Sneha Girap (Editor)

Robert Carlock

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Education  Harvard University
Role  Screenwriter

Name  Robert Carlock
Years active  1996–present
Robert Carlock wwwaceshowbizcomimageswennpicrobertcarlock6

Born  1972/1973 (age 42–43)Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Spouse  Jennifer Nielsen Rogers (m. 2001)
Parents  Martha Carlock, Roger Carlock
Awards  Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Episodic Comedy
Similar People  Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Jack Burditt, Matt Hubbard

Occupation  Screenwriter, producer
TV shows  Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

we reverse engineered unbreakable kimmy schmidt from ellie kemper showrunner robert carlock

Robert Morgan Carlock (born January 6, 1972) is an American screenwriter and producer. He has worked as a writer for several NBC television comedies, as a show runner for 30 Rock, and as a co-creator of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.


Robert carlock on co creating emmy nominated unbreakable kimmy schmidt

Early life

Robert Carlock Robert Carlock Theatre Credits

Carlock was born in Waltham, Massachusetts, the son of Martha and Roger Emery Carlock. He graduated cum laude from Harvard University in 1995, where he became president of the Fly Club, an all-male social club, and an editor for the Harvard Lampoon.


Robert Carlock NBC Nabs Comedy Produced By 3930 Rock39s Tina Fey amp Robert

Carlock began writing for the Dana Carvey Show in 1996. Following that, he was a member of the writing staff of Saturday Night Live from 1996 to 2001, contributing to 99 episodes of the show. One of his notable SNL sketches was NPR's Delicious Dish with Ana Gasteyer and Molly Shannon. In 2011, Ben and Jerry's released a new ice cream flavor based on the sketch written by Carlock and named it "Schweddy Balls".

Robert Carlock 201439s most promising US comedy pilots Den of Geek

Carlock left SNL in 2001 to write for Friends in Los Angeles, working on the show until 2004 when he joined the staff of Friends spinoff Joey for two years. Carlock then moved back to New York to work with his old SNL crew on an "Untitled Tina Fey Project" in 2006, which became 30 Rock, which he wrote for and produced. A recent project is the sitcom Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, debuting in 2015, which saw him team up with fellow 30 Rock-alum Tina Fey. He also wrote the screenplay for Fey's film Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016).

Robert Carlock NBC Orders New Comedy Projects From Tina Fey amp Robert

Carlock has won several awards for his work on 30 Rock, including Primetime Emmys, and Writer's Guild of America Awards, Producer's Guild of America Awards, as well as being named one of the top 50 power showrunners of 2011.

Personal life

Robert Carlock Robert Carlock Photos The Paley Center for Media

On December 31, 2001, Carlock married Jennifer Nielsen Rogers, a Wellesley graduate and CNNfn producer/reporter.

Awards and nominations

In addition to winning three Emmy Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series, Carlock has been nominated for the Emmy’s individual writing award three times. He has won multiple Producers’ Guild and Writers’ Guild Awards as well as recognition from the American Film Institute. His work on 30 Rock also garnered Carlock a Peabody Award, a Television Critics Association Award, a GLAAD Award, a Gold Plaque from the Hugo Television Awards, a Golden Nymph from the Monaco Film and Television Festival, a Bravo A-List Award, some award that’s shaped like a Calder stabile, a Comedy Central Comedy Award, and a Golden Globe.

The following awards are categorized under the year they were announced (and not necessarily the year covered by the award ceremony).


Robert Carlock Wikipedia