Actor | Voice Over Artist
A native Midwesterner, Robert was born in Michigan and grew up on the move. Invited to Wabash College in Indiana on an acting scholarship, he majored in Theater and German, the combination of the two led to him spending a year of his college in Berlin, Germany. Robert is a graduate of the SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY'S ACADEMY FOR CLASSICAL ACTING and the STELLA ADLER STUDIO OF ACTING CONSERVATORY in New York, as well as training at the ROYAL NATIONAL THEATRE in London.
To German television audiences, however, he is most well known for his three years in the main cast of the television show GUTE ZEITEN, SCHLECHTE ZEITEN. Shown in 4 countries, it is the most successful television serial in Europe. (www.gzsz.de)
Film acting credits include THE FIRST AMERICAN: GEORGE WASHINGTON directed by Kevin Knoblock,
LUCKY FRITZ with Corey Feldman, THE BOXER with Stacey Keach, THE COUNTESS with Julie Delpy and – the grindhouse, post-apocalyptic spaghetti western SNOWBLIND.
Theater credits include FOOL FOR LOVE, LIE OF THE MIND, BY THE WAY MEET VERA STARK, THE WHITE DEVIL, IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM (Stella Adler), ORPHEUS DESCENDING (English Theater Berlin), FAMILIENBANDE (Brandenburger Theater).
He directed 30 episodes of the TV show UNTER UNS also produced by Grundy UFA for German television. (www.unteruns.de). And also the German-language short film, which he also wrote and produced,
DER MORGEN DANACH.
He has also directed for the stage: THE VISIONS OF SIMONE MACHARD, MACBETH, TROUT and THE MAN WITH THE FLOWER IN HIS MOUTH, Kafka’s THE METAMORPHOSIS and Peter Schaeffer’s BLACK COMEDY.