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Fremont, Ohio, USA
Claim to Fame
T-Bag on Prison Break
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Born in Fremont, Ohio, Knepper was interested in acting from an early age due to his mother`s involvement at a community theater. He was raised in Maumee, Ohio near Toledo by his mother and father, who was a veterinarian. Knepper spent many years of his youth working in the community theater and high school productions. After graduating from Maumee High School in 1977, he attended Northwestern University to study drama. During this time, Knepper also obtained professional roles in plays in Chicago. Nearing the completion of his degree, Knepper quit Northwestern and went to New York City, where he continued to work in theater. Although Knepper never intended to work in film and television projects, he began his television and film career in 1986 with The Paper Chase and That`s Life!.
Making his feature film debut in Blake Edwards` That`s Life, Knepper`s additional feature-film credits include Woody Allen`s Everyone Says I Love You, D.O.A., Renegades, Young Guns II, Gas Food Lodging, Hostage and Good Night and Good Luck.
Knepper has also made numerous television guest appearances on series such as Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, La Femme Nikita, New York Undercover, Tour of Duty, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Voyager, ER, L.A. Law, Profiler, South Beach, Murder, She Wrote, CSI: Miami, The West Wing and Prison Break.
Knepper presently resides in Dallas, Texas with his wife Tori, and son Ben. Due to his busy filming schedule, it takes time away from his son Ben. To help deal with this problem, Robert draws and faxes a cartoon, on the set of Prison Break, to his 5 year old son everyday. He also has a step son named Peter.
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Maumee Highs School in Maumee, Ohio.
Northwestern University (1977-1981).
Full Name at Birth
Robert Lyle Knepper
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Robert Lyle Knepper (born July 8, 1959) is an American actor best known for his role as Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell in the FOX drama series Prison Break from 2005 to 2009 and has also appeared in films such as Good Night, and Good Luck, Hitman and Transporter 3. Knepper joined the cast of Heroes for its fourth and final season as Samuel Sullivan from 2009 to 2010, and he played Sid Rothman in the neo-noir television series Mob City in 2013. He appeared as Antonius in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 and Part 2.