Robert King (WGA/SAG-AFTRA/AEA) is a writer/actor living in NYC. His performing career began with stand-up comedy and improvisation at New York’s UCB theater. The Manhattan Repertory Theatre produced Robert’s first play, Boys Cry Too, and his award-winning solo show, Halfrican-American, was performed Off-Broadway at the Barrow Group Theater. He created the web-series Common Sense Police, which was the runner-up at the 2013 NYTVF.
Other scripts he has written have been Finalists in The Austin Film Fest, HollyShorts Film Fest, and the New York and Hollywood Screenplay Contests. He was also a recipient of NBC’s Diversity Award. As an actor Robert has been seen on various television shows from Law & Order: SVU to The Blacklist, independent films, and on stage with both contemporary and classical pieces.
He has a great Will Smith impression, but more commonly gets mistaken for Carlton.