BA #128: Rob Gleeson

May 1, 2016 | 10:26 pm |

Actor Rob Gleeson Podcast Interview

On the one-hundred and twenty-eighth Box Angeles comedian Rob Gleeson (Review, How I Met Your Mother) stops by Studio 309. He discusses growing up in Wisconsin, studying abroad in China, his start in stand up, and more!


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The BA #128 Breakdown
– Box rants stretchy jeans.
– Drinking and rituals.
– Growing up in Milwaukee and being a friendly nice kid.
– Dabbling in both acting & sports and attending the University of Denver.
– Skiing, studying business and starting in stand up.
– Performing at a black box and then landing an emcee gig.
– Moving to Los Angeles and jumping back into open mics.
– Odd jobs in finance, landing a manager and touring colleges.
– Booking a pilot called Catch, more acting and experience performing on Conan.
– Rob describes what he does in three words.
– Rob answers why show business, why Hollywood and his favorite part of LA.
– Rob discusses who he enjoys to watch and who he’d like to work with.
– Rob’s favorite thing he has done (& least) and how he defines success.
– Choose your own adventure sign-off.


Guest Beer – Mother Earth, Sweet Spot IPA



For more Rob, catch him in House of Lies on Amazon and follow him on Twitter @robgleeson.

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An aspiring actor, Mike ‘Box’ Elder digs sketchy jeans. Follow him @boxangeles.