Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, Craig Robinson has appeared in feature films and television programs. Craig Robinson currently plays Darryl Philbin on the American version of The Office, and was promoted to a starring role in the fourth season. Craig Robinson has also appeared in the films Knocked Up, Pineapple Express, Tyler Perry’s Daddy’s Little Girls, Kevin Smith’s Zack and Miri Make a Porno, the television series Arrested Development and Friends, and in the music video for the Red Hot Chili Peppers song “Hump de Bump”.
Prior to a career in show business, Craig Robinson was a K-8 teacher in the Chicago Public Schools. Craig Robinson got his undergraduate degree from Illinois State University and his masters of education from St. Xavier University. Craig Robinson began doing stand up and taking classes in improv and acting at the Second City in Chicago.