Rich Orloff is a playwright living in New York City.
He has taught playwriting at his alma mater Oberlin College, at Miami's City Theater, and for the Connecticut Young Playwrights program. He has also given lectures and workshops at Central Washington University, Western Michigan University and State Fair College in Missouri.
Prior to the beginning of his career as a playwright, Orloff appeared on the game shows Match Game 77 and Body Language. On the latter he won over $12,000. In his twenties, he worked as a television writer on series including Three's Company and Flo.