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Robert X. Golphin


Robert X. Golphin is an American award-nominated actor and award-winning filmmaker/screenwriter from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is best known for his portrayal of Dunbar Reed in The Great Debaters (2007). A member of SAG/AFTRA, Robert also holds an MFA in Screenwriting (Spalding University), B.A. in Theatre & Film (Magna Cum Laude, Saint ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Great Debaters
The Great Debaters Dunbar Reed
(2007)
Underground Kings
Underground Kings Javier Santana
(2014)
Freshman Friday
Freshman Friday Director
(2018)
The Monroes
The Monroes Felix
(2016)

Filmography

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 2015 Under the Thumb (Short)
 2014 The Counterparts (TV Series) (series creator - 6 episodes)
- Mad About You (2014) ... (series creator)
- Undivided (2014) ... (series creator)
- Declined (2014) ... (series creator)
- Pillow Talk (2014) ... (series creator)
- The Way You Look Tonight (2014) ... (series creator)
 2013 Pretentious: Skylar Avielle (Short) (writer)
 2013/II The Way Things Are (Short) (writer)
 2012 I Am Man (Short) (writer)
 2011 Un-Perfect (Short) (screenplay)
 2011 Punch Me (Short)
 2009 Insecure (Short) (story) / (writer)
 2009 Inside of Me (Short) (writer)
 2009 The Bridge (Video short)
 2008 Beautiful Man in the Buff (Short) (screenplay & story)
 2005 Track Marks (Short)
 2005 Tilted (Short)
 2005 Private Jet (Short) (screenplay)
 2004 Simply Untitled (Short) (screenplay)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Author of the debut novel, "Abandoning Adam: Confessions of an HBCU Scholar" (AuthorHouse, 2006). See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 19 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Robert Golphin

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Robert X. Golphin earned a "Best Actor" nod for his role in "Punch Me" at the 2011 Atlantic City CineFest. The film also earned a "Best Drama" nod. See more »

Trademark:

As a filmmaker, he often uses swish pan and/or moving camera shots See more »

Nickname:

Bobby X. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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