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Roscoe Orman Net Worth

Roscoe Orman Net Worth 2020: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Roscoe H. Orman net worth is
$700,000


Roscoe H. Orman Wiki Biography

Roscoe H. Orman was born on 11th June 1944, in The Bronx, New York City USA, and is an actor, comedian, children’s book author and children’s lawyer. However, he is undoubtedly best known for starring in the long-running children’s television series “Sesame Street” (1974 – 2013). Orman has been active in the entertainment industry since 1962.

How much is the net worth of Roscoe Orman? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the outright size of his wealth is as much as $700,000, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017. Film and television are the major sources of Orman’s net worth.

Roscoe Orman Net Worth $700,000

To begin with, the boy was raised in the Bronx, and was educated at New York City’s High School of Art and Design.
Concerning his professional career, Orman began acting in local theatres in 1962 while still at college, including playing on Broadway, but subsequently divided his time between New York and New Orleans where in the mid-‘60s he was part of Free Southern Theater.

He began playing on television in 1974, starting with the movie “Willie Dynamite”. After that he played several roles in a variety of television series and films, including “Julius Caesar” (1979) and “Coriolanus” (1979). However, the best known role landed by Roscoe has been that of Gordon in the television series “Sesame Street”, appearing in over 100 episodes from 1974 to 2009; he was the third performer after Matt Robinson and Hal Miller, who embodied this role. His extended run clearly added consistently to his net worth.

In addition to this, Orman has also played in various movies, and spin-offs of “Sesame Street”, including “Sesame Street Home Video Visits the Firehouse” (1990), “Sesame Street: Three Bears and a New Baby” (2003), “Ready to School” (2007) and others. It is worth mentioning the fact that Orman portrayed Mr. Cameron in the television series “Law & Order” (2001 – 2004). The actor was also seen in the television series “Kojak in Manhattan” (1977) as well as “Sex & the City” (2002).

In 2006, Orman wrote an autobiography about his work in Sesame Street called “Sesame Street Dad: Evolution of An Actor”, and in 2007 he wrote a children’s book called “Ricky and Mobo”. Since 2008, he is also active as a narrator of audio books for Audible.com, a way of encouraging children to become more involved in ‘reading’ books, and writing too, as commented directly referring to Roscoe by NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

To conclude, all the above mentioned engagements have added sums to the total size of Roscoe Orman’s net worth.

Finally, in the personal life, Orman has been married to Kimberley LaMarque Orman since 2013, not long after he and first wife Sharon divorced; he has four children, with son Miles appearing with him in the television series “Sesame Street”. The family resides in New Jersey.


Full NameRoscoe Orman
Net Worth$700,000
Date Of BirthJune 11, 1944
Place Of BirthThe Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Height6 ft. 0 in. (183 cm)
ProfessionWriter, Actor, Comedian, Entertainer
EducationNew York City’s High School of Art and Design
NationalityAmerican
SpouseKimberley LaMarque Orman (m. 2013), Sharon Orman (m. ?–2013)
ChildrenMiles Orman, Rasheda Orman, Cheyenne Orman, Solana Orman
NicknamesRoscoe H. Orman , Roscoe Ormon , Roscoe Hunter Orman , Roscoe H Orman
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=Roscoe+Orman&init=public
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/sesamestreetdad?lang=en
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm0650207
Allmusichttps://www.allmusic.com/artist/roscoe-orman-mn0001302243
AwardsAudelco Theatre Awards
NominationsGrammy Awards (1976)
Movies“Willie Dynamite” (1974), “Julius Caesar” (1979), “Coriolanus” (1979)
TV Shows“Sesame Street” (1974 – 2013), “Sesame Street Home Video Visits the Firehouse” (1990), “Sesame Street: Three Bears and a New Baby” (2003), “Ready to School” (2007), “Law & Order” (2001 – 2004), “Kojak in Manhattan” (1977), “Sex & the City” (2002), “All My Children...
#Trademark
1Clean shaven head, long before it became fashionable
#Fact
1Former partner of Sharon Joiner-Orman (1970-2010). They had four children together but never legally married.
2In addition to his 4 children with Sharon Joiner-Orman, he also had a daughter Kalah from another relationship in the late 1980s.
3Thought to have been deceased by fans, he is alive and well. On August 8, 2002, news had spread that an actor who played Gordon on Sesame Street (1969) had died. This news led many to think it was Orman, but in fact it was actually talented writer and actor Matt Robinson, who originated the role in 1969. [August 2002]
4Performed at the Delaware Theatre Company (Wilmington, Delaware) in a production Alfred Uhry's "Driving Miss Daisy" with Louisa Flanigam and Scott Wakefield. [March 2007]
5His son Miles Orman played forward on the basketball team of Marist College.

