Robbie Gee

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Robbie Gee
Born (1964-03-24) 24 March 1964 (age 53)
Occupation Actor, comedian
Years active 1988–present

Robbie Gee (born 24 March 1964) is a Black British actor, best known for his Desmond's character "Lee Stanley", for appearing in Guy Ritchie's crime caper Snatch, and for his comedy roles in TV series like The Real McCoy and The Crouches. He also appeared in the movie Mean Machine, playing "Trojan", Pirates of the Caribbean as "Shrimper", Underworld as "Kahn", and Dead Man Running as Curtis (Alongside 50 Cent).

Robbie Gee has been starring in films and TV series for the past 30 years and is now one of the country’s most recognisable faces.

Robbie is a founding member of GeeStor and along with Eddie Nestor makes up one half of the comedy circuit's most in-demand and enduring partnerships.

Together, they have written for TV, travelled and worked in places as varied as Jamaica and Spain, and hosted some of the biggest and most prestigious music and social events in the country.

Robbie and Eddie compere, play music, perform comedy sketches and their hugely successful gameshow A Wha Me A Go Win? is still selling out to audiences around the United Kingdom 15 years after it started.

Career[edit]

Hosting[edit]

He hosted, alongside Eddie Nestor, the Imperial College Indian Society's annual "East Meets West" charity show in 2007 and 2008. The show in both years was one of the most successful and popular charity shows in the UK, drawing over 1,750 people to the prestigious London Palladium in 2008.[citation needed]

Television and movies[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Robbie believes passionately in charity. In addition to hosting the GeeStor Annual Fun Day Summer Scorch, mentoring for the Rudolph Walker InterSchool Drama Awards and hosting the annual sell-out show in aid of Kwahu Tafo in Ghana at the Hackney Empire, Robbie also spends every Christmas morning serving in a soup kitchen, something he says reminds him of how lucky he is. He recently took part in GeeStor’s epic fundraising journey Silimanjaro, where Eddie & Lisa Nestor, Dave McQueen and Sarah Moore climbed Kilimanjaro in aid of 4 charities. Robbie was unable to make the climb, which in the documentary The Road to Silimanjaro he attributed to eating too much McDonald's food. He did, however, make a massive contribution in helping to raise £40,000 for the four charities.

Robbie is a dedicated football enthusiast, having performed in films like Mike Bassett: England Manager, Mean Machine and Channel 4’s The Manageress. He recently starred in Cuffs alongside Ashley Walters on the BBC and The Frankenstein Chronicles with Sean Bean on ITV Encore.

He is a qualified football coach and regularly coaches for Arsenal around the world.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Green, Kris (17 September 2009). "EXCLUSIVE: Robbie Gee to guest in 'EastEnders'". Digital Spy. Retrieved 17 September 2009. 
  2. ^ Green, Kris (17 September 2009). "EXCLUSIVE: Robbie Gee joins Frankenstein Chronicles". ITV. Retrieved 17 September 2009. 
  3. ^ Green, Kris (17 September 2009). "EXCLUSIVE: Robbie Gee joins Frankenstein Chronicles". Dread Central. Retrieved 17 September 2009. 

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