Tanner Cohen

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Tanner Cohen
Occupation Actor, singer
Years active 2006–present

Tanner Cohen is an American stage, film and television actor, and singer.

Career[edit]

In 2006, Cohen appeared as Tad Becker in five episodes of the American soap opera As The World Turns.[1][2] He appeared alongside Uma Thurman and Evan Rachel Wood in the 2007 thriller The Life Before Her Eyes.[2][3] In 2008, he made his leading film debut as Timothy in Were the World Mine, an independent musical film, based on A Midsummer Night's Dream. He also contributed to the soundtrack.[2][3][4][5][6] He had taken voice lessons for a year.[6]

In 2010, Cohen appeared opposite Andy Ridings in "Over and Over", a play produced as part of the New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC). The play ran from August 18 to August 28 at the Studio @ Cherry Lane. The play also ran from September 9 through 25 as part of The FringeNYC Encore Series.[7][8][9]

In 2013, Cohen appeared in his second movie Getting Go: The Go Doc Project taking the role of a shy college grad who devises to shoot a documentary about the New York City nightlife scene to meet the go-go guy Matthew Camp he's obsessed with.

Personal life[edit]

Cohen is Jewish.[10] He graduated from UCLA in 2009, and is openly gay.[11] His brother, David Oliver Cohen, is a television actor.[1][12]

In 2010, he recorded and posted a video in connection with the It Gets Better Project and The Trevor Project.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "As The World Turns (1956): Cast". Premiere.com. Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., Inc. Retrieved 2 Nov 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c "Filmography - Tanner Cohen". Premiere.com. Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., Inc. Retrieved 2 Nov 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Tanner Cohen Filmography". Fandango Movies. Comcast Digital Entertainment. Retrieved 2 Nov 2010. 
  4. ^ Villarreal, Phil (12 Feb 2009). "Gay teen comedy something special". Arizona Daily Star (Tucson, Arizona: Lee Enterprises). Caliente section, p. 11. ISSN 0888-546X. OCLC 2949521. Retrieved 2 Nov 2010. 
  5. ^ Weissberg, Jay (29 Apr 2008). "Were the World Mine". Variety. Los Angeles, CA: Reed Business Information. Retrieved 2 Nov 2010. 
  6. ^ a b Gustafson, Tom (Director, interviewee); Cohen, Tanner (actor, interviewee); Becker, Nathaniel David (actor, interviewee) (3 May 2008). The boys from "Were The World Mine". Miami, Florida. Retrieved 2 Nov 2010. 
  7. ^ "FringeNYC Show Listings". FringeNYC. New York City, NY: The Present Theatre Company, Inc. Archived from the original on 25 Sep 2010. Retrieved 25 Sep 2010. 
  8. ^ "No Hope Productions". Current Events. New York City, NY: No Hope Productions. Archived from the original on 25 Sep 2010. Retrieved 25 Sep 2010. 
  9. ^ Peikert, Mark (19 August 2010). "Over and Over". Back Stage: The Actor's Resource. New York City, NY: Back Stage (NYC). Retrieved 25 Sep 2010. 
  10. ^ "tanner cohen @tarzancohen". New York City, New York. December 25, 2010. Retrieved April 13, 2012. 
  11. ^ Hartinger, Brent (21 Nov 2008). "Best. Gay. Week. Ever. (November 21, 2008)". AfterElton.com. New York: LOGOonline.com. Retrieved 19 Oct 2014. 
  12. ^ "Filmography - David Oliver Cohen". Premiere.com. Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., Inc. Retrieved 2 Nov 2010. 
  13. ^ Cohen, Tanner (11 Oct 2010). It Gets Better: Tanner Cohen. New York City, New York. Retrieved 2 Nov 2010. 

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