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Robert Jayne was born in 1973 in Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Tremors (1990), Pearl Harbor (2001) and Can't Hardly Wait (1998). See full bio »

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Known For

Tremors Melvin Plug
Pearl Harbor Sunburnt Sailor
Can't Hardly Wait Homeboy #2


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 2015 Mythica: The Necromancer
Peregus Malister
 2015 Mythica: The Darkspore
Peregus Malister
 2014 Mythica: A Quest for Heroes
Peregus Malister
 2011 Big Date (Short)
 2010-2011 Vern Fonk Vision (TV Series)
Guy Meathead / Bob
- VFV News (2011) ... Guy Meathead
- Bikini Barista (2010) ... Bob
 2010 The Broker (Short)
Danny Meyers
 2009/II Come What May (Short)
Bill Wellington
 2008/II The Run (Short)
 2007 Bee Movie
Bee #4 (uncredited)
 2006 Beyond the Wall of Sleep
Jasper (as Bobby Jacoby)
 2006 Vic (Short)
Vic's Driver
 2003 Tremors (TV Series)
Melvin Plug
- Water Hazard (2003) ... Melvin Plug
- Feeding Frenzy (2003) ... Melvin Plug
 2003 Jack Woody (Short)
 2001 Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (Video)
Melvin Plug
 2001 Pearl Harbor
Sunburnt Sailor
 2000 The Right Temptation
 2000 Early Edition (TV Series)
Raymond 'Ray' Pritchett
- False Witness (2000) ... Raymond 'Ray' Pritchett
 2000 Fear Runs Silent (Video)
Harold (as Bobby Jacoby)
 2000 Undressed (TV Series)
- Identical Twins (2000) ... Donnie
 1999 Sliders (TV Series)
- Slide by Wire (1999) ... Siskin (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1998 L.A. Doctors (TV Series)
- Whither Thou Goest (1998) ... Jared (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1998 Can't Hardly Wait
Homeboy #2 (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1997 Dangerous Minds (TV Series)
- Three Guns (1997) ... Jordan (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1997 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Danny O'Bannon
- Devil's Turf (1997) ... Danny O'Bannon (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1996 The Lazarus Man (TV Series)
Young McKay
- The Penance (1996) ... Young McKay (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1996 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
- I Never Sang for My Legal Guardian (1996) ... Jeff (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1994 Baywatch (TV Series)
- Air Buchannon (1994) ... Reese (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1994 Party of Five (TV Series)
- Good Sports (1994) ... Adam (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1994 Night of the Demons 2
Perry (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1993 The Day My Parents Ran Away (TV Movie)
Matt Miller (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1990-1992 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Mickey / Brad
- Just You, Just Me (1992) ... Mickey (as Bobby Jacoby)
- My Buddy (1990) ... Brad (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1991 Land of the Lost (TV Series)
- Day for Knight (1991) ... Balin
 1990 Meet the Applegates
Johnny Applegate (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1990 WIOU (TV Series)
Stuart McVay
- The Inquisition (1990) ... Stuart McVay
 1990 Tremors
Melvin Plug (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1988-1989 Charles in Charge (TV Series)
Peter Curtis
- Curing the Common Cult (1989) ... Peter Curtis (as Bobby Jacoby)
- The Blackboard Bungle (1988) ... Peter Curtis (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1989 Nearly Departed (TV Series)
- TV or Not TV (1989) ... Georgie (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1989 Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II
Tyor (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1989 The Wonder Years (TV Series)
Eddie Pinetti
- Fate (1989) ... Eddie Pinetti (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1985-1989 Small Wonder (TV Series)
Ernie / Stanley
- Kid-O-Grams (1989) ... Stanley (as Bobby Jacoby)
- Matchmaker, Matchmaker (1987) ... Ernie (as Bobby Jacoby)
- The Bully (1985) ... Ernie (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1989 Dr. Alien
Bradford Littlejohn (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1988 After School
Basketball Player #3 (as Robert Jacoby)
 1988 Bustin' Loose (TV Series)
- The Gang's All Here (1988) ... Wayout (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1987 CBS Storybreak (TV Series)
- Jeffrey's Ghost (1987) ... (voice, as Bobby Jacoby)
 1987 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
- A Trip to the Principal (1987) ... Walter (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1987 The Spirit (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1987 A Different Affair (TV Movie) (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1987 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
- Happiness Is a Warm Gun (1987) ... Petey (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1987 Perfect Strangers (TV Series)
'Fast' Eddie Harris
- Ten Speed and a Soft Touch (1987) ... 'Fast' Eddie Harris (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1987 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Louis 'Fetch' Brazoni
- Norman Conquest (1987) ... Louis 'Fetch' Brazoni (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1986 Kids Incorporated (TV Series)
