Robert Olsen is a comedian whose quick wit and every man persona makes him an ideal candidate for a myriad of roles. Though a natural comedian, Robert is a classically trained actor who can also play serious and villainous roles as well. He has thrived in the theatre, starred in web-series’, booked commercials, and films.
Robert was a star principal in the terrific VR feature, “Long Distance Trip.” He was also nominated for the Irene Ryan Scholarship at Santa Monica College for his role of The Engineer, in “Miss Saigon.” Robert is currently starring in numerous episodes of the web-series’ “The Andy and Robby Show” and “Beer Pong Coach.” And most recently, worked on a very funny online pretzel commercial for Eastern Standard Provisions Co.
Robert had studied Shakespeare and history of the theatre in High School and College. For the past few years, he was attending the Groundlings School of Improv. He had also excelled at Killian’s Commercial Workshop, where he was top of the class, four weeks, running. And he was just accepted into the prestigious Baron Brown Studio in Santa Monica, where he will began his training in the Meisner technique to continue his acting growth.
Although focused on the craft of acting, Robert has a big love of animals, as he is a member of the ASPCA. He has a wonderful dog named Princess Leia, a cat named Cheese, and two guinea pigs, Butters and Snoopy. He can play several instruments including the guitar, drums, and trumpet. He loves watching and playing sports, including football, baseball, and hockey. And he is a big fan of discovering restaurants and new cuisines.
Robert Olsen is determined and working hard to make his way onto the big and small screen with any project involving some of his favorites, Jim Carrey and/or Adam Sandler! Or, of course, hopes to be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Excelsior!