Cobb, Keith Hamilton 1962-

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Cobb, Keith Hamilton 1962-


Born January 28, 1962, in North Tarrytown (now Sleepy Hollow), NY; son of James (a mechanical engineer) and Mary (a physician; maiden name, Lane) Cobb. Education: Westchester Community College, graduated; New York University, B.F.A.; trained at Circle in the Square Theatre School and Playwrights Horizons Theatre School, both New York City. Avocational Interests: Writing, photography, home renovation, cycling, swimming.


Agent—Marc Bass Agency, 9255 Sunset Blvd., Suite 727, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Manager—Steven Jensen, Independent Group, 8721 West Sunset Blvd., Suite 104, Los Angeles, CA 90069.


Actor. Youth Theatre Interactions, Inc., Yonkers, NY, theatrical consultant.

Awards, Honors:

Daytime Emmy Award nomination, outstanding supporting actor in a drama series, 1995, Image Award nominations, outstanding actor in a daytime drama series, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 1996 and 1997, Soap Opera Digest Awards, outstanding male newcomer, 1995, and hottest romance (with Sydney Penny), 1996, all for All My Children; Image Award nominations, outstanding actor in a daytime drama series, 2004 and 2005, and Soap Opera Digest Award nomination, favorite return, 2005, all for The Young and the Restless.


Television Appearances; Series:

Noah Keefer, All My Children, ABC, 1994-96.

Dilah, Total Recall 2070 (also known as Total Recall: The Series), Showtime, 1999.

Tyr Anasazi, Andromeda (also known as Gene Roddenberry's "Andromeda"), syndicated, 2000-2003.

Damon Porter, The Young and the Restless (also known as Y&R), CBS, 2003-2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

First Royce, "As the Will Turns," The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, NBC, 1995.

Lucas, "To Bare Is Human," Boston Common, NBC, 1997.

Dr. Michael Karpe, "Vicki Moves In," Suddenly Susan, NBC, 1999.

Akile, "Obsession," BeastMaster, syndicated, 1999.

Akili's father, "Valhalla," BeastMaster, syndicated, 2000.

Clay, "I Know What You Did Last Thursday," One on One, UPN, 2003.

Commander Skyles, "Cold Fusion," The Twilight Zone, UPN, 2003.

Soap Talk, Soap Network, 2003.

Quincy, "Desperado," Noah's Arc, MTV, 2006.

Quincy, "Excuses for Bad Behavior," Noah's Arc, MTV, 2006.

Quincy, "Give It Up," Noah's Arc, MTV, 2006.

Quincy, "Baby Can I Hold You," Noah's Arc, MTV, 2006.

Oscar's lawyer, "Inside Out," CSI: Miami, CBS, 2007.

Guest in an episode of The Bad Girl's Guide to Life, UPN.

Television Appearances; Specials:

All My Children 25th Anniversary Special, ABC, 1995.

Hot Summer Soaps, ABC, 1995.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, The 11th Annual Soap Opera Awards, NBC, 1995.

Host, The 12th Annual Soap Opera Awards, NBC, 1996.

Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Felix in flashback sequence, Family Gathering (documentary short film), 1988.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared as Aimwell, The Beaux Stratagem, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville, KY; Tullus Aufidius, Coriolanus, Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, DC, and New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, Madison, NJ; Andre, Cuttin' Up, Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, GA; Arvitagus, Cymbeline, Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, MA; Laertes, Hamlet, North Shore Music Theatre, Beverly, MA; Octavius, Julius Caesar, Shakespeare Theatre; Montano, Othello, New Jersey Shakespeare Festival; Hamlet and Puck, Rock 'n Rolls from Shakespeare, Actors Theatre of Louisville; and Tybalt, Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare Theatre.



Noah Keefer, Daytime's Greatest Weddings, Buena Vista Home Video, 2004.



Ebony, July, 2004, p. 172.

Jet, August 18, 2003, p. 46.

TV Zone, December, 2000, pp. 50-53; July, 2001, pp. 38-40; October, 2002, pp. 38-40.