Day spent most of his childhood in Middletown, Rhode Island.
Day attended Pennfield School and graduated from the Portsmouth Abbey School, both in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
Like De Vito's character on became loved for their gruffness and unwillingness to enter the mainstream.
Keeping busy behind the camera as well as in front of it, Day continues to serve as one of the show's producers and writers, and he even writes music for occasional episodes.
He starred on the baseball team at the Portsmouth Abbey School, playing shortstop for the Ravens.
In 1998, he received a bachelor's degree from Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts.
the following year, playing "the waitress," a recurring character who becomes Charlie's (Day's character's name as well) love interest.
She became his love interest in real life as well, and the pair married in 2006 and had a son, Russell Wallace, in 2011.
THOSE MUSIC-MINDED relatives call him Charles, but he’s always preferred Charlie—one of the many nicknames he’s had, including “Charlie Trombone” and “Chuck Hustle.”CHRISTMAS MORNINGS as a child involved running down the stairs of his family’s tiny blue home, in Middletown, grabbing his Christmas stocking, and . With no radio in the car, family-sung Christmas carols or sibling quarrels provided the trips’ soundtracks.A decade ago, the Rhode Island native shot a pilot with two similarly struggling actors, Rob Mc Elhenney and Glenn Howerton, for about 0 (pizza money included).FX picked up the comedy, and , about a handful of self-involved bar rats and their depraved exploits, was born.The first season went well and developed some buzz in the TV-viewing community, but in Season 2 it got a real jolt from a famous fan: Danny De Vito.De Vito joined the cast for the second season, which in turn helped to boost the show's ratings.