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Robin Lord Taylor Biography

Updated On 23 Apr, 2018 Published On 23 Apr, 2018
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Facts of Robin Lord Taylor

Date of Birth :
Age : 44 years old
Family Name : Lord
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Gemini
Height : 5 Feet 6 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Robin Lord Taylor

What is Robin Lord Taylor marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Robin Lord Taylor have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Robin Lord Taylor having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Robin Lord Taylor Gay ? Yes

American actor and director, Robin Lord Taylor is currently portraying the character of Oswald Cobblepot in American crime drama television series, Gotham. He is also known for his appearances in Accepted (2006), Another Earth (2011) and Would You Rather (2012).

Taylor’s performances in Gotham highly praised by Esquire magazine, and The Wall Street Journal. He is openly gay and is married to Production designer Richard Dibella in 2011. 

Early Life and Education of Robin Lord Taylor

Robin Lord Taylor was born on 4th June 1978 in Shueyville, Iowa, the U.S. He belongs to white-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality.

Robin Lord Taylor

Robin Lord Taylor as a freshman at Solon High School
Source: The Des Moines Register

Taylor was born to Robert Harmon Taylor and Mary Susan (née Stamy) Taylor. He has an older sister named Susan Taylor Chehak, who is an author.

Taylor did his schooling at the Solon High School. He then joined the Northwestern University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in theatre in 2000. Taylor also went to architecture camp at the Washington University in St. Louis as a kid.

Robin Lord Taylor’s Career

Robin Lord Taylor has played iconic roles in the number of movies as well as television series. He made his television debuted through the 2005 American police procedural and legal drama television series, Law & Order. The same year, he also was also cast in a Short film, Jesus Children of America as Mike.

In 2006, Taylor worked in three movies, Pitch, The House is Burning and Accepted. He also co-created and co-starred with Billy Eichner in Creative Nation, a live talk show, at the 2008 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.


Taylor then made his appearances in several movies, Step Up 3D, Another Earth, The Melancholy Fantastic, Cold Comes the Night, Full Dress whereas his TV credits Person of Interest, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Walking Dead, and among others.  

Moreover, Taylor also worked in 2016 action-adventure stealth video game, Dishonored 2. Billy Lush was replaced by Robin Lord Taylor in the video game. The next year, he also was also featured in Dishonored: Death of the Outsider.

The Long Home is Taylor’s upcoming indie drama film. In the movie, he is cast along with Josh Hutcherson, Zoe Levin, Tim Blake Nelson and many others. He also currently starring in American crime drama television series, Gotham as Oswald Cobblepot or Penguin.

Robin Lord Taylor’s Net worth

Robin Lord Taylor has an estimated net worth of $6 million as per some sources. As per some online sources, he earned the salary of $17,500 per episode from the American crime drama television series, Gotham.

Moreover, the average income of American director is $92,220 per year. So, might be he earned the same amount. Taylor has been a part of a number of box office movies some of them are listed below

  • Accepted (2006)

Budget- $23 million

Box office-collection- $38.5 million

IMDB rating- 6.5

Starring- Justin Long, Blake Lively, Anthony Heald, and Jonah Hill

  • Step Up 3D (2010)

Budget- $30 million

Box office-collection- $159.3 million

IMDB rating- 6.2

Starring- Rick Malambri, Sharni Vinson, Adam Sevani, and Alyson Stoner

  • Another Earth (2011)

Budget- $100000

Box office-collection- $1.8 million

IMDB rating- 7

Starring- Brit Marling, William Mapother, Rupert Reid, and Richard Berendzen

Robin Lord Taylor’s Personal life 

Robin Lord Taylor is in a marital relationship with Production designer Richard Dibella since 2011. It has been more than seven years, the pair is married and has been together since 2004.  

Richard Dibella

Robin with his husband, Richard Dibella

Taylor is quite secretive about his personal life. He didn’t even reveal his wedding date until 2016 when he tweeted,

“Five years ago today, I married the greatest man I’ve ever met. We are proud and unafraid. #LoveIsLove,”

Taylor has lived in Manhattan, New York since 2000. He is close friends with comedian Billy Eichner, who is known for his performances in Hulu’s Difficult People and Parks & Recreation.  

Let's check out the interview of Robin Lord Taylor, talks about "Gotham"

Robin Lord Taylor Married

Marriage with Richard Dibella

Robin Lord Taylor is in a marital relationship with Production designer Richard Dibella since 2011. It has been more than seven years since the pair is married. They have been together since 2004.

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