BIO

Robert King is a NYC-based writer/actor. He has had numerous scripts produced, including his award-winning solo show Halfrican-American, and his first film, which was produced by Four Times Films. Recently he was a senior writer for Lorne Michaels' Above Average. There he created and hosted the popular web series Your Biggest Fan where he worked with celebrities like Jane Lynch, Alan Alda, and Russell Brand. Robert has created various web-series, and scripts of his have been finalists in the Austin Film Fest, and both the New York and Hollywood Screenplay Contests. He was also a recipient of NBC’s Diversity Award for writing and performing. As an actor Robert recently performed in Billy Crystal’s stage show, Have A Nice Day, alongside Kevin Kline, Annette Benning, and others. Robert has also worked on various television shows from Law & Order: SVU to The Blacklist, and films such as Don’t Think Twice with Mike Birbiglia and Can You Keep A Secret opposite Alexandria Daddario. Currently he writes and hosts the popular Facebook Watch show The Dad Club. 

“King weaves the tapestry with a mixture of Seinfeld-ian observational humor and Dave Chappelle’s analysis of cultural hypocrisy.”

- New York Theatre  Review (of Halfrican-American)

Halfrican-American. 

Courtesy of J-Hoch Photography

Halfrican-American. 

Courtesy of J-Hoch Photography

Halfrican-American. 

Courtesy of J-Hoch Photography