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Roscoe Orman

Actor / Children's Advocate

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 Roscoe Orman Biography

When Roscoe Orman joined the cast of Sesame Street as “Gordon,” he quickly became the symbol of fatherhood for millions of viewers. During his time on the award-winning show, Orman became a role model to both children and parents, encouraging education and strong family values. The father of one of the first African American families on television, Orman was a true pioneer for diversity in entertainment. Orman remains an enduring inspiration to generations of children and adults of all races, ages and social classes.

Throughout his time on Sesame Street, Orman has continued to work as an advocate for children. Promoting child literacy and education, Orman wrote his own children’s book, and worked as a chief storyteller on audiblekids.com. Through his beautifully crafted memoir, Sesame Street Dad: Evolution of an Actor, Orman continued to promote family values, discussing his role a devoted father as well as seminal presence on the classic children’s television program. He has also remained a vocal activist on a number of children’s issues, including bullying prevention, and is actively involved in many organizations working to help children across the globe. Roscoe Orman has also continued his forty-year career an actor, and is known as one of the defining actors of African American theater.

Considering himself first and foremost a father, Orman speaks with audiences about re-establishing the concepts of trust, honor, integrity and responsibility in raising children. Furthermore, as a trailblazer for African American’s in entertainment, Orman speaks on his unique experience in the industry, providing audiences with interesting insight regarding diversity on stage and screen. An engaging speaker and storyteller, Orman is committed to empower audiences to become informed, socially conscious citizens. Wise and warm, Orman is sure to leave any audience wonderfully entertained and deeply inspired.

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Sesame Street Dad: Evolution of an Actor

Sesame Street Dad: Evolution of an Actor

Speaking Topics
  • Sesame Street Dad

    Many of the basic principles used in parenting are picked up from our own parents who serve as our models. But many young parents have learned parenting techniques from watching Sesame Street with their children. Playing "Gordon," an African American father who is a caring, respectful, and nurturing presence for his son "Miles," Orman has offered guidance to parents across America. Says Orman: "Providing the right kind of support for even one parent can make a difference."

  • Sesame Street & Its Impact on Children's Television

  • Multi-Culturalism in American Theatre, Film & Television

  • Stand Up, Speak Out... End Bullying

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    Booking fees for Roscoe Orman, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Roscoe Orman, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Roscoe Orman for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Roscoe Orman for your next private or corporate function.
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    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Roscoe Orman or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Roscoe Orman or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Roscoe Orman

Actor / Children's Advocate

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Roscoe Orman Biography

When Roscoe Orman joined the cast of Sesame Street as “Gordon,” he quickly became the symbol of fatherhood for millions of viewers. During his time on the award-winning show, Orman became a role model to both children and parents, encouraging education and strong family values. The father of one of the first African American families on television, Orman was a true pioneer for diversity in entertainment. Orman remains an enduring inspiration to generations of children and adults of all races, ages and social classes.

Throughout his time on Sesame Street, Orman has continued to work as an advocate for children. Promoting child literacy and education, Orman wrote his own children’s book, and worked as a chief storyteller on audiblekids.com. Through his beautifully crafted memoir, Sesame Street Dad: Evolution of an Actor, Orman continued to promote family values, discussing his role a devoted father as well as seminal presence on the classic children’s television program. He has also remained a vocal activist on a number of children’s issues, including bullying prevention, and is actively involved in many organizations working to help children across the globe. Roscoe Orman has also continued his forty-year career an actor, and is known as one of the defining actors of African American theater.

Considering himself first and foremost a father, Orman speaks with audiences about re-establishing the concepts of trust, honor, integrity and responsibility in raising children. Furthermore, as a trailblazer for African American’s in entertainment, Orman speaks on his unique experience in the industry, providing audiences with interesting insight regarding diversity on stage and screen. An engaging speaker and storyteller, Orman is committed to empower audiences to become informed, socially conscious citizens. Wise and warm, Orman is sure to leave any audience wonderfully entertained and deeply inspired.

Roscoe Orman Videos

  • Classic Sesame Street - Gordon sings "If I Had a Kid Like You ...
  • Classic Sesame Street - Tell Them - YouTube

Roscoe Orman Books

Roscoe Orman Speaking Topics

  • Sesame Street Dad

    Many of the basic principles used in parenting are picked up from our own parents who serve as our models. But many young parents have learned parenting techniques from watching Sesame Street with their children. Playing "Gordon," an African American father who is a caring, respectful, and nurturing presence for his son "Miles," Orman has offered guidance to parents across America. Says Orman: "Providing the right kind of support for even one parent can make a difference."

  • Sesame Street & Its Impact on Children's Television

  • Multi-Culturalism in American Theatre, Film & Television

  • Stand Up, Speak Out... End Bullying

FAQs on booking Roscoe Orman

  • How to book Roscoe Orman?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Roscoe Orman for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Roscoe Orman, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Roscoe Orman or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Roscoe Orman?

    Booking fees for Roscoe Orman, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Roscoe Orman, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Roscoe Orman?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Roscoe Orman for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Roscoe Orman for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Roscoe Orman or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Roscoe Orman or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Roscoe Orman is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Roscoe Orman for your event is available upon request. Roscoe Orman generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Sonia Manzano, Victoria Rowell, Tony Plana, Holly Robinson Peete and Hill Harper. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Roscoe Orman for an upcoming event.

Roscoe Orman Speaker Videos

  • Classic Sesame Street - Gordon sings "If I Had a Kid Like You ...
    Classic Sesame Street - Tell Them - YouTube

Roscoe Orman Speaking Topics

  • Sesame Street Dad

    Many of the basic principles used in parenting are picked up from our own parents who serve as our models. But many young parents have learned parenting techniques from watching Sesame Street with their children. Playing "Gordon," an African American father who is a caring, respectful, and nurturing presence for his son "Miles," Orman has offered guidance to parents across America. Says Orman: "Providing the right kind of support for even one parent can make a difference."

  • Sesame Street & Its Impact on Children's Television

  • Multi-Culturalism in American Theatre, Film & Television

  • Stand Up, Speak Out... End Bullying

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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