Who is Cosmo Pfeil?
American actor and director Cosmo Colyer Pfeil was born under the zodiac sign Sagittarius on 9 December 1977, in Shoreham, Vermont USA. He has 10 acting credits, and is perhaps known best for playing Norman in the 2007 thriller movie “Shotgun Stories”, which starred Barlow Jacobs, Douglas Ligon and Michael Shannon, and was written and directed by Jeff Nichols. It follows a blood feud which erupted when two sets of half-brothers get into an argument at their father’s funeral, and the movie won five of its 10 award nominations.
Cosmo’s also known for being the husband of famous American actress Elizabeth Folan ‘Betty’ Gilpin.
Education and early life
Cosmo was raised by his parents in Shoreham, but as he respects their privacy, not many details have been shared about them; his father’s believed to be a college professor and his mother a doctor, but this remains unconfirmed. Because hasn’t talked about having siblings, Cosmo’s believed to be an only child.
He attended a local high school in Shoreham, and enjoyed appearing in school plays, playing the guitar in a school band and dancing during his four years there. Cosmo matriculated in 1996 and even though he’s yet to speak about whether or not he’s attended college, most of his fans believe that he did, and that he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in drama in 2000.
Roles in movies
Cosmo’s debut film role was playing Private Nate Mountain in the 2004 war drama “Company K”, which starred Steve Cuiffo, Terry Serpico and Ari Fliakos, and was written and directed by Robert Clem; it follows Joe Delaney who fought in World War I with the American troops, and is now trying to remember his US Marines company.
Also in 2004, Cosmo portrayed The Lifeguard in the short comedy “Happy Now”, and the year 2007 saw him play Brock in the thriller “Descent”, which starred Marcus Patrick, Chad Faust and Rosario Dawson, and was written and directed by Talia Lugacy; it follows a college student who’s been raped, and is now struggling to rebuild her life.
A couple of Cosmo’s following roles were in the 2007 comedy “Pose Down”, and in 2008 the short horror “Boo!!” The same year, Cosmo played Marcus in the short western “Grand Gorge: No God But Me”, which starred Tom Gorman, Mot Filipowski and Michael Abbott Jr, and was written and directed by Erika Yeomans; it follows a man who’s gone AWOL from an unknown war to exact revenge upon his brother.
Cosmo’s only other film role has been portraying Glen in the 2009 drama “The Northern Kingdom”, which starred Ed Onipede Blunt, Richard Bekins and Heidi Armbruster, and was directed by Dorothy Lyman; it follows the lives of members of three disparate families.
Roles in TV series
Cosmo’s appeared in only two TV series. His debut was playing Gary Kuharski in the 2012 episode “Battle of the Proxies” of the hit crime mystery “The Good Wife”, which aired from 2009 through 2016, was created by Michelle and Robert King and starred Chris Noth and Julianna Margulies. The series follows a woman who has to provide for her family now that her husband’s been arrested; it won 31 of the 245 awards for which it was nominated.
In 2013, Cosmo portrayed Devil Dog #1 in the episode “Liberty” of the crime action “Person of Interest”, which starred Kevin Chapman, Taraji P. Henson and Jim Caviezel, and was created by Jonathan Nolan. It follows a programmer and a former CIA agent as they’re saving lives with the help of a surveillance AI, the series aired from 2011 through 2016 and won nine of its 31 award nominations.
Cosmo worked as first assistant director on the 2007 thriller movie “Shotgun Stories”, and the year 2011 saw him work as second assistant director on the critically acclaimed science fiction horror film “Take Shelter”, which starred Shea Whigham and Michael Shannon, and was written and directed by Jeff Nichols. It follows a young man who’s recently begun having apocalyptic visions, and now has to decide whether to shelter his family from an upcoming storm, or perhaps from himself; the movie won 43 of its 88 award nominations.
In 2015, Cosmo worked as first assistant director on the short comedy movie “Providence”, and is the executive director of the upcoming movie “Acceptable Limits”.
Love life and wife
Cosmo and Betty prefer to keep their marriage away from media, but some details about their love story are still known. The two met on the set of the 2009 movie “The Northern Kingdom”, in which they portrayed siblings; they were then in a relationship for seven years prior to exchanging vows in a small and private ceremony on 6 August 2016. In November 2020, Betty gave birth to their daughter Mary. prior to meeting Cosmo, she was in a relationship with her high school sweetheart, American future actor and musician Damon Daunno.
Betty’s appeared in 44 movies and TV series, and is perhaps known best for starring as Crystal in the 2020 action horror thriller movie “The Hunt”.
There are no other women whom Cosmo’s perhaps been with, that we know about; he’s married to Betty Gilpin as of October 2023, and they have a daughter together.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Cosmo prefers to stay away from social media networks, and thus doesn’t have an Instagram account; however, he does have a Twitter account which he launched in February 2010, but onto which he hasn’t posted any content.
Cosmo’s a philanthropist and together with his wife, has, donated money to a number of charity organizations; he mostly enjoys helping the elderly, and underprivileged children.
Cosmo’s into travelling, and has been all around the world, as he’s passionate about learning about other cultures; his dream travel destination’s Vietnam.
Russell Crowe’s one of Cosmo’s favorite actors, and a couple of his favorite movies include “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World”, “Cinderella Man” and “L. A. Confidential”.
Appearance and net worth
Cosmo’s age is 45. His hair and eyes are brown, his weight is about 155lbs (71kgs) and he’s 5ft 7ins (1.71m) tall.
Cosmo’s net worth’s been estimated at over $200,000, as of October 2023, and his wife Betty’s at more than $2 million.