Robert Leo "Bobby" Farrelly, Jr. (born June 17, 1958) is an American film director, screenwriter and producer.
Farrelly was born in Cumberland, Rhode Island, the son of Mariann, a nurse practitioner, and Robert Leo Farrelly, a doctor. He is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He has been married to his wife Nancy since 1990. They have 2 children and a bulldog.
Bobby and his brother Peter Farrelly are known as Farrelly Brothers. They have written, directed, and produced several comedy films (often involving scenes intended as "gross-out" humor) including There's Something About Mary, Dumb and Dumber, Kingpin, Shallow Hal, Me, Myself and Irene and Stuck on You. They also conceived the Seinfeld episode "The Virgin" (4.10).