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Geoffrey Owens was born on March 18, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Cosby Show (1984), The Paper (1994) and Play the Game (2009). See full bio »
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The Cosby Show
The Cosby Show Elvin Tibideaux
The Paper
The Paper Lou
Play the Game
Play the Game Rob Marcus
Stonebrook Marty


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 2017 Hibiscus
 2016 Divorce (TV Series)
- Détente (2016) ... Gerald
- Gustav (2016) ... Gerald
- Mediation (2016) ... Gerald
 2016 Youth in Oregon
Dr. Roma
 2015 Deadbeat (TV Series)
- Table for Sue (2015) ... Arthur
 2015 The Slap (TV Series)
Dr. Fletcher
- Ritchie (2015) ... Dr. Fletcher
 2014 The Affair (TV Series)
- 10 (2014) ... Victor
 2014 The Leftovers (TV Series)
Kind Man
- The Prodigal Son Returns (2014) ... Kind Man
 2013/II Dreams
Mr. Welch
 2007-2011 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series)
Fake Tiger Woods / Middle Aged Guy - Donovan McNabb imposter
- The Gang Gets Invincible (2007) ... Middle Aged Guy - Donovan McNabb imposter
 2011 Wilde Salomé (Documentary)
Tigellinus / Himself
 2010-2011 The Secret Life of the American Teenager (TV Series)
Mediator / Judge
- Mirrors (2011)
- I Got You, Babe (2010) ... Mediator / Judge
 2010 Sami's Cock (Short)
 2010 Flashforward (TV Series)
Dr. Julian Ebbing
- The Garden of Forking Paths (2010) ... Dr. Julian Ebbing
 2009 Action Auto (TV Movie)
Officer Martin
 2009 In the Mix (TV Movie)
Harvey Deets
 2009 Play the Game
Rob Marcus
 2008 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Jay Costas
- Live to Regret (2008) ... Jay Costas
 2008 Medium (TV Series)
Unemployment worker / Unemployment Evaluator
- Wicked Game: Part One (2008) ... Unemployment worker
- And Then (2008) ... Unemployment Evaluator
 2007 Journeyman (TV Series)
Matthew Tarbell
- The Year of the Rabbit (2007) ... Matthew Tarbell
 2007 Las Vegas (TV Series)
Dr. Eric Haber
- Shrink Rap (2007) ... Dr. Eric Haber
 2007 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Dr. Mitch Norris
- Beauty and the Beast (2007) ... Dr. Mitch Norris
 2007 The Wedding Bells (TV Series)
Dr. Harris
- The Most Beautiful Girl (2007) ... Dr. Harris
 2007 That's So Raven (TV Series)
Michael Thomas
- The Way They Were (2007) ... Michael Thomas
 2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Forensic Anthropologist
- Dolls (2002) ... Forensic Anthropologist
 2001 The Cross
Featured Apostle
 1999 Forgiven (Short)
 1999 Law & Order (TV Series)
- Refuge: Part 2 (1999) ... Langer
 1999 Stonebrook
 1994 The Paper
 1990 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Mr. Singer
- Stood Up! (1990) ... Mr. Singer
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His directing credits include plays by Shakespeare, Moliere, Shaw, Chekov, and David Mamet. He has taught Shakespeare at The Gene Frankel Studio, New York University, HB Studio and Yale University, and is the founder and artistic director of The Brooklyn Shakespeare Company. See more »


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Is the son of Congressman Major Owens. (D-Brooklyn, NY).

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