A native of Shueyville, Iowa, Taylor is a graduate of Northwestern University’s School of Speech. Robin Lord Taylor has appeared in several acclaimed television series, such as The Walking Dead (2010), Law & Order (1990), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) The Good Wife (2009) and Person of Interest (2011) He also had a recurring role as “Darrell, the ‘Late Show’ page with the fake British accent” on “The Late Show with David Letterman.” Taylor is perhaps best known for his roles as Abernathy Darwin Dunlap in the cult comedy Accepted (2006) (starring opposite Jonah Hill and Justin Long) and Oswald “The Penguin” Cobblepot in Gotham (2014). He also appeared in the hit independent horror film Would You Rather (2012) and starred opposite Bryan Cranston and Alice Eve in the independent film Cold Comes the Night (2013). He has also appeared in several other films that have been prominently featured on the festival circuit, most notably Another Earth (2011) which won the Alfred P. Sloan Prize at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. He was featured in Spike Lee (Venice Film Festival), The House Is Burning (2006) (produced by Wim Wenders, Cannes Film Festival), Pitch (2006) (Cannes Film Festival) and Assassination of a High School President (2008) (Sundance). Taylor co-created and co-starred in “Creation Nation,” a live talk show with Billy Eichner, which they performed at the 2008 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, as well as at the HBO Aspen Comedy Festival and in many venues throughout New York City and Los Angeles. He has also appeared onstage in “Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom,” “The Shooting Stage,” “Henry IV” and “No. 11 Blue and White,” as well as numerous productions in Stephen Sondheim’s Young Playwrights Festival at the Cherry Lane Theater. He resides in New York City.
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