Robert Craighead Biography

Wiki Biography: An actor who has made a career of playing Rednecks, Psychos, Killers and Cops. (Or a combination of them all) Growing up in a Tiny Texas oil town, being an actor would not have been the obvious career choice, but for Robert, he could think of nothing else. After finishing High School, Robert was accepted to the prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles, where he studied acting and performed in their Production Company after Graduation. Robert wasted no time in securing roles immediately upon graduation in all arenas, a World Premiere Musical Comedy "Ameritage" Produced and Directed by Dee Wallace and Christopher Stone, several Television Guest Stars on shows like "Cagney and Lacey", "Riptide",and "For Love and Honor" followed before securing roles in cult classic films such as "Return of The Living Dead", "Cujo", and "The Bear" with Garey Busey, where Robert played legendary football star Jack Pardee opposite Busey's Paul "Bear" Bryant. Robert is most notably recognized as Lt. Frank Conran of the daytime drama "The Bold and The Beautiful" where he spent four years fighting crime in Beverly Hills for the Forrester family. Although Robert is known for his intensity, there have been plenty of opportunities for his comedic abilities to shine through such as seen in Guest Stars on shows like "Wings", "Men Behaving Badley", and "Sherman Oaks" not to mention several hilarious roles in feature films such as "Mystery Monsters", Zarkorr, The Invader", "Firestorm" and "For Goodness Sake" with the master of tongue in cheek, director David Zucker. Most recently Robert has been enjoying returning to his roots, playing cowboys in westerns both contemporary and traditional in Indie Films like "Insert", The Way of Justice", "High Lonesome" and "Brothers Till The End". Robert also still enjoys the smell of the grease paint and can be found appearing on various stages around Hollywood like The Fountain Theatre's West Coast Premiere of Tennessee William's last play "A House Not Meant To Stand".

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Filmography

Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Zarkorr! The Invader Marty Karlson 1996
Firestorm Contisto 1997 Action, Thriller
Higher Mission Volkov 2013
Saving Lincoln Edwin Stanton 2013 Biography
Give Til It Hurts Hank 2015 Comedy, Drama
Smothered by Mothers Coach Carter 2016 Comedy