Geoffrey Blake is an EMMY nominated, two – time, SAG AWARD winning actor. He most recently received critical acclaim for his starring role of legendary film director John Ford in Roland Emmerich’s epic smash hit MIDWAY.
The New York Times said :
“Mr. Blake is a standout. His performance is filled with moxie and grit.”
Geoffrey just wrapped the EPIX original series GODFATHER OF HARLEM where he plays JFK’s Chief of Staff Kenny O’Donnell opposite Forest Whitaker and Giancarlo Esposito. He is best known for his role as Wesley (the abusive radical boyfriend) opposite Robin Wright’s Jennie in the iconic Academy Award best picture winning FORREST GUMP. He has appeared along side, multiple Academy Award winning actors including Tom Hanks in three films. Those performances are part of Geoffrey’s frequent collaborations, with highly acclaimed, Academy Award winning, filmmakers Robert Zemeckis and Ron Howard (FORREST GUMP, CONTACT, CAST AWAY, APOLLO 13, EDTV, FROST NIXON).
Geoffrey has well over 150 credits to his name in both television and film that has spanned over four decades. He can currently be seen streaming in THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE, Amazon Prime’s highest rated and most critically praised one-hour drama to date. In the series based on Phillip P. Dicks Hugo Award winning Dystopian Novel, Geoffrey plays Doc Meyer the leader of the American East Coast resistance to the Nazi occupiers. He also recently starred in the sweeping Roland Joffe directed 10 hour History Channel mini-series TEXAS RISING where he played COL. George Hockley to Bill Paxton’s GEN. Sam Houston along with other notable actors, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Ray Liotta.
Geoffrey was raised in Northern California where his love for acting and writing was sparked as a member of The American Conservatory Theatre at the ripe old age of 16. Geoffrey resides in Venice Ca. with his two sons, Xander (16) and Dashiell (12).