Robert Taylor is one of Australia's busiest actors with an illustrious career spanning over international film and television. Perhaps best known for his portrayal of the title role of Walt Longmire in Netflix's record breaking drama series Longmire, which recently released its sixth and final season. Graduating from the prestigious West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) Robert has since appeared as the lead opposite French star, Nadia Fares in the international feature Storm Warning, directed by Jamie Blanks (Urban Legend) for Dimension films in the USA. He also featured in Rogue, from director Greg McLean (Wolf Creek) was the lead in Coffin Rock (Head Gear Films, UK) and in 2013 filmed a supporting role in Rupert Glasson's What Lola Wants opposite Sophie Lowe and wrapped a key role opposite Hugo Weaving in the feature film, Healing (dir. by Craig Monahan). Prior to this, he appeared as Kiron in the NBC telemovie Hercules in 2005, and worked with acclaimed American director, Peter Bogdanovich in The Mystery Of Natalie Wood (ABC Network, USA). Robert starred in the series role of Vincent in the BBC series Ballykissangel, and had a lead role opposite Guy Pearce, and Rachel Griffiths in the feature film The Hard Word. Robert's work on international blockbusters include, starring as Skip Taylor along side Chris O'Donnell in Vertical Limit (dir. Martin Campbell - Casino Royale, GoldenEye), and Agent Jones alongside Hugo Weaving in The Matrix (dir. Larry & Andy Wachowski). In a career spanning over 30 years, he has also starred in many productions in Australia and the USA such as Killing Time (TV1), Mr & Mrs Murder (TEN Network), Twentysomething (ABC TV); Satisfaction; Underbelly - Tell Them Lucifer Was Here (Screentime); Ned Kelly; After The Rain; First Daughter; Tales of The South Seas; Muggers; Twisted Tales; The Feds; Stingers; Phage, and Nash's Vision (USA). In 2015, Robert starred alongside Will Smith and Margot Robbie in feature film Focus directed by Glenn Fircarra and John Requa. Australian feature films The Menkhoff Method directed by David Parker, Turkey Shoot Reloaded directed by Jon Hewitt and Grant Scicluna's feature Downriver were all released in 2016 also. Robert recently featured in Kong: Skull Island, and the Australian Feature Film, Don't Tell directed by Tori Garrett, opposite Rachel Griffiths, Jack Thompson, Aden Young and Jacqueline McKenzie. Robert will next be seen in the action sci-fi feature The Meg, directed by Jon Turteltaub, and opposite Jason Statham for Warner Bros due for worldwide release this August. This year, he just completed filming the independent US feature film Into The Ashes opposite Frank Grillo, and Blood Vessel opposite Alyssa Sutherland.
|The Meg 3D
|August 10, 2018