Actor, Musician, Television Producer, Screenwriter
The Charlie Day speech took place at Merrimack College's commencement ceremony in the spring of 2014. The speaker gave the commencement address at his alma mater and shared several personal stories and the life lessons that can be taken from them.
The actor and writer co-created the hit FXX television program It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Currently in its 10th season, the show has already been picked up for another two seasons and is slated to become one of the longest running comedy series on television. Charlie Day has also appeared in several full length film features, including Horrible Bosses (2011), Pacific Rim (2013) and The Lego Movie (2014).
The Charlie Day speech mentions the importance of creating one's own opportunities in the context of making It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.