An American actor Robert Knepper is widely known for portraying his roles as Theodore Bagwell in FOX drama series known as Prison Break from 2005 till 2009. In addition to that, he had also made his appearances in the movies such as Hitman, Good Night and Good Luck and Transporter 3. He joined the cast of Heroes for the 4th and final season from 2009 till 2010 as Samuel Sullivan. He had also played in neo-noir TV series Mob City as Sid Rothman in 2013.
Robert is the native of Fremont, Ohio, United States. He came into this world on 8th July of the year 1959 which had now made him reach at the age of 56. Although he is known by the name Robert Knepper, as a child, he was named as Robert Lyle Knepper. As he was born in the month of July, his birth sign is Cancer. He is the son of Pat Deck and Donald Knepper. He is of German descent. Robert had an interest from his early year due to the involvement of his mother at community theater.
He was raised up in Maumee, Phio near Toledo by his parents who were both veterinarians. He spent multiple of his youth by working in the community theater as well as high school productions. He went to get his education from the Maumee High School from where he graduated in 1977. After that, he got enrolled at Northwestern University for studying drama. During that time, he also obtained his professional roles in plays in Chicago. He later quit Northwestern and moved to New York City where he continued working in theater.
Robert never intended working in film and TV projects. It was in 1986 when he started his TV and movie career with The Paper Chase and That’s Life!. After that, he went on to have the larger roles in films such as When the Bough Breaks, Wild Thing, Everyone Says I Love You and Young Guns II. He also made his appearances on well known TV series which also include The Next Generation, Law & Order, ER and The Twilight Zone. After recurring his role on HBO series Carnivale, he was cast in the most well known role of him as Theodore Bagwell in 2005 in Prison Break.
Robert has married for two times and divorced once. He was first married to his then wife named Tory Herald with whom he tied his knot in 2005. After few years of their marriage, they had some personal issues in their relationship and they got divorced in 2009. After that, he remarried with his second wife Nadine Kary. The pair exchanged their vows with each other on 8th July of 2013 and since then, they are together and living their blissful life. In addition to that, Robert also has one child, a son named Benjamin Peter Knepper together with his first wife.
Knepper stands at the height of five feet and nine and half inches that is 1.77 m. He had also been awarded with a 1982 Joseph Jefferson Award Citation for Actor in Principal role in a play for Class Enemy at Next Theatre Company located in Chicago, Illinois. His net worth is estimated as $2 million. Besides that, more info regarding his bio and interview can be accessed from different sources.