Todd Alexander Cohen

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Todd Alexander Cohen
BornTodd Cohen
1979 (age 3839)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor, writer, director
Years active 1986–1993

Todd Alexander (born Todd Cohen; 1979) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Rob Baker on the PBS kids' show Ghostwriter from 1992 to 1993.

PBS Public television network in the United States

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor. It is a nonprofit organization and the most prominent provider of educational television programming to public television stations in the United States, distributing series such as American Experience, America's Test Kitchen, Antiques Roadshow, Arthur, Downton Abbey, Finding Your Roots, Frontline, The Magic School Bus, Masterpiece, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, Nature, Nova, the PBS NewsHour, Sesame Street, and This Old House.

<i>Ghostwriter</i> (TV series) television series

Ghostwriter is an American children's mystery television series created by Liz Nealon and produced by the Children's Television Workshop and BBC Television. It began airing on PBS on October 4, 1992, and the final episode aired on February 12, 1995. The series revolves around a close-knit circle of friends from Brooklyn who solve neighborhood crimes and mysteries as a team of young detectives with the help of an invisible ghost named Ghostwriter. Ghostwriter can communicate with the kids only by manipulating whatever text and letters he can find and using them to form words and sentences. The series was filmed on location in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.


Other work

He appeared in the 1989 movie Lean on Me , a role in the comedy series Kate & Allie, and a handful of kid-related commercial appearances.

<i>Lean on Me</i> (film) 1989 film by John G. Avildsen

Lean on Me is a 1989 American biographical drama film written by Michael Schiffer, directed by John G. Avildsen and starring Morgan Freeman. Lean on Me is loosely based on the story of Joe Louis Clark, a real life inner city high school principal in Paterson, New Jersey, whose school is at risk of being taken over by the New Jersey state government unless students improve their test scores on the New Jersey Minimum Basic Skills Test. This film's title refers to the 1972 Bill Withers song of the same name. Parts of the film, including the elementary school scenes, were filmed in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.

<i>Kate & Allie</i> American sitcom

Kate & Allie is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from March 19, 1984 to May 22, 1989, starring Susan Saint James and Jane Curtin as two divorced women, both with children, who decide to live together in the same house. The series was created by Sherry Coben.

Personal life

After leaving PBS, Todd worked on a few commercials but mainly focused on school and a personal life. He graduated from New York University in 2002. [1] He is currently working behind the camera as a writer and director.

New York University private research university in New York, NY, United States

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