Robert X. Golphin

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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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The Great Debaters Dunbar Reed
Underground Kings Javier Santana
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 2019 RXG: Exclusives (TV Series)
 2019 Making Movie Magic (Short)
 2019 Voice of Majesty (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Keep on Singing (2019)
- You're Not Her (2019)
 2019 #ThatMoment (TV Series short)
 2018 Wilson Wastewater (Video short)
 2018 RSCT Film Camp #2 (Short)
 2015 Making: Under the Thumb (Short)
 2015 Under the Thumb (Short)
 2014 The Counterparts (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Mad About You (2014)
- Undivided (2014)
- Declined (2014)
- Pillow Talk (2014)
 2013/II The Way Things Are (Short)
 2012 I Am Man (Short)
 2011 Un-Perfect (Short)
 2011 Punch Me (Short)
 2009 Insecure (Short)
 2009 Inside of Me (Short)
 2005 Tilted (Short)
 2005 Private Jet (Short)
 2004 Simply Untitled (Short)
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Other Works:

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

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4 Interviews | 19 Articles | See more »

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Robert Golphin


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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