He Started His Career in the Unlikeliest of Places
After Robin left Juilliard, he wasn’t unable to find work as an actor in his hometown of San Francisco. He saw a flyer for a comedy workshop taking place inside a nearby church and decided to attend.
It All Began in a Church Basement
“So I went to this workshop in the basement of a Lutheran church, and it was stand-up comedy, so you don’t get to improvise with others, but I started off doing, ostensibly, it was just like improvising but solo,” he said. “And then I started to realize, ‘Oh.’ I started building an act from there.”