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Daryl Cobb
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Born (1961-12-05) December 5, 1961 (age 61)
Utica, New York, United States
Occupation Writer
Genre Children's fiction, real life fiction, humor
Spouse Joanne Cobb (1993–present)
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Daryl Cobb is an American author of children's books.


While attending Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, Cobb studied theater, music and learned to play the guitar. He has acted in stage productions including Biloxi Blues by Neil Simon and Fifth of July by Lanford Wilson.

Personal life

Cobb was born December 5, 1961, in Utica, New York. He is the second of five children of Edward John Cobb, a retired high school math teacher, and Jacqueline Lee Bostwick, a homemaker and retired Methodist Minister. The family resided in Hampton, New Jersey in Hunterdon County, where Cobb attended Hampton Public School and graduated from North Hunterdon High School in 1979. Cobb married Joanne M. Salimbeno on November 13, 1993. They have two children together. Cobb and his family reside in Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

He is an investor of the Charter School Growth Fund, which supports the formation of Black-led, independently-run public schools.

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