Trivia
  • Wanted to become a football player when he was young.
  • Robert is a father of three.
  • On July 4, 2002, Robert and his wife Anastasia had a baby girl, Ava.
  • In March 2004 the second child born! A little boy named Harvey who weigh 7 lbs. 5oz. and was born at the Glasgow’s Queen Mother Maternity Hospital.
  • Anastasia and Robert’s third child, a son, was born in April 2006 and they named him Pearce Joseph, honoring Robert Father who’s birthname was Joseph.
  • Worked as a butcher only for a morning when he was young.
  • Robert supports the football team Rangers F.C.
  • Robert left school at 16 and worked with his father as a painter and decorator for five years.
  • Age 21, got some book tokens for a birthday gift and picked up Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible”. We are forever thankful for this, as this was the kick-starter for going along to the Amateur Dram Centre and Glasgow Arts Centre, then joining the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
  • Robert graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
  • Wanted to become a football player when he was young.
  • Ranked seventh in the 2001 Orange Film Survey of greatest British actors.
  • If he would be a super hero he would like to be the “Silver Surfer” from the Fantastic Four.
  • He grew up with only his beloved father Joseph and they remained very close until he passed away at age 76 on January 7, 2006. He was buried in Maryhill, Glasgow, on January 14th.
  • Robert has expressed that is favorite candy is chocolate.
  • He is of both Scottish and Irish ancestry.
  • After finishing SGU: Stargate Universe (2009-2011) and started to film Once Upon a Time (2011-2018) he and his family moved to West Vancouver. They still went back to Glasgow during April-June every year.
  • He and his family used to have two cats before.
  • Awarded an OBE in the 1999 New Years honours list.