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Night Of2016TV Mini-SeriesJury Foreman
Sesame Street1974-2014TV SeriesGordon Trash Gordon Gordon Robinson ...
Alpha House2013TV SeriesRandall
Little Children, Big Challenges2012-2013TV SeriesGordon
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2008-2013TV SeriesJerome Howard / Bryant Davis
Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life2011Dr. Grady
Elmo's Rainbow & Other Springtime Stories2010Video
Compliments of the Serpent2008Video shortMike Stanton
The Wire2008TV SeriesOff. Oscar Requer
Coney Island2007ShortBoss
Ready for School2007VideoGordon
30 Days2006/IJo Jo
Elmo's Potty Time2006VideoGordon
Twilight's Last Gleaming2005ShortHank "Mud" Good
Sesame Street: Friends to the Rescue2005VideoGordon
Law & Order2001-2004TV SeriesMr. Cameron / Trial Judge Alan Kiley
Sesame Street Presents: The Street We Live On2004TV MovieGordon
Sesame Street: Three Bears and a New Baby2003VideoGordon Robinson
Sex and the City2002TV SeriesTrain Waiter
Lifeline2000TV SeriesNarrator
Cosby1999TV SeriesMr. Mason
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland1999Gordon
Kids' Favorite Songs1999Video shortGordon
Drive by: A Love Story1997ShortPops
Elmo Saves Christmas1996VideoGordon
New Jersey Drive1995Judge
Striking Distance1993Sid, Eddie Eiler's Partner
Sesame Street Home Video Visits the Hospital1990Video shortGordon
Sesame Street Home Video Visits the Firehouse1990Video shortGordon
The Jim Henson Hour1989TV SeriesGordon
Hard Time on Planet Earth1989TV SeriesCaptain Ralston
A Man Called Hawk1989TV SeriesMalcolm
Sesame Street, Special1988TV MovieGordon
Sing Along1987Video shortGordon
F/X1986Capt. Jake Wallenger
Follow That Bird1985Gordon
Don't Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art1983TV MovieGordon
Coriolanus1979VideoAdrian
Julius Caesar1979VideoMarcus Brutus
Christmas Eve on Sesame Street1978TV MovieGordon
Insight1977TV SeriesBody Guard
Kojak1977TV SeriesLieutenant Connors
Sanford and Son1975TV SeriesAl Robinson
Willie Dynamite1974Willie
All My Children1970TV SeriesTyrone (1976)

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sesame Street Home Video Visits the Firehouse1990Video short performer: "Waiting For The Bell To Ring"
Sesame Street, Special1988TV Movie performer: "Sing Your Synonyms"
Sesame Street: Bedtime Stories and Songs1986Video short performer: "Snuffle Lullabye" 1985 - uncredited
Follow That Bird1985performer: "Ain't No Road Too Long"
Christmas Eve on Sesame Street1978TV Movie performer: "True Blue Miracle"

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story2014DocumentaryHimself
From Broadway with Love: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Hook2013TV MovieHimself
The 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2009TV SpecialHimself / Gordon (#3)
See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary2009DocumentaryHimself
Tavis Smiley2006TV SeriesHimself
American Pimp1999DocumentaryWillie Dynamite
Elmopalooza!1998TV SpecialGordon
All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever!1994TV SpecialGordon
Sesame Street Stays Up Late!1993TV SpecialGordon
Sesame Street: 20 and Still Counting1989TV SpecialGordon Robinson

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Sesame Street Christmas Carol2006VideoGordon
Sesame Street: Computer Caper2002VideoGordon
Sesame Street1988-1994TV SeriesGordon
Sesame Street: Bedtime Stories and Songs1986Video shortGordon

Known for movies

Source
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