- World Traveler (1986) ... Bobby (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1986 Wildfire (TV Series)
- Wildfire: King of the Horses (1986) ... Dorin (voice, as Bobby Jacoby)
- King for a Day (1986) ... Dorin (voice, as Bobby Jacoby)
- Dragons of Dar-Shan (1986) ... Dorin (voice, as Bobby Jacoby)
- Strangers in the Night (1986) ... Dorin (voice, as Bobby Jacoby)
- The Name Is the Game (1986) ... Dorin (voice, as Bobby Jacoby)
 1986 Our House (TV Series)
- Off We Go... (1986) ... (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1986 Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series)
Little Johnny
- Johnny Appleseed (1986) ... Little Johnny (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1986 The A-Team (TV Series)
Boy with Bike
- The Duke of Whispering Pines (1986) ... Boy with Bike (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1986 Misfits of Science (TV Series)
Tough Little Kid
- The Avenging Angel (1986) ... Tough Little Kid (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1986 Blacke's Magic (TV Series)
Kelly Merritt
- Vanishing Act (1986) ... Kelly Merritt (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1985-1986 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
- Arnold's Tangled Web (1986) ... Ricky (as Bobby Jacoby)
- Arnold's Bad Rep (1985) ... Ricky (as Bobby Jacoby)
- Street Smarts (1985) ... Ricky (as Bobby Jacoby)
- Beauty Is in the Eye of Arnold (1985) ... Ricky (as Bobby Jacoby)
- Cheers to Arnold (1985) ... Ricky (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1986 Iron Eagle
Matthew (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1985 Words by Heart (TV Movie) (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1985 Fever Pitch
Gam-a-teen Boy (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1984-1985 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Andy Kenter / Danny
- To Kill a Cop (1985) ... Andy Kenter (as Bobby Jacoby)
- Anatomy of a Killing (1984) ... Danny (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1985 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Eric Marsh
- Joshua Peabody Died Here... Possibly (1985) ... Eric Marsh (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1985 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Brian Gerard
- Your Money or Your Wife/Joint Custody/The Temptations (1985) ... Brian Gerard (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1985 The Zoo Gang
Ricky Haskell (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1980-1985 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Brian Cunningham
- For Better, for Worse (1985) ... Brian Cunningham (as Bobby Jacoby)
- We Gather Together (1984) ... Brian Cunningham (as Bobby Jacoby)
- Finishing Touches (1984) ... Brian Cunningham (as Bobby Jacoby)
- High Ideals (1984) ... Brian Cunningham (as Bobby Jacoby)
- Sacred Vows (1983) ... Brian Cunningham (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1985 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Nicky Bloom
- Angie's Choice (1985) ... Nicky Bloom (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1985 Scandal Sheet (TV Movie)
Troy (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1984 This Is the Life (TV Series)
- Little Boy Lost (1984) ... (as Robert Jacoby)
 1984 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Brock Gaylord
- Catch a Falling Star (1984) ... Brock Gaylord (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1984 Love Thy Neighbor (TV Movie)
Brian Wilson (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1984 Flight 90: Disaster on the Potomac (TV Movie)
Glenn Biggs (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1984 Webster (TV Series)
- Dreamland (1984) ... Petey (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1983 Right of Way (TV Movie)
Mrs. Belkin's Son (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1983 Manimal (TV Series)
- Illusion (1983) ... Billy (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1983 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Stan Morgen Jr.
- Working (1983) ... Stan Morgen Jr. (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1983 Wait Till Your Mother Gets Home! (TV Movie)
Robert Peters (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1982 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
- Captain Bellybuster and the Speed Factory (1982) ... Kid (as Bob Jacoby)
 1982 The Gift of Life (TV Movie) (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1981 Crazy Times (TV Movie)
Young Bobby (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1980 The Promise of Love (TV Movie)
Butch (as Bobby Jacoby)
 1979 Walking Through the Fire (TV Movie)
Matthew Lee (as Bobby Jacoby)
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Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

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Starred in a 1986 instructional video, "For Safety's Sake", in which "Jack" (himself) and "Jill" (Punky Brewster (1984)'s Ami Foster) re-enacted safety procedures at the helm of Gary Coleman (Diff'rent Strokes (1978)) and his ultra-huge "super-computer". See more »

Alternate Names:

Bobby Jacoby | Bob Jacoby | Robert Jacoby

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Son of Dolores Jacoby, an aspiring singer and actress, and a hostess at the New York World's Fair; and her second husband, Joe Jayne, a general contractor. See more »

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