Bio

RICHIE KEEN
Director/Writer/Producer


Richie Keen is a WGA award winning writer and director whose work is diversified across the comedy landscape. Richie directed the feature film Fist Fight, (New Line/Warner Bros) starring Ice Cube, Charlie Day and Tracy Morgan. Richie is also one of the resident directors on It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, having directed multiple episodes. Other directing credits include the TV Land pilot for Teachers (now going into it's third season), Shameless for Showtime and multiple episodes of The Mick for Fox. Richie also directed an award winning ESPN 30 for 30 short on "Tommy John" surgery entitled Tommy and Frank as well as numerous other network and cable series.


After a very successful career as an actor and stand up comedian, starring in dozens of sitcoms and national commercials, Richie became one of Hollywood's top acting coaches. Working with the famous, infamous and soon to be famous, Richie quickly became the go-to guy for comedy which taught him to be a true actor's director.


Richie won the Writer's Guild award for "outstanding achievement in writing original new media" for Aim High, a show about a high school aged hit-man, which was produced by Warner Premiere and McG. He also executive produced, co-wrote and co-created Aim High, which was the first Facebook series from a Hollywood studio. In addition, Richie was awarded the "Digital Luminary Award" at the NATPE convention for Aim High. Richie has written pilots for CBS, Fox and NBC, collaborating with producers such as Greg Danielsand The Tannenbaums.


Keen is set to direct the features Imagination Agents at Fox and Monster Hunter, starring Will Smith, for Sony.