Robert Hobbs



Place of birth:

Cape Town - South Africa:


Robert Hobbs was born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1972. At an early age his family moved to Welkom, a small mining town in the interior of SA. There he was educated at Christian Brothers College and developed a love of performance through a series of school concerts and trips to the local Saturday morning film matinées. Following his passion, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts / Performers Diploma in Speech and Drama from the University of Cape Town in 1993. He was cast in a number of theatre roles including Macbeth for the SA State Theatre and his performance in Yasmina Reza's Life x 3 garnered him a Naledi Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

Film Credits

Serenity (2019)
as Ape
Oats Studios: Volume 1 (2018)
as Carl / Sgt. Carr
Firebase (2017)
as SGT. Carr
Rakka (2017)
as Carl
Shepherds and Butchers (2017)
as Pierre De Villiers
Chappie (2015)
as The Procurement Officer
Young Ones (2014)
as Caleb
The Salvation (2014)
as Silvertooth
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
as Chief Warder
Invictus (2009)
as Presidential Guard
District 9 (2009)
as Ross Pienaar
Jerusalema (2008)
as Inspector Blakkie Swart
La Piste (2006)
as Mark
Country of My Skull (2004)
as Van Deventer
Bravo Two Zero (1999)
as Stan
The Last Days of American Crime ()

TV Series Credits

To the Ends of the Earth (2005)
as Lieutenant Cumbersham