Biography

Robert Hobbs was born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1972. At an early age his family moved to Welkom, a small mining town in the interior of SA. There he was educated at Christian Brothers College and developed a love of performance through a series of school concerts and trips to the local Saturday morning film matinées.

Following his passion, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts / Performers Diploma in Speech and Drama from the University of Cape Town in 1993.

He was cast in a number of theatre roles including Macbeth for the SA State Theatre and his performance in Yasmina Reza's Life x 3 garnered him a Naledi Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

Robert Hobbs was born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1972. At an early age his family moved to Welkom, a small mining town in the interior of SA. There he was educated at Christian Brothers College and developed a love of performance through a series of school concerts and trips to the local Saturday morning film matinées.

Following his passion, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts / Performers Diploma in Speech and Drama from the University of Cape Town in 1993.

He was cast in a number of theatre roles including Macbeth for the SA State Theatre and his performance in Yasmina Reza's Life x 3 garnered him a Naledi Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 17

Birthday 1972-01-01

Place of Birth Cape Town - South Africa

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

The Last Days of American Crime
2019 Serenity as Ape
2018 Oats Studios: Volume 1 as Carl / Sgt. Carr
2017 Firebase as SGT. Carr
2017 Rakka as Carl
2017 Shepherds and Butchers as Pierre De Villiers
2015 Chappie as The Procurement Officer
2014 Young Ones as Caleb
2014 The Salvation as Silvertooth
2013 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom as Chief Warder
2009 Invictus as Presidential Guard
2009 District 9 as Ross Pienaar
2008 Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema as Inspector Blakkie Swart
2006 The Trail as Mark
2005 To the Ends of the Earth(3 episodes) as Lieutenant Cumbersham
2004 Country of My Skull as Van Deventer
1999 Bravo Two Zero as Stan

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