Born in Brooklyn, NY, Robb Skyler got his start in show business as a stand-up comic in his late 20s. He toured comedy clubs, universities, and did stand up for corporate gigs for 10 years before deciding to pursue his real passion, acting.
Now a veteran in the industry, Skyler resume includes Forrest Gump, Along Came Polly, Arrested Development, Curb Your Enthusiasm, 2 Broke Girls, Monk, NYPD Blue, and more.
You can now catch his epic role in Hands of Stone, a film that tells the story of legendary boxer Roberto Duran (Edgar Ramirez) and his trainer Ray Arcel (Robert DeNiro), that had hit theaters August 26th. Robb Skyler portrays Howard Cosell, a sports broadcaster who announced all the major boxing matches of the 60s, 70s, and 80s.
“Cosell was also the one who informed the world, during the middle of a boxing match, that John Lennon had been killed.”