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Robert Hobbs

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1972-01-01

Cape Town - South Africa

Male

Biography

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.

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Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema

Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema

This South African movie tracks the rise of a once-petty criminal to the heights of the criminal underworld. After cutting his teeth on hijacking, before moving onto bigger game, an ambitious man hits a setback when most of his gang are shot.

2008-02-11
District 9

District 9

Thirty years ago, aliens arrive on Earth. Not to conquer or give aid, but to find refuge from their dying planet. Separated from humans in a South African area called District 9, the aliens are managed by Multi-National United, which is unconcerned with the aliens' welfare but will do anything to master their advanced technology. When a company field agent contracts a mysterious virus that begins to alter his DNA, there is only one place he can hide: District 9.

2009-08-14
Bravo Two Zero

Bravo Two Zero

When an elite eight-man British SAS team is dropped behind enemy lines, their mission is clear: take out Saddam Hussein's SCUD missile systems. But when communications are cut and the team finds themselves surrounded by Saddam's army, their only hope is to risk capture and torture in a desperate 185-kilometer run to the Syrian border. Based on the true story of a British Special Forces unit behind enemy lines during the Gulf War, Bravo Two Zero explores the tragedies and triumphs of men taken to the edge of survival in the Persian Gulf War.

1999-10-07
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

2013-12-25
Young Ones

Young Ones

In a future where water is scarce, a farmer defends his land and hopes to rejuvenate his parched soil. However, his daughter's boyfriend schemes to steal the land for himself.

2014-10-09
Chappie

Chappie

Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man. But there's one thing that makes Chappie different from any one else: he is a robot.

2015-03-06
The Salvation

The Salvation

In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.

2014-10-13
The Trail

The Trail

After her mothers death, Grace, 14, decides to go back to Africa to find her father whom she hasn't seen since her parents divorced. After his plane crashes in the desert, her father gets caught by diamond hunters. Grace follows her fathers route along with family friend Kadjiro...

2006-02-08
Shepherds and Butchers

Shepherds and Butchers

A lawyer takes on a case of a prison guard in South Africa who is traumatized by the executions he's witnessed.

2017-01-31
Invictus

Invictus

Newly elected President Nelson Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa's rugby team as they make their historic run to the 1995 Rugby World Cup Championship match.

2009-12-11
Rakka

Rakka

"Rakka" is the story of broken humanity following the invasion of a technologically superior alien species. Bleak harrowing and unrelenting, the humans we meet must find enough courage to go on fighting.

2017-06-14
Firebase

Firebase

Set during the Vietnam war, Firebase follows American soldier Hines through an ever-deepening web of science fiction madness.

2017-06-28
Country of My Skull

Country of My Skull

An American reporter and an Afrikaans poet meet and fall in love while covering South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings.

2005-03-11
Serenity

Serenity

Baker Dill is a fishing boat captain leading tours off a tranquil, tropical enclave called Plymouth Island. His quiet life is shattered, however, when his ex-wife Karen tracks him down with a desperate plea for help.

2019-01-25
Oats Studios: Volume 1

Oats Studios: Volume 1

A compilation of shorts, diverse experimental content and more weird stuff spread directly from the devious mind of the South African film director Neill Blomkamp.

2018-06-28
The Last Days of American Crime

The Last Days of American Crime

In the not-too-distant future, as a final response to terrorism and crime, the U.S. government plans to broadcast a signal making it impossible for anyone to knowingly commit unlawful acts.