Four-time Emmy award-winning actor, producer and comedian Rob Corddry is best known for his work on Adult Swim’s satirical comedy series Childrens Hospital, which he created, executive produced, and starred in. Last year, Corddry won his first-ever acting Emmy award for his role as the misfit-clown Dr. Blake Downs in the series. This summer, Corddry returned as Joe Krutel in the hit HBO series Ballers, opposite Dwayne Johnson. From 2002-2006, Corddry was a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Corddry’s numerous film credits including Hot Tub Time Machine and Hot Tub Time Machine 2, Office Christmas Party, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Sex Tape, Warm Bodies and The Heartbreak Kid. Corddry’s recent projects include the crime thriller Shimmer Lake; The Layover directed by William H. Macy; and Ken Marino’s How to Be a Latin Lover. Originally from Weymouth, Massachusetts, Corddry studied and taught improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York City. He resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two daughters.
On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, longtime friends and regular collaborators Lake Bell and Rob Corddry sit down for a conversation, timed to the September 1 theatrical release of I Do … Until I Don’t, which Bell wrote, directed and stars in. As well as Lake’s new movie, the pair talk about how they first met, their time working together on Childrens Hospital, the challenges of maintaining a film career as a parent, why Lake is a natural director (and Rob isn’t), Lake’s transitional phase as a vegan who ate meat, and much more. For more filmmakers talking film and TV, visit Talkhouse Film at talkhouse.com/film. Subscribe now on iTunes or Stitcher to stay in the loop about future Talkhouse Podcasts.
The music featured in the podcast is as follows:
1. Intro / outro underscore: “Plastic Man vs. The Giant Red Phase Of The Sun” – Iced Ink
Episode engineered by Gideon Brower and edited by Mark Yoshizumi. The Talkhouse podcast producer is Elia Einhorn.