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Robert Knepper

Robert Knepper, the son of a veterinarian, was born in Fremont, Ohio, and was raised in Maumee (near Toledo). When he was growing up, his mother worked in the props department for the community theater, and because of her involvement, he became interested in acting. Robert began his career in theater in his hometown before majoring in theater at ... See full bio »

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Prison Break
Prison Break Theodore 'T-Bag' Bagwell
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 2017 Badsville (completed)
Mr. Gavin
 2017 Twin Peaks (TV Series) (post-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2017)
 2017 Frat Pack (post-production)
  The Dating Game Killer (TV Movie) (post-production)
Detective Jim Hamell
 2016-2017 Homeland (TV Series)
General Jamie McClendon
- America First (2017) ... General Jamie McClendon
- The Flag House (2017) ... General Jamie McClendon
- Imminent Risk (2017) ... General Jamie McClendon
- Fair Game (2016) ... General Jamie McClendon
 2016 From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series (TV Series)
Gary Willet
- Dark Side of the Sun (2016) ... Gary Willet
- Rio Sangre (2016) ... Gary Willet
 2016 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Gen. Harkness
 2016 Hard Target 2 (Video)
 2016/IV Fate (Short)
Enzo Friend
 2015 Cold Deck
 2015 American Horror Story (TV Series)
- Room Service (2015) ... Lieutenant
 2015 NCIS (TV Series)
Benson Long
- Personal Day (2015) ... Benson Long
 2015 The Hoarder
 2015 Chicago Fire (TV Series)
Adrian Gish
- Three Bells (2015) ... Adrian Gish
 2014/I Ride
 2014 The Mourning Hour (Short)
Stan Bakely
 2013 The Blacklist (TV Series)
The Courier
- The Courier (No. 85) (2013) ... The Courier
 2012 Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Commander
 2011 Earth's Final Hours (TV Movie)
John Streich
 2011 Shameless (TV Series)
- Killer Carl (2011) ... Rod
 2010 SGU Stargate Universe (TV Series)
- Malice (2010) ... Simeon
- The Greater Good (2010) ... Simeon
- Pathogen (2010) ... Simeon
- Awakening (2010) ... Simeon
- Aftermath (2010) ... Simeon
 2010 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Rhett Walden
- Reflection of Desire (2010) ... Rhett Walden
 2010 Chase (TV Series)
Jack Druggan
 2008 Turok: Son of Stone (Video)
Chichak (voice)
 2007/I Hitman
Yuri Marklov
 2005 Point Pleasant (TV Series)
Presenter at the Dance
- Last Dance (2005) ... Presenter at the Dance
 2004 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Freddy Coleman
- Addiction (2004) ... Freddy Coleman
 2004 Species III (Video)
Dr. Abbot
 2002-2003 Presidio Med (TV Series)
- With Grace (2003) ... Sean
- Pick Your Battles (2002) ... Sean
- Second Chance (2002) ... Sean
 2002 Swatters
Daniel Steinberg
 2002 Haunted (TV Series)
- Pilot (2002) ... Henry
 2001 The West Wing (TV Series)
Morgan Ross
- Ellie (2001) ... Morgan Ross
 2000 La Femme Nikita (TV Series)
Henry Collins
- Toys in the Basement (2000) ... Henry Collins
 2000 Harsh Realm (TV Series)
- Camera Obscura (2000) ... Priest
 2000 Profiler (TV Series)
Martin Lewis
- On Your Marks (2000) ... Martin Lewis
 2000 Seven Days (TV Series)
Major Gene Hastings
- Space Station Down (2000) ... Major Gene Hastings
 2000 Love & Sex
Gerard Boussard
 1999 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
- Dragon's Teeth (1999) ... Gaul
 1999 Absence of the Good (TV Movie)
Glenn Dwyer
 1999 Kidnapped in Paradise (TV Movie)
 1999 Strange World (TV Series)
Gil Sandifer
- Azrael's Breed (1999) ... Gil Sandifer
 1998 Brimstone (TV Series)
Assistant D.A. Stewart Lambert
- Executioner (1998) ... Assistant D.A. Stewart Lambert
 1998 Jaded
 1998 ER (TV Series)
Keith Reynolds
- My Brother's Keeper (1998) ... Keith Reynolds
 1998 Phantoms
Agent Wilson (as Rob Knepper)
 1998 The Stringer
 1997 You Are Here
 1997 The Visitor (TV Series)
Alex Burton
- Dreams (1997) ... Alex Burton
