Robin Thomas

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This article is about the actor. For the graph theorist, see Robin Thomas (mathematician).
Robin Thomas
Born Robin Thomas Grossman
(1949-02-12) February 12, 1949 (age 65)
Carlisle, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Occupation Actor, Sculptor

Robin Thomas (aka: ROBIN THOMAS GROSSMAN ) Changed his professional name to his birth name Robin Thomas Grossman in 2014 (born February 12, 1949) is an American film, television and theater actor.

Thomas' best-known television roles are as Mark Singleton in the soap opera Another World (1983–85), and as Geoffrey Wells on the 1980s series Who's the Boss?. He has also had recurring roles in series such as Murphy Brown (as Jake Lowenstein), Matlock (as a prosecutor), Life Unexpected (as Lux Cassidy's paternal grandfather, Jack Bazile) and The Division (as Louis Perillo). He has appeared in such films as Pacific Rim, About Last Night..., The Contender, Summer School, The Banger Sisters, and Off the Grid (due 2014). He has appeared in over 90 television series from Misfits of Science, Midnight Caller, Party of Five, Pacific Blue, Queer as Folk, Murphy Brown, Life UnXpected, NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, CSI, CSI:Miami, CSI:NY, Criminal Minds, Franklin & Bash, Castle and Cleaners (Crackle.com) to name a few.

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Born Robin Thomas Grossman in Carlisle, Pennsylvania; while in school at Susquehanna Township Junior High, he was awarded 1st Place at the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science for his multi-year project entitled "The X-Irradiation of Tribolium confusm", continuing his education he earned a BFA from Carnegie-Mellon University, later moving to New York. He spent his early years in New York as a sculptor, creating kinetic works employing plexiglas, stainless steel, teflon, water, oil, air, pumps, motors, and lights. His works were exhibited at The Huntsville Museum of Art, The Three Rivers Arts Festival, The Westchester Art Invitational, various galleries in SoHo, and was invited to create works for Tiffany's windows, NYC for two consecutive years. While in NY he started a construction company renovating lofts and apartments to augment his income as an artist. Mr. Thomas has two children from his marriage in 1980. He is currently divorced. He presently lives in Los Angeles, CA.

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