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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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 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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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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During his junior year of high school, he was chosen to be a student in the William H. Cosby Future Filmmakers Workshop at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. See more »


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


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