Robert Maschio

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Star on Desertion

Born:

8/25/1966, Syosset, Long Island

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  • Maschio originated from Syosset Long Island and still maintains ties with his home town and family. He studied at Syosset High School. and then Columbia University in New York City, graduating in 1988.

    He has three brothers - Michael a novelist, Patrick, a writer of short stories and screenplays and John, a musician. The brothers live in and around New York.

    When landing the role of The Todd on Scrubs Maschio not only relied on his college training but often uses often thinks of Michael Richard and his work with the character "Kramer" on Seinfeld.

    Originally beginning his career in stand up comedy, Maschio later moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting and has since appeared in Spin City , As The World Turns and Scrubs -to name a few.

    Given his background in comedy, screenwriting and acting, Maschio plans to expand his career further, looking forward to playing more challenging and diverse roles.

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    Birth Name:

    Robert Maschio

    Gender:

    Male

    Birth Place:

    Syosset, Long Island

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    • Robert Maschio: (about senior year in college) I started getting into musical theatre. I did Pippin, The Mystery of Edward Drewd, Anything Goes, and by the end of senior year I was totally gay.

    • Robert Maschio: I had so many miniature golf dates when I was growing up. Unfortunately every one of those miniature golf dates ended the same way: with me and my date under a windmill, on Hole 9.

    • Robert Maschio: Ken Jenkins is so old, every time he breaks wind, i think he's going to break a hip.

    • Robert Maschio: Let me tell you something about my golf game: It's not good. It's spectacular.

    • Robert Maschio: (about his ex-girlfriend, Lauren Graham) She pushed me to pursue comedy and theater because it seemed to be something I was good at. That is how I got started.

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    • Robert Maschio joined the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, where he was taught acting by Sanford Meisner, who developed the Meisner technique.

    • The Comedy Rap debut of Robert Maschio took place on 6th December 2007 with "The Todd Song" video at www.robertmaschio.com.

    • Robert Maschio's father is a lawyer.

    • Robert Maschio is left-handed.

    • Robert's tattoo in the television show Scrubs that his character, Todd "The Todd" Quinlan, has on his arm that says "DOC" is not real. The tattoo is stamped on before he films his scenes, and then it is filled in.

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