Jenkins at the Queensland premiere of San Andreas at Warner Bros. Movie World 2015
|Born||Robert David Jenkins
21 May 1975
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
|Other names||Robbie J (nickname)|
|Alma mater||The Actors Workshop|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Spouse(s)||Carmel Savage (m. 2007)|
|Relatives||Allan Jenkins (father)
Marilyn Jenkins (mother)
Brett Jenkins (brother)
Lisa Jenkins (sister - deceased)
Rob Jenkins (born 21 May 1975) is an Australian actor with experience in film, television and theatre. He studied at The Actors Workshop in Brisbane and made his feature film debut in The Spierig Brothers Australian zombie hit Undead (2003), playing the role of pilot "Wayne Whipple". In 2008, Jenkins played hired hitman "Orca", in Sharkmen and performed the role of "Crowe" in Artspear Entertainment's alien sci-fi comedy Australiens in 2014. The same year, he was reunited with The Spierig Brothers in time-travel drama Predestination (2014) in the role of "Mr Jones".
His notable short film credits include Wasted (2001), Broken (2010), A 12 Step Program (2010) and The Irving Hand Prophecy in which he played the title role and was awarded Best Actor at the Warner Bros. Filmmaker Awards in 2001.
Jenkins' television roles include the Channel 7 hospital drama All Saints (2003) in the role of Jacob Chalmers, ABC's comedy news hit The Chaser's CNNNN (2003) as the 'Comedy Crew' Lead Anchor and Artspear Entertainment's comedy series The Void (2011) as pretentious film director Gustaf Buganski. He appeared in Hoodlum's mystery thriller series Secrets & Lies (Australia) (2014) on Network Ten and portrayed Todd Ramsey, a drug addicted and disgraced former detective, in Scout in 2016. Jenkins teamed up with Artspear Entertainment again in 2017, reviving his role of Gustaf Buganski, in The Void: Rebooted.
He played the role of "Wayne" in the iconic Australian zombie Film Undead from The Spierig Brothers. He played the role of "Crowe" in Australiens from Artspear Entertainment and later that same year appeared in The Spierig Brothers time-travel drama Predestination. Jenkins just completed filming Artspear Entertainment's comedy series The Void: Rebooted (2017), reviving his role of "Gustaf Buganski", six years after playing the role in the original series The Void (2011). He has received 2 Best Actor Awards.
QUEENSLAND NEW FILMMAKER AWARDS (2001) Winner - Best Actor Award The Irving Hand Prophecy
BEST ACTORS FILM FESTIVAL (2015) Winner - Best Ensemble Cast and Best Director Feature Comedy Award (2015) Australiens
- Rob Jenkins on Internet Movie Database
- Australiens (film) at the Internet Movie Database
- The Void Season 1 on YouTube
- The Irving Hand Prophecy at Vimeo