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|Todd Alexander Cohen|
1979 (age 38–39)
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, writer, director|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.He is currently working behind the camera as a writer and director.
New York University (NYU) is a private research university spread throughout the world. Founded in 1831, NYU's historical campus is in Greenwich Village, New York City. As a global university, students can graduate from its degree-granting campuses in NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Shanghai, as well as study at its 12 academic centers in Accra, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Florence, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Paris, Prague, Sydney, Tel Aviv, and Washington, D.C.
Jay Scott Greenspan, known by his stage name Jason Alexander, is an American actor, voice actor, singer, comedian, and director.
Alexander Gordon Jump was an American actor best known as the clueless radio station manager Arthur "Big Guy" Carlson in the TV series WKRP in Cincinnati and the incompetent "Chief of Police Tinkler" in the sitcom Soap. Jump's most memorable guest starring role was on a two-part episode of the 1980s sitcom Diff'rent Strokes, in which he portrayed a pedophile who attempts to molest main characters Arnold and his friend, Dudley. He also played the "Maytag Repairman" in commercials for Maytag brand appliances, from 1989 until his retirement from the role in July 2003.
Hallie Todd is an American actress, producer and writer, who played Penny Waters on Brothers and Jo McGuire on Lizzie McGuire.
PBS Kids is the brand for most of the children's programming aired by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) in the United States. Some public television children's programs are not produced by PBS member stations or transmitted by PBS which is produced by independent public television distributors such as American Public Television are not labeled as "PBS Kids" programming, and it is mainly a programming block branding.
Peter Billingsley, also known as Peter Michaelsen and Peter Billingsley-Michaelsen, is an American actor, director, and producer, best known for his role as Ralphie in the 1983 movie A Christmas Story and as "Messy Marvin" in the Hershey's Chocolate Syrup commercials during the 1970s. He began his career as an infant in television commercials.
Michael Paul Lookinland is an American former actor. He is best known for his role as the youngest brother, Bobby Brady, on The Brady Bunch from 1969 until 1974.
Jonathan Alexander Prince is an American actor, director, screenwriter and movie producer.
DragonflyTV is a science education television series produced by Twin Cities Public Television, broadcast on most PBS stations. Seasons 1–4 were co-hosted by Michael Brandon Battle and Mariko Nakasone. Seasons 5–7 were hosted by Eric Artell and are produced in partnership with science museums. DragonflyTV was created in collaboration with Project Dragonfly at Miami University, which founded Dragonfly magazine, the first national magazine to feature children's investigations and discoveries. DragonflyTV pioneered a "real kids, real science" approach to children's science television and led to the development of the award-winning SciGirls television series. Reruns of DragonflyTV air in off-network syndication to allow commercial stations to meet federal E/I mandates. DragonflyTV returns to PBS Kids in 2018 as it reruns.
WordGirl is an American children's educational animated television series produced by the Soup2Nuts animation unit of Scholastic Entertainment for PBS Kids. The show began as a series of shorts entitled The Amazing Colossal Adventures of WordGirl that premiered on PBS Kids Go! on November 10, 2006, usually shown at the end of Maya & Miguel; the segment was then spun off into a new thirty-minute episodic series that premiered on September 3, 2007 on most PBS member stations. All four full-episode seasons each have twenty-six episodes, while the preceding series of shorts had thirty.
Philip Reeves is an American film and television actor and screenwriter. He is known for the roles of Charles Swedelson on the sitcom Girlfriends, new Vice President Andrew Doyle in HBO's Veep, as Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff General Krieger in Commander in Chief, and as Dr. Krieger in the Wayons' My Wife and Kids.
The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards were held on Friday, June 20, 2008 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, and were televised in the United States on ABC. As of 2017, this was the last Daytime Emmys telecast to air on ABC. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards were presented seven days earlier on June 13 at the Frederick P. Rose Hall.
The Magic School Bus is a Canadian-American Saturday morning animated children's television series, based on the book series of the same name by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen. The series has received critical acclaim for its use of celebrity talent and combining entertainment with an educational series. Broadcasting & Cable said the show was "among the highest-rated PBS shows for school-age children." A revival series titled The Magic School Bus Rides Again was released on Netflix on September 29, 2017.
Biz Kid$ is an educational television/sketch comedy/variety show that teaches financial education and entrepreneurship to babies, toddlers, kids, preteens and teens. It uses sketch comedy, musical guests, guest and special guest appearances, and young actors to explain basic economic concepts. Its motto is: "Where kids teach kids about money and business." It is like a PBS Kids Go! version of Almost Live!.
Todd Bosley is an American actor. Bosley lives in Los Angeles, California.
Leo Howard is an American actor and martial artist. He began his acting career at the age of seven, Howard is known for incorporating his karate skills into his feature film and television roles; as "Young Snake-Eyes" in the 2009 action film, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, as "Young Conan" in the 2011 fantasy film, Conan the Barbarian, and as Jack on the Disney XD comedy series, Kickin' It. Howard was certified as the youngest TV director ever by the Guinness World Records for his work on the episode "Fight at the Museum" in the fourth season of the Kickin' It TV series at age 16. He also played CeCe's rival Logan on Shake it Up in the third season.
Hayley Faith Negrin is an American actress, best known for her current voice work on the PBS Kids television series Peg + Cat.
Let's Go Luna! is an animated educational television series created by Emmy Award-winning animator Joe Murray and produced by Peter Hannan and is co-produced by 9 Story Media Group's Brown Bag Films for PBS Kids. Judy Greer provides the voice of the titular Luna. It is confirmed that there will be 38 half-hour episodes and a one-hour special. Each episode consists of two 11-minute story segments.
Millie Davis is a Canadian actress who is best known for her roles as Ms. O in the PBS Kids series Odd Squad, Summer in the film Wonder, and Gemma Hendrix in the series Orphan Black. She was nominated for a Best Actress award as Ms. O in Odd Squad: The Movie at the 5th Canadian Screen Awards and has been co-nominated with the Odd Squad cast for four additional awards, including winning the award for "Best Young Ensemble in a TV Series" at the 2015 Joey Awards.
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