out as a Chicago public school teacher. Now he’s teaching the world how to enjoy life. He’s famous for his movie and television roles, including star turns in “Killing It,” “Dolemite Is My Name,” “The Office,” “This is the End” and “Hot Tub Time Machine.” And he also puts on one hell of a live show, mixing stand-up and music to produce an endless supply of good times.
Beginning as a stand-up comedian in Chicago, Craig Robinson first made his mark in the comedy circuit at the 1998 Montreal “Just For Laughs” Festival. Before deciding to pursue his comedy career full time, Robinson was a K-8 teacher in the Chicago Public School System. He earned his undergraduate degree from Illinois State University and his Masters of Education from St. Xavier University. It was while Craig was studying education in Chicago that he also discovered his love of acting and comedy when he joined the famed Second City Theatre. Craig is best known for his portrayal of Daryl Philban in NBC’s THE OFFICE but has also starred in such movies as KNOCKED UP, THIS IS THE END, THE HOT TUB TIME MACHINE SERIES, and MORRIS FROM AMERICA the latter of which he won a Special Grand Jury prize for acting at Sundance in 2016. Craig also plays the role of Leroy in FOX’s paranormal comedy series, GHOSTED. Craig currently resides in Los Angeles and continues to headline solo dates as well as with his band “The Nasty Delicious” all across the globe.