Hometown: Ft. Wayne, Indiana
Birthday: January 20
Kobi Libii has appeared as long-suffering political aide Aaron Stimson on the Amazon series “Alpha House,” as cybersecurity czar Oliver Shaw on MADAM SECRETARY, on the Network, and in recurring roles on “Transparent,” “Younger,” “Forever,” “Next Caller” and “Jessica Jones.” Additional television credits include “Girls.”
His theater credits include “Really Really,” “CQ/CX,” “Perfect Harmony,” “Ohio State Murders,” “Boiling Pot,” “King Lear” and “Comedy of Errors.” As an improviser, he was in the main companies of “Chicago City Limits” and “Broadway’s Next Hit Musical.” He has been a guest performer with “Impro’s Sondheim UnScripted” in Los Angeles and the “People’s Improv Theater” in New York City.
In addition to performing, Libii consults extensively in corporate America, using the tools of the theater to help people structure, strengthen and rehearse key workplace conversations. Also, he works with the nonprofit organizations artsINSIDEOUT, which bring arts education to underserved communities in New York and Johannesburg, South Africa, and Opening Act, which helps give students from New York City’s most under-served public schools the opportunity to gain confidence, pride, and the knowledge that they can succeed at anything in life. Libii studied theater at Yale University and improvisation at Second City Chicago.
He was born and raised in Ft. Wayne, Ind. In his spare time, he enjoys mixing cocktails and making playlists, and he obsesses over Indiana sports teams. His birthday is January 20. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram @KobiLibii.