Rich Talarico


Rich Talarico is an Emmy nominated, American Comedy Award Nominated, WGA Nominated and Peabody Award winning writer and producer best known for his work on  Comedy Central’s “Key & Peele.” Previously, Rich has also written/produced:“Review with Forrest MacNeil” on Comedy Central, FOX’s “Mad TV“, NBC’s Saturday Night Live, NBC’s “The Tonight Show w. Jay Leno”,  “Frank TV“ for TBS, “The Sketch Pad” for HBO and co-produced The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show also for Comedy Central. Rich has been improvising for over 20 years and got his start at Chicago’s Second City Theater back in the 1900s. He studied with Stephen Colbert, toured with SC National Touring Company and eventually co-created  as well as several scripted efforts under Charna Halpern and the late, Del Close. Rich has appeared in several commercials, notably A&W Rootbeer’s Mr. “Dumass,” and has made small film and TV appearances in “What About Joan?” “Late Night With Conan O’Brien” and the feature film “High Fidelity.” More at

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