Robert Knepper

Robert Knepper

328 Fans
Jul. 8th, 1959
Born in
Fremont, Ohio, USA
5' 9 1/2

Robert Knepper's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Heroes TV Show
Prison Break TV Show
Prison Break
Stargate Universe TV Show
Stargate Universe
Breakout Kings TV Show
Breakout Kings
Cult TV Show
Carnivale TV Show
Mob City TV Show
Mob City
Tequila and Bonetti TV Show
Tequila and Bonetti
Thieves TV Show
E.A.R.T.H. Force TV Show
E.A.R.T.H. Force
Gideon Oliver TV Show
Gideon Oliver
South Beach (1993) TV Show
South Beach (1993)

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Ride
2014 - The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
2013 - The Hoarder
2013 - R.I.P.D.
2013 - Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
2008 - The Day the Earth Stood Still
2008 - Transporter 3
2007 - Hitman
2005 - Hostage
2005 - Good Night, and Good Luck
2001 - Lady in the Box
1998 - Phantoms
1996 - Everyone Says I Love You
1995 - Search and Destroy
1992 - Gas, Food Lodging
1990 - Young Guns II
1989 - Renegades
1988 - D.O.A.
1987 - Made in Heaven

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Robert Knepper the son of a veterinarian, was born in Fremont, Ohio and 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. Knepper spent many years working in community theater and high school productions. Later, he studied drama at Northwestern University. He is a resident of Southern California.

  • Before getting the part of T-Bag in _"Prison Break" (2005)_ (qv), he considered becoming a park ranger to support his family, due to the 'phasing out of the middle-class actor'.
  • During filming of Hitman (2007), his Danish co-star 'Ulrich Thomsen' (qv) jokingly confided in him that his last name, "knepper", is in fact a dirty word in Danish.
  • Son-in-law of 'Peter V. Herald' (qv).
  • Robert studied drama in Northwestern University (1977-1981).
  • Son of a veterinarian in real life, his character T-bag on Prison Break has a twisted encounter with a veterinarian in Season 2.
  • Mother: Pat Deck (died in 2003).
  • He lives with his family in Los Angeles.
  • Robert and Tori are parents of a boy named Benjamin Peter Knepper.

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