 1996 Dead of Night
 1996 Desert Breeze (TV Movie)
 1996 The Undercover Kid
Bo the Dog (voice)
 1996 The Lazarus Man (TV Series)
Guest Star
- Dance with Shadows (1996) ... Guest Star
 1996 The Big Easy (TV Series)
Jack Gentry
- The Gambler (1996) ... Jack Gentry
 1996 C.P.W. (TV Series)
Randy Boyd
- Guess Who's Come to Annoy You? (1996) ... Randy Boyd
 1996 MugShot
 1996 Voice from the Grave (TV Movie)
 1993-1996 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Robbie Dorow / Owen McLaglen / Charles George Drexler
- Something Foul in Flappieville (1996) ... Robbie Dorow
- A Murderous Muse (1994) ... Owen McLaglen
- The Sound of Murder (1993) ... Charles George Drexler
 1995 Pointman (TV Series)
Ronnie McCusak
- Here She Comes, Miss Murder (1995) ... Ronnie McCusak
 1995 New York News (TV Series)
- Fun City (1995) ... ex-con
 1995 New York Undercover (TV Series)
David Carson
- Buster and Claudia (1995) ... David Carson
 1995 Law & Order (TV Series)
Igor Smith
- Rebels (1995) ... Igor Smith
 1994 Under Heat
 1994 Getting Out (TV Movie)
 1994 Pointman (TV Movie)
 1993 Doorways (TV Movie)
 1993 Zelda (TV Movie)
 1993 South Beach (TV Series)
Andy Patrick (as Rob Knepper)
 1993 Red Shoe Diaries 2: Double Dare (Video)
Nick Willard (segment "You Have The Right To Remain Silent")
 1986-1993 L.A. Law (TV Series)
George 'Georgia' Buckner / David Orcott
- Those Lips, That Eye (1986) ... George 'Georgia' Buckner (as Rob Knepper)
- Pilot (1986) ... George 'Georgia' Buckner (as Rob Knepper)
 1992 Red Shoe Diaries (TV Series)
Nick Willard
- You Have the Right to Remain Silent (1992) ... Nick Willard
 1992 Tequila and Bonetti (TV Series)
Ren Phillips
- Runt of the Litter (1992) ... Ren Phillips
 1991 Where the Day Takes You
Rock Singer
 1991 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Joey D'Amato
- Have Gun, Will Unravel (1991) ... Joey D'Amato
 1991 Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion (TV Movie)
Kim Weatherly
 1990-1991 China Beach (TV Series)
Vietnam Vet / Long
- Quest (1991) ... Vietnam Vet
 1991 Session Man (Short)
Torrey Cole
 1990 Arduous Moon (Short)
 1989 Renegades
Marino (as Rob Knepper)
 1989 Gideon Oliver (TV Series)
Paul Hecht
- Kennonite (1989) ... Paul Hecht (as Rob Knepper)
 1988 D.O.A.
Nicholas Lang (as Rob Knepper)
 1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Wyatt Miller
- Haven (1987) ... Wyatt Miller (as Rob Knepper)
 1987 Tour of Duty (TV Series)
PV2 Allen
- Burn Baby, Burn (1987) ... PV2 Allen (as Rob Knepper)
 1987 Made in Heaven
Orrin (as Rob Knepper)
 1987 Police Story: The Freeway Killings (TV Movie)
Karl James (as Rob Knepper)
 1987 Wild Thing
Wild Thing / de: Asphalt Kid (as Rob Knepper)
 1986 That's Life!
Steve Larwin (as Rob Knepper)
 1986 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
- Graduation (1986) ... Howard (as Rob Knepper)
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He acted in the Royal National Theatre repertoire season at the Laurence Olivier Theatre, Cottesloe Theatre, and Lyttelton Theatre in London, England in Anton Chekhov's play, "The Seagull;" William Shakespeare's play, "Pericles;" Edward Sorel's play, "Johnny On the Spot;" Arthur Miller's play, "Broken Glass;" Tennessee Williams... See more »

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Loved it! I had never been to Bulgaria. It is so funny because years ago a CIA guy came down to the Actors Theater in Louisville, Kentucky. This was 1985. [Nicolae] Ceausescu [of Romania] was still alive. And he said that the only country worse than Romania is Bulgaria. And so here I am twenty-something years later, thinking: "Oh, no. This is going to be terrible". It was so beautiful. The people... See more »


Before getting the part of T-Bag in Prison Break (2005), he considered becoming a park ranger to support his family, due to the 'phasing out of the middle-class actor'. See more »



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