Rod Knoll

Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Daredevil (2016) | Bull (2016) | The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1991)
AKA 
Rodney Knoll
BORN 
May 5, 1965 (age 53)
HEIGHT 
5' 7" (1.70m)
GUILDS *
SAG-AFTRA | Demo reel is at www.rodsreel.com
ETHNICITY *
Caucasian
HAIR *
Brown (Receding)
EYES *
Hazel
WEIGHT *
185 lbs
PHYSIQUE *
Athletic
UNIQUE TRAITS *
Proficient in pronouncing and understanding medical, legal and scientific terminology
VANITY URL *
https://www.imdb.me/rodknoll
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Projects in Development (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (8 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for BullBull (TV Series) Arthur Jolene (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for DaredevilDaredevil (TV Series) Owner (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Port CharlesPort Charles (TV Series) Orderly (3 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998–1999 3
  • Primary photo for Days of Our LivesDays of Our Lives (TV Series) Elf #4 (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Big DealBig Deal (TV Series) Accountant #2 (1 episode)  Less 1996–  1
    • Episode #1.2 Accountant #2 (as Rodney Knoll)  Less
  • Primary photo for General HospitalGeneral Hospital (TV Series) Orderly / Bellhop (4 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994–1996 4
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  • Primary photo for Valley of the DollsValley of the Dolls (TV Series) Commercial camera crew (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
    • Episode #1.27 (Jul 19, 1994) Commercial camera crew (as Rodney Knoll)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Fresh Prince of Bel-AirThe Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) Aligaroo (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
    • 72 Hours (Mar 11, 1991) Aligaroo (as Rodney Knoll)  Less
Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for America's Funniest Home VideosAmerica's Funniest Home Videos (TV Series) Nerdy Sketch Player (2 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991–1993
    • Episode #4.19 (Mar 14, 1993) Nerdy Sketch Player (as Rodney Knoll)  Less
    • Episode #3.7 (Nov 3, 1991) Nerdy Sketch Player (as Rodney Knoll)  Less

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RESUME DETAILS
  • * LATEST NEWS:

    Rod Knoll just filmed a co-star role on the upcoming second season of the hit HBO series, "The Deuce"!

    DEMO REEL AND CLIPS

    Rod's current dramatic demo reel is at the following link:

    www.rodsreel.com

    Comedic, older demo reel clips of Rod and additional older demo reel clips are also here on IMDB at the following link:

    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2647863/videogallery

    Rod's ACTORSACCESS/BREAKDOWNEXPRESS PROFILE is at the following link:

    http://resumes.breakdownexpress.com/rodknoll

    BIO

    Rod Knoll gets cast as nerdy, "square" nebbishes and academic/professorial characters like "Arthur Jolene", the nerdy, fastidious bird watcher and "problem" juror he played on an episode of "Bull" on CBS and his role as the nerdy, helpless pet store owner on an episode of Marvel's "Daredevil" series on Netflix. Rod grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania and is of "Pennsylvania Dutch" (German) descent.

    In a career spanning 30 years in the business on stage and screen, things have come full circle for Rod now that he is starting to play older character roles in his professional career. Rod got the acting bug very early and did every school play he could. He played the role of "Gandalf" in "The Hobbit" at age 13 along with more old men roles in high school productions of "The Diary of Anne Frank", "No, No, Nanette", "Brigadoon" and "South Pacific". After all these roles, Rod knew of course that he was destined to be a character actor.

    Rod's first TV role was on NBC's "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" playing a preppy friend of "Carlton" and member of the ultra-preppy high school glee club called the "Alligaroos" at the Bel-Air Academy.

    Rod is proud of his deep roots in the theater. While still in his early 20's, Rod received critical acclaim when he garnered rave reviews for his most notable theater work: playing the comedic leading role of "Eugene Jerome", the alter-ego of a young version of writer Neil Simon, in several stage productions of Simon's semi-autobiographical play "Brighton Beach Memoirs" and its sequel, "Biloxi Blues". Prior to that, Rod had spent several years doing community theater as a teenager, including acting in several shows that were directed by future Broadway Director Eric Schaeffer.

    Rod's training in acting has been diverse and long-term. Rod spent many years studying various techniques and approaches to acting under many acting teachers, starting with private and group acting classes way back while he was still in high school. Rod then moved to New York City at the age of 18 right after high school to study acting at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Through NYU, Rod spent several years starting just before the mid 1980s studying with several first generation Michael Chekhov and Strasberg teachers who by that time were teaching a wide variety of acting techniques.

    Rod is currently based in New York City.

    ACTING TRAINING:

    NEW YORK UNIVERSITY/TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS: MICHAEL CHEKHOV STUDIO, NEW YORK, NY- ACTING TEACHERS: FIRST GENERATION Chekhov teachers Felicity Mason and others

    NEW YORK UNIVERSITY/TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, NEW YORK, NY- ACTING TEACHERS (all FIRST GENERATION Strasberg teachers): Geoffrey Horne, Fred Sadoff, David Gideon, Irma Sandrey, Hope Arthur, Harv Dean and others

    NEW YORK UNIVERSITY/TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, NEW YORK, NY; VIOLA SPOLIN TECHNIQUE- Teacher: Judi West

    NEW YORK UNIVERSITY/TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, NEW YORK, NY; MOVEMENT FOR ACTORS- Teacher: Anna Sokolow

    FOLLOW ROD

    Rod Knoll on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/rodknoll
    Rod Knoll on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rodknoll
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