Bob Downing

Bob Downing is a Seattle-based actor who has performed with the Seattle Shakespeare Company, 14/48 Theater Festival, Greenstage, Dacha Theatre, the Shattered Glass Project, InD Theatre, Bainbridge Performing Arts, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, Ghostlight Theatricals, ACT1 Theatre, the Lesser-Known Players, and others.

Bob started acting at age 11 and grew up to become a Shakespeare fanatic who loves to play the king. He is known for his original solo work The New Shakespearience Presents Julius Caesar, which was called “fresh, enjoyable … quite relevant” by Bahar Karlidag in

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“One of the standouts in the cast, Downing made interesting choices and invested fully in all of them. His Wall was terrific.”–anonymous Gregory Awards nominator commenting on Bob’s role in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

“Wonderfully haughty” (as the Professor in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)) and “wonderfully dour” (as Don John in Much Ado About Nothing.)–Michael Moore of the Kitsap Sun.


Personal features
  • Job Title: Actor
  • Weight: 180
  • Height: 6'1"
  • Hair: Blonde/balding
  • Eyes: Blue
  • Vocal Range: Tenor-Bass
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Pronouns: He/Him
  • Industry: Theatre
  • Main Profession: Actor
  • Age Range: 38 - 60
  • Race or Ethnicity: White
  • Union Affiliation: EMC
  • Side professions: Singer/Vocalist
  • Plays autoharp
  • Fluent in Spanish
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