Jake Robinson is a talented newcomer who has risen quickly in the film and television ranks, having recently been cast in one of the lead roles in the new NBC series ODYSSEY. Jake will be playing the role of social activist Harrison Walters and this innovative global conspiracy drama will be premiering in early 2015.
Jake was born and raised in Ohio, where he was introduced to acting in his hometown, Loveland, a suburb of Cincinnati. After attending St. Xavier high school where he caught the acting bug and performed in numerous plays and musicals, Jake attended Otterbein University in Columbus Ohio, where he earned his BFA in Acting and graduated in 2012.
Upon moving to New York City, Jake immediately started working as an actor doing a series of independent features. He then appeared on the NBC series SMASH in a recurring role, and went on to the important recurring role of “Bennett Wilcox” in the CW series “The Carrie Diaries” as well as HBO’s “The Leftovers”.
Jake’s New York stage credits include August Strindbergs “The Stronger”, as well as readings of “Dead Poets Society” directed by John Doyle, and “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil” directed by Rob Ashford.
Aside from Jake’s passion for acting, he is an avid basketball player.