Position: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Acting
Employed Since: Fall 2023
B.A., George Mason University
Jesse Robinson is an actor, producer and comedian who grew up in nearby Clarke County, Virginia.
As a SAG-AFTRA actor, Jesse’s on-screen credits include principal roles for Netflix, ABC/ESPN, Apple TV+, CBS and Discovery+. His national commercial credits include Geico, Buffalo Wild Wings and Bethesda Games. Jesse also served as Christian Bale’s body double during his Academy Award-nominated portrayal of Dick Cheney in Adam McKay’s “Vice.”
Having spent the last half decade working in television in Los Angeles, Jesse has story-produced an ARTAS-nominated series for Crackle, and served as a writer-producer for two lifestyle series that aired weekly on CBS affiliates. Jesse has also written and produced several short/feature length projects in partnership with the Los Angeles Young Actors Camp program.
As a stand up comedian, Jesse has played in L.A. venues like the Comedy Store and HaHa Club, featuring for Damon Wayans, Jeff Garlin, Mindy Rickles, Jimmy O. Yang and more. In Washington, D.C., he was named Laugh Index Theatre’s 2017 Comedian of the Year.
Jesse graduated with a degree in media production and criticism, minor in acting, from George Mason University, where he was the President of the Mason Improv Association, and named the school’s Broadcaster of the Year in 2014 and Alumni Spotlight recipient in 2021. In addition to teaching, Jesse currently operates a Virginia-based TV/film production company.