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Robertmaschio

Robert Maschio as Bingo's owner in Dog Day Afternoon


Robert Maschio (born August 25, 1966) is an American actor. He is probably best known for playing Dr. Todd 'The Todd' Quinlan in the American comedy-drama Scrubs.
He played Bingo's owner in Dog Day Afternoon.


Early lifeEdit

Maschio was born in New York but grew up in Syosset, Long Island where he attended Syosset High School. After high school, he enrolled at Columbia University in New York City, graduating in 1988. In his senior year he began performing musical theater, appearing in plays such as Pippin, Anything Goes, and The Mystery of Edwin Drood. After college, Robert joined the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, where he studied acting under Sanford Meisner, developer of the Meisner technique. After leaving the Playhouse, he began a theatre career in New York, appearing in plays at the Synchronicity Space, the Actor's Studio and The American Place Theatre, during which time he started writing and performing his own stand-up comedy.

CareerEdit

After making guest appearances on various TV shows such as Bram and Alice, he eventually found fame playing "Dr. Todd 'The Todd' Quinlan," a hypersexual surgeon in friend Bill Lawrence's sitcom Scrubs. He has also guest-starred in another Lawrence production, Spin City, in 1996, and played a jury member in Veronica Mars in 2005. During the summer of 2006, he played Louis Browning, a rapist on the daytime soap As The World Turns. Louis Browning was slashed to death by a serial killer called 'the slasher'. Robert Maschio has expressed his enjoyment playing the soap opera role.

ReferencesEdit

Wikipedia article on Robert Maschio

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