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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 2 May 1981West Covina, California, USA
Birth NameRobert Earl Buckley
Nickname Buckles
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (2)

Robert Earl Buckley (born May 2, 1981 in Los Angeles, California) is an actor living in Los Angeles. He played two roles on MyNetworkTV's prime time dramas: photographer Michael Bauer on Fashion House and Matthew Wakefield on American Heiress. Buckley has also appeared in several independent films, including When a Killer Calls, Teenage Drama, Petrified and Robot Battle.

A Southern California native, he earned an economics degree from the University of California at San Diego. He spent a year and a half working as an economic consultant, then moved to Los Angeles to pursue an entertainment career. He said that he loves to watch football.

As a college student, Buckley appeared as a contestant on the Price is Right. One of his bids was for $1 less than another contestant. Bob Barker noted, "That wasn't the smartest bid he could have made."

Buckley can be seen as Kirby Atwood on the NBC TV series Lipstick Jungle.

After college he worked as an economic consultant for a while, but then Robert was told that he should model and act. He put in his notice at the consulting firm where he was working, moved to Los Angeles and booked his first commercial.

In 2006 he starred in three movies When a Killer Calls, Petrified and Capturing Q. He then went on to star in the TV-series Fashion House, and for 65 episodes, he played the role of Michael Bauer. Michael worked at the House of Gianni, a fashion house located in Los Angeles, and he was their photographer. After Fashion House, Robert was cast in the movie Archer House. He played the role of Lance, alongside Troian Avery Bellisario and Kirstin Benson. Then he got a part in the drama series American Heiress as Matthew Wakefield, with Alicia Leigh Willis and Carter MacIntyre as the lead cast members. Robert then appeared in one episode of Ghost Whisperer in 2007. He now has a recurring role on Lipstick Jungle as Kirby Atwood. Coming in 2008 is the movie Killer Movie, in which Robert stars as the character Nik. Directed by Jeff Fisher, the plot revolves around a reality television shoot that goes wrong as its crew becomes stranded in an isolated town. Also coming in 2008 is the movie Robot Battle, directed by John Lechago, where he plays the character Lee.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: anonymous

Robert Earl Buckley, or better known as Robert Buckley was born on May 2, 1981 in Los Angeles, California. The 6' 2" model turned actor is started building his fan base after appearing in MyNetworkTV's prime time drama, Fashion House, where he played the role of the photographer, Michael Bauer.

As a child Robert was on the chubby side and he swam with a t-shirt on. He was also named the most likely to be a superhero by classmates after rescuing four students on horseback. The Southern California native attended the University of California, where he earned an economics degree. While in college, Robert appeared as a contestant on the show "The Price Is Right". One of his bids was for $1 less than another contestant.

After earning his degree, he spent a year and a half working as an economic consultant before moving to Los Angeles to pursue an entertainment career. While working as an economic consultant, he was told that he should get involved in the fashion and show biz career. Robert then resigned from his job at that time and moved to Los Angeles. Right after that, he booked his first commercial.

As time passed by, Robert caught the attention of fellow filmmakers. In 2006, he starred in three movies, namely When A Killer Calls, Petrified and Capturing Q. He then went on to star in the TV-series Fashion House for 65 episodes. He also appeared on another series, American Heiress playing Matthew Wakefield, on the same network.

After his Fashion House days, Robert was cast in the film Archer House which was written and directed by Dina Gachman. He played the role of Lance alongside Kirstin Benson and Troian Avery Bellisario. In the year 2007, he appeared in an episode of Ghost Whisperer, as Brandon Bishop, staring alongside actress Jennifer Love Hewitt.

The year 2008 proved to be Robert's biggest year so far. He got cast in the television series, Lipstick Jungle, playing the character Kirby Atwood. His fan base started increasing as episodes of the show aired. Robert also plays the character Nik in the movie Killer Movie, directed by Jeff Fisher. Also in 2008, Robert stars in the movie Robot Battle directed by John Lechago, playing the character Lee, and Flirting With 40, playing the role of Kyle Hamilton, starring opposite Heather Locklear.

His personal life, however, is somewhat quiet. When he is not working he enjoys spending time with his loved ones. In the love line, Robert is rumored to be dating his Lipstick Jungle co-star, Lindsay Price. Robert is said to be working on the 2009 movie, Legend of Hell's Gate, playing the role of Eigson Howard. Aside from being among the industry's most famous eye candy, it's probably safe to say that Robert is on the right track in his career.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anastasia Andrew Veno

Trivia (1)

Close friends with One Tree Hill (2003) costars James Lafferty, Stephen Colletti and Shantel VanSanten.

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