About Anne Bobby
Award-winning actress, author and voice artist Anne Bobby made her professional debut Off-Broadway at the age of 14. A Presidential Scholar In The Arts, Anne attended BADA, Oxford University and NYU, where she double majored in Anthropology and Classics. A YoungArts finalist in theatre, she has spoken extensively on behalf of the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts.
Her theater credits include Tom Stoppard’s "The Real Thing" (with Jeremy Irons, directed by Mike Nichols), "Hurlyburly" (also directed By Nichols), George Furth’s "Precious Sons" (with Ed Harris and Judith Ivey), "Black Comedy" (with Brian Murray, Peter MacNichol and Kate Mulgrew), "Smile" (Marvin Hamlisch, music), Alan Aykbourn’s "Communicating Doors" (replacing Mary Louise Parker), the first off Broadway revivals of Steven Schwartz’s "Godspell" and Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Merrily we Roll Along’ (also cast album), Hal Prince’s "3hree" (Los Angeles), Alan Menken’s ‘The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz’ and "I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change" both in New York and San Francisco.
Television credits include "‘Mad About You", "Children of the Bride" (and 2 sequels), Steven Bochco’s legendary experimental "Cop Rock," the Miniseries of Scot Turow’s "The Burden of Proof", "What the Deaf Man Heard" (with Claire Bloom and Matthew Modine), several episodes of "Law and Order’" and "Gabriel’s Fire" (With James Earl Jones). Among her films: "Beautiful Girls" (with Timothy Hutton, Uma Thurman and Natalie Portman), Clive Barker’s "Nightbreed", the Oscar-winning "Born on the 4th of July" (Oliver Stone, Tome Cruise), the Indie classic "Happiness" (Todd Solandz, Philip Seymour Hoffman), "The Pickup Artist" (Robert Downey Jr) and Bonfire Film’s adaptation of Stephen King’s “Suffer The Little Children”, for which she received the Best Actress award at the Horror Hound Film Festival.
A successful voice artist, Anne has thousands of commercials and radio plays to her credit and is the voice of dozens of audio books (including the Award-winning "Harriet The Spy" series) and games (including the award-winning "Bio Shock"). She has served on the National Board of SAG-AFTRA, and received special commendation for her efforts during that union’s commercial strike.
Anne has devoted over twenty-five years to the cause of animal rescue; her work has resulted in two non-fiction works: "Love Me Or Leash Me" and "Best Friend For Life: 75 Simple Ways To Make Me a Happy, Healthy and Well Behaved Dog" (Forwarded by Neil Gaiman, Black Dog and Leventhal/Workman, publishers for both).
She is also the co-author of "That Woman: Rebecca West Remembers", a solo show that she co-wrote with West’s Niece, which she performed Off-Broadway and toured Amsterdam and The Hague. Her first short film as a screenwriter, "Disposophobia" (also Executive Producer and co-star with Barbara Rosenblatt) premiered at the Sanford International Film Festival, where it was nominated for Best Screenplay.
She is also creator of Media Barista, an online “cafe” dedicated to under-reported news; currently on Twitter and Instagram (@media_barista for both) and Facebook (https://m.facebook.com/yourdailynewsshot/), Media Barista will be launching its own website and podcast this spring.
Anne is also currently developing an early fiction into a miniseries, and working on the fourth in her sell-out cabaret series.
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