Tanner Cohen is an American stage, film and television actor, and singer.

Career

In 2006, Cohen appeared as Tad Becker in five episodes of the American soap opera As the World Turns.[1][2] He appeared alongside Uma Thurman and Evan Rachel Wood in the 2007 thriller The Life Before Her Eyes.[2][3] In 2008, he made his leading film debut as Timothy in Were the World Mine, an independent musical film, based on A Midsummer Night's Dream. He also contributed to the soundtrack.[2][3][4][5][6] He had taken voice lessons for a year.[6]

In 2010, Cohen appeared opposite Andy Ridings in "Over and Over", a play produced as part of the New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC). The play ran from August 18 to August 28 at the Studio @ Cherry Lane. The play also ran from September 9 through 25 as part of The FringeNYC Encore Series.[7][8][9]

Matthew Camp and Tanner Cohen(left)

In 2013, Cohen appeared in his second movie Getting Go: The Go Doc Project taking the role of a shy college grad who devises to shoot a documentary about the New York City nightlife scene to meet the go-go guy Matthew Camp he's obsessed with.

Personal life

Cohen is Jewish.[10] He graduated from UCLA in 2009, and is openly gay.[11] His brother, David Oliver Cohen, is a television actor.[1][12]

In 2010, he recorded and posted a video in connection with the It Gets Better Project and The Trevor Project.[13]

References

  1. ^ a b "As The World Turns (1956): Cast". Premiere.com. Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., Inc. Retrieved 2 Nov 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c "Filmography - Tanner Cohen". Premiere.com. Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., Inc. Retrieved 2 Nov 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Tanner Cohen Filmography". Fandango Movies. Comcast Digital Entertainment. Retrieved 2 Nov 2010. 
  4. ^ Villarreal, Phil (12 Feb 2009). "Gay teen comedy something special". Arizona Daily Star. Tucson, Arizona: Lee Enterprises. Caliente section, p. 11. ISSN 0888-546X. OCLC 2949521. Retrieved 2 Nov 2010. 
  5. ^ Weissberg, Jay (29 Apr 2008). "Were the World Mine". Variety. Los Angeles, CA: Reed Business Information. Retrieved 2 Nov 2010. 
  6. ^ a b Gustafson, Tom (Director, interviewee); Cohen, Tanner (actor, interviewee); Becker, Nathaniel David (actor, interviewee) (3 May 2008). The boys from "Were The World Mine". Miami, Florida. Retrieved 2 Nov 2010. 
  7. ^ "FringeNYC Show Listings". FringeNYC. New York City, NY: The Present Theatre Company, Inc. Archived from the original on 25 Sep 2010. Retrieved 25 Sep 2010. 
  8. ^ "No Hope Productions". Current Events. New York City, NY: No Hope Productions. Archived from the original on 25 Sep 2010. Retrieved 25 Sep 2010. 
  9. ^ Peikert, Mark (19 August 2010). "Over and Over". Back Stage: The Actor's Resource. New York City, NY: Back Stage (NYC). Retrieved 25 Sep 2010. 
  10. ^ "tanner cohen @tarzancohen". New York City, New York. December 25, 2010. Retrieved April 13, 2012. 
  11. ^ Hartinger, Brent (21 Nov 2008). "Best. Gay. Week. Ever. (November 21, 2008)". AfterElton.com. New York: LOGOonline.com. Retrieved 19 Oct 2014. 
  12. ^ "Filmography - David Oliver Cohen". Premiere.com. Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., Inc. Retrieved 2 Nov 2010. 
  13. ^ Cohen, Tanner (11 Oct 2010). It Gets Better: Tanner Cohen. New York City, New York. Retrieved 2 Nov 2010.