Wells in April 2009
March 20, 1971 |
Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
|Known for||Trailer Park Boys|
Wells was born in Moncton, New Brunswick and moved to Dartmouth, Nova Scotia when he was eight years old. In January 2006, The Globe and Mail published an article in which it was revealed that Wells is a distant cousin of the former Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper.
In 2004, Wells appeared with John Paul Tremblay and John Dunsworth in the film Virginia's Run starring Gabriel Byrne and Joanne Whalley, playing characters similar to their Trailer Park Boys characters. Wells also featured in Boondock Saints 2.
Wells appeared in the film Hobo with a Shotgun, out in theaters March 25, 2011. During the credits for Hobo with a Shotgun, Wells' name is incorrectly spelled as "Rob Wells".
In August 2011, Wells made a cameo appearance in the independent film Jackhammer, shot in Victoria, British Columbia.
Wells also appeared as a radical Nova Scotian separatist freedom fighter/terrorist in the FX TV series Archer in its third season in an episode entitled "The Limited." His Trailer Park Boys co-stars Tremblay and Mike Smith also had credited voice-over roles in the episode.
Robb Wells also starred in the horror movie 'Would You Rather' in 2012 as Peter.
On July 4, 2013, it was announced that Wells, Tremblay and Smith acquired the rights to Trailer Park Boys and confirmed it would return with an eighth and ninth season to be aired on the internet channel SwearNet.com.
It was announced in 2014 that the seasons 8 and 9 of Trailer Park Boys will be shown on Netflix from September 5th 2014.
In 2014, Wells co-starred, co-wrote, and co-produced Swearnet with his Trailer Park Boys colleagues.
He is a co-founder of Swearnet.com and often appears in sketches for the internet media channel.
|1995||Cart Boy||Ricky||Ricky is a security guard in this film|
|1998||One Last Shot||Ricky|
|1999||Trailer Park Boys||The original black and white film.|
|Trailer Park Boys||TV series.|
|2004||Dear Santa Claus, Go Fuck Yourself||Ricky|
|2006||Trailer Park Boys: The Movie|
|Hearts of Dartmouth: Life of a Trailer Park Girl|
|2007||Trailer Park Boys 101|
|2008||Say Goodnight to the Bad Guys|
|2009||The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day||Jimmy the Gofer|
|Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day||Ricky|
|2011||Hobo With a Shotgun||Logan||Credited as Rob Wells|
|The Drunk and On Drugs Happy Fun Time Hour||Stabby Brutto|
|The Back Nine|
|Goon||Production Assistant #1||Uncredited|
|Would You Rather||Peter|
|2014||Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It||Ricky|
|Live in Fuckin' Dublin|
|Swearnet Live||Robb Wells / Ricky|
|Swearnet: The Movie||Robb Wells|
|Live at the North Pole||Ricky|
|2015||Drunk, High and Unemployed (Live in Austin)||Ricky|
|2016||'Trailer Park Boys: Out of the Park||Ricky|
- "A big Happy Birthday “FUCK OFF” to Robb Wells!". 20 March 2014. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
- "Stephen Harper and Ricky of Trailer Park Boys are distant cousins". Globe and Mail (Canada), pg. A1. 13 January 2006.
- Roberts, Sheila (4 July 2013). "Trailer Park Boys Announce Acquisition and a new Season". Newswire.ca.