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Robb Wells (born March 20, 1971)[1] is a Canadian actor and screenwriter best known for portraying Ricky on Trailer Park Boys.

Robb Wells
Rob Wells.jpg
Wells in April 2009
Born (1971-03-20) March 20, 1971 (age 46)
Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Occupation Actor
Years active 1995–present
Known for Trailer Park Boys


Early lifeEdit

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.[2]


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.

In 2010, Wells reunited with many of his former Trailer Park Boys cast-mates in the new series The Drunk and On Drugs Happy Fun Time Hour.[1]

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.

In October 2012, Wells, along with Tremblay and Smith, signed on to return to Trailer Park Boys in a third film that started filming in March 2013 and was released April 18, 2014.

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[3]

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 and often appears in sketches for the internet media channel.


Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
1995 Cart Boy Ricky Short film
1998 One Last Shot Short film
1999 Trailer Park Boys
Trailer Park Boys
2002 Virginia's Run Rob
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
2012 Jackhammer Rocko
The Back Nine
Archer Kenny Bilko
Goon Production Assistant #1 Uncredited
Beat Down Whitey
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
2014 Relative Happiness Kenny
2014 Trailer Park Boys: Live at the North Pole Ricky
2015 Drunk, High and Unemployed (Live in Austin)
2016 Trailer Park Boys: Out of the Park


  1. ^ "A big Happy Birthday "FUCK OFF" to Robb Wells!". 20 March 2014. Retrieved 3 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Stephen Harper and Ricky of Trailer Park Boys are distant cousins". Globe and Mail (Canada), pg. A1. 13 January 2006. 
  3. ^ Roberts, Sheila (4 July 2013). "Trailer Park Boys Announce Acquisition and a new Season". 

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