American actor, John Taylor Robert was born on 12 November 1963 in Melbourne, Victoria Australia. He moved to a mining city in Western Australia and lived together with his uncle and aunt after his dad and mom separated when Robert Taylor was 9.
As a teen, he labored as a miner, and later obtained a job as a lifeguard, then as a bouncer. He attended college thrice.When he was 21, he labored on an oil rig within the Indian Ocean. Off the west coast of Australia, his ship collided with one other and sank; fortunately,
he escaped on a lifeboat together with his two crewmates.
Robert Taylor suffered from damaged ribs and a fractured arm, however, whereas in hospital, he noticed a News advertisement for auditions to attend a drama faculty in Perth. Robert Taylor auditioned at 24 and was enrolled within the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA).
He shares a reputation with the Nineteen Forties and Nineteen Fifties American actor, Robert Taylor, and has fond memories of rising up together with his ‘movie star’ title. When Robert was a toddler, living in northwestern Australia, he was a part of a Cub Scout group.
Robert Taylor remembers that Aboriginal individuals generally tend to name their youngsters after film stars, so in his scout group have been additionally ‘Gary Cooper, John Wayne and Matt Dillon’ – after all his identity is from his father, who was additionally named Robert Taylor.
Robert Taylor Family’s personal life
Robert Taylor married to Australian movie producer, Ayisha Davies, well-known for producing well-known motion pictures together with “The Bloody Sweet Hit” in 2007 and 2009’s “Coffin Rock.” Ironically, Robert starred in each of the movies.
She starts working for an Australian tv show, “Halifax” as a production secretary earlier than turning into a movie producer, after which grew to become a literary supervisor, representing David Lightfoot and the filmmakers of “SAW,” amongst a number of different abilities within the Australian movie trade.
She at present works for Ultra Films. In 2007, she took her first shot at producing, of the short movie film “The Bloody Sweet Hit,” directed by Damian Walshe-Howling, which was an enormous success.
It was chosen to play on various stages, together with The St Kilda Worldwide Film Festival, Flickerfest, Miami Film Festival, Shorts Movie Festival, Film Further, and London’s Rushes Soho; MTV Italy not too long ago bought the film. Her different work as a producer includes “What Lola Wants,” “John Doe: Vigilante,” “Press,” “Skylab” and “Rogue.”
Robert Taylor Career
In 1988, Robert graduating from WAAPA., and commenced a professional acting career, showing as Nicholas Walsh within the Australian soap opera, “Home and Away,” which was his first vital position. Robert Taylor’s first main lead role was in 1993’s mini-series, “The Feds,” as David Griffin.
In 2001, he performed Father Vincent Sheahan in “Ballykissangel” – the BBC tv drama was set in Ireland and directed by Kieran Prendiville.
The tv series follows a small rural Irish community in a small village referred to as Ballykissangel and particularly focuses on the local church and Bar. The tv series had a complete of six seasons, however,
Robert solely appeared within the final one – his character comes from Australia and offers with Brian Quigley’s unusual disappearance, and a brand new online confessional.
In 2002, he performed Paul Bennett in “MDA” and Nicholas Ray in 2004’s “The Mystery of Natalie Wood” directed by American director Peter Bogdanovich. In 2005, he performed Kiron within the NBC telemovie “Hercules,” John McCoy in 2010s “Satisfaction,” Tom O’Neill in “Cops LAC” and Tim Watson-Munro in 2011 “Killing Time.”
From 2012 to 2017, Robert Taylor performed Sheriff Walt Longmire in “Longmire,” the Main lead role in A&E’s crime drama series which moved to Netflix after the third season.
The American-Western series had a complete of six seasons, premiering on 3 June 2012 on the A&E and based mostly on Craig Johnson’s mystery novels, “Walt Longmire.” Though it was the highest-rated unique drama in A&E’s historical past, they didn’t renew the series after their third season,
so from August 2014, the fourth and following seasons have been picked up by Netflix. When talking in regards to the show, Robert expressed how a lot of an honor engaged in the show is. ‘I’ve worked in Ireland, England, New Zealand, Asia, and Canada.
That is an incredible project with some superb individuals, and it’s not renouncing my homeland in any respect to have the privilege of coming right here and dealing with these individuals on this show.’
His profession has lasted over three many years, and in that point, he’s starred in a number of extra Australian and American TV productions, together with “Mr. & Mrs. Murder” on the TEN Network, “Ned Kelly,” “Nash’s Vision” and Screentime’s “Underbelly – Inform Them Lucifer Was Right here.”
In 1999, he portrayed Agent Jones within the standard movie “The Matrix,” which is taken into account his Hollywood massive break. In 2000 he performed Skip Taylor in “Vertical Limit,” alongside Scott Glenn and Chris O’Donnell.
The action-thriller was directed by Martin Campbell, who additionally directed “GoldenEye” and “Casino Royale.” In 2002’s “The Hard Word,” he performed the lead role, Frank, opposite Rachel Griffiths, and Guy Pearce.
Robert Taylor appeared in three motion pictures in 2007, the quick movie, “The Bloody Sweet Hit” as Lindsay, as Everett in “Rogue” which was directed by Greg McLean, and in “Storm Warning’ as Rob, the lead role opposite French actress Nadia Fares – Jamie Blanks directed the movie for the American film production firm, Dimension movies.
In 2009 he performed the lead role of Rob Willis in “Coffin Rock” for Head Gear Movies. In 2015, he performed alongside Margot Robbie and Will Smith as McEwen in “Focus” directed by John Requa and Glenn Ficarra.
That very same yr, he performed one other supporting role, as Jed in “What Lola Wants,” opposite Sophie Lowe within the Rupert Glasson-directed movie. In 2016, he performed Clive Struthers within the Australian feature movie directed by David Parker, “Minkoff Method.”
In 2017 he appeared in two movies: “Kong: Skull Island” and “Don’t Inform.” Within the Australian movie, “Don’t Inform,” he performs Robert Brewster and stars opposite Jacqueline McKenzie, Rachel Griffiths,
Aden Younger, and Jack Thompson, directed by Tori Garrett. “Kong: Skull Island,” was written by Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein, and Derek Connolly, and Robert’s role is minor because the captain of the Athena ship; Jordan Vogt-Roberts directed the movie. In 2018,
he performed Heller within the Jon Turteltaub-directed, action sci-fi “The Meg,” opposite Jason Statham. In 2019, he appeared in “Blood Vessel” as Malone and as Frank Parson in “Into the Ashes.”
He has appeared in a number of Australian tv motion pictures, together with just a few visitor roles. Such appearances include “Stingers” and “Blue Heelers” – he’s typically forged as a police officer
He co-founded Veg Out, a neighborhood backyard and farmer’s market in St Kilda, Victoria. In 2019, he acquired the Medal of the Order of Australia for his service to the neighborhood of St Kilda.
Robert Taylor Personal life
After 16 years of dating, Taylor and Ayisha married on 12 July 2017. In 2011, their daughter, Scarlet, was born.
Robert Taylor Appearance
He has reddish-brown hair and blue eyes. He’s 6ft 2ins (1.88m) tall and weighs 172lbs (78kgs).
Robert Taylor Net worth and salary
As of early 2020, his net worth is estimated at $6.45 million.