Keith Hamilton Cobb

A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in acting, and most widely known for the roles he has created for television (Noah Keefer for ABC’s All My Children; the galactic mercenary, Tyr Anasazi, for Gene Rodenberry’s Andromeda; Damon Porter for CBS’s The Young and the Restless; and Quincy Abrams for the Logo network series Noah’s Arc), he has also appeared at The Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Shakespeare Theatre, The Denver Theatre Center, The Huntington Theatre Company, The Orlando Shakespeare Festival, The Geva Theatre Center, The Pioneer Theatre, The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, and on many other regional stages performing both classical and contemporary roles. His life-long love of Shakespeare has seen him cast as Laertes, Tybalt, Tullus Aufidius, Theseus, Oberon, Julius Caesar and other staples of the Poet’s canon. The span of his career includes 12 years in Los Angeles where he has guest-starred on multiple television half-hours and dramas, including The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Boston Common, Suddenly Susan, One on One, The Twilight Zone, and CSI Miami.


“All This Life Made This Play”: An Interview with Keith Hamilton Cobb

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