Bob Franklin is an award-winning comedian, writer, director, author and actor.

On Australian television, Franklin was both writer and performer on Jimeoin (1994), Shaun Micallef's World Around Him (1996), Small Tales & True (1998), Eric (1997), The Mick Molloy Show (1999) and Introducing Gary Petty (2000), in which he played the title role and received an Australian Writers' Guild award nomination.

Franklin made several appearances on Thank God You're Here and Talking ‘bout Your Generation; and has featured in sitcoms such as The Librarians (2007-10), Upper Middle Bogan (2013), Worst Year of My Life Again (2014) and Please Like Me (2013).

Franklin has appeared in several Australian films, including The Craic (1999), You Can't Stop The Murders (2003), Bad Eggs (2003), The Extra (2005), Macbeth (2006), BoyTown (2006) The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce (2008),Three Blind Mice (2008) and Beneath Hill 60 (2010)