Roberto Cobo was born on February 20, 1930 in General Zuazua, Nuevo Leon, Mexico as Roberto Garcia Romero. He was an actor, known for Los olvidados (1950), Dulces compañías (1996) and Subida al cielo (1952).
His apartment collapsed during the 1985 Mexico City earthquake. Fortunately, he was rescued but his hip was damaged badly. He had to use a staff to walk after the earthquake.
He died on August 2, 2002 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.