George Robert is an American actor, model, and voice over talent.
Robert made his theater debut in 2012 as Captain Davenport with an off-broadway production of A Soldier’s Play (Elmwood Playhouse). He made his on screen debut in the independent film Speedsuit (2012). He has worked on several television shows including Billions (SHO), Power (STARZ), The Following (FOX), and Brain Games (NatGeo). Robert has also appeared in television commercials for Aspercreme, Audible, AutoNation, CBS News, First Response, GE Lighting, Mediacom Business, the NBA, Nickelodeon, Parker Waichman, Strayer University, and W.B. Mason.
Robert started working as a fashion model in 2010. He walked the runway for an array of emerging designers in fashion shows including Harlem’s Fashion Row, Queens Fashion Week, New Jersey Fashion Week, and Africa Fashion Week NY. In 2012, Robert landed his first print publication for Munaluchi Bridal. In 2013, Robert obtained agency representation and began doing more commercial work. Since then he has been featured in global print campaigns for Bank of America, Dell, Dixie and Samsung. In 2019, Robert is slated to appear in print campaigns for Carnival Cruise Line and United Healthcare.
Voice over work
Robert has recorded commercial voice over work for ESPN, Pepsi, and Under Armour.
Acting & Improv training
Robert attended T. Schreiber Studio & Theater in New York City and completed their acting conservatory program where he trained with Bob Verlaque (acting technique), Page Clements (vocal coach), Carol Reynolds (body dynamics), Peter Miner (on camera), and John Howard Swain (commercial acting). Robert also studied improv technique at the Magnet Theater with Armando Diaz and Elana Fishbein.
Robert was born in Brooklyn, New York City. He is the first son of Leonie and George Robert who are Caribbean immigrants from Jamaica and Panama, respectively. Robert entered kindergarten in Bronx, NY, attended grade school in White Plains, NY, and graduated from Ossining High School.
Robert enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps upon graduating high school in 1993. He completed bootcamp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, and Marine Combat Training at Camp Geiger, North Carolina, where he was placed in Personal Administrative School at Camp Johnson, North Carolina.
Robert was assigned to the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing as a correspondence clerk in the Wing Adjutant office at Cherry Point, NC. In 1996, he was assigned to a Joint Task Force to provide secure transportation for athletes and dignitaries during the Olympic Games in Atlanta, GA. Later that year he was assigned to the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing as a motor transport NCO in the Commanding General’s office in Okinawa, Japan.
After four years of active duty, Robert transitioned into the Individual Ready Reserves. His personal decorations include an Army Achievement Medal and a Navy Achievement medal. Robert was honorably discharged from the U.S. Marine Corps in 2001.
After the Marines and prior to becoming an actor, Robert spent twelve years working in the corporate sector. He worked in retail sales for Citibank and the Bose Corporation. He also worked as a security professional for IBM, Philip Morris, and MeadWestvaco (now known as WestRock). Robert held licenses to sell life insurance and real estate in New York State.
Robert graduated with a B.B.A from Pace University.