Robert Jayne

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Robert Jayne
Born (1973-07-16) July 16, 1973 (age 45)
Other names Bobby Jacoby
Occupation Real estate developer, Designer, Entertainment Actor
Years active 1979–present
Spouse(s) Model Ceacilie Carlson
Children Ella Charlotte Jayne and Pruitt Joseph Jayne

Robert Jayne (born July 16, 1973),[1] sometimes credited as Bobby Jacoby, spent his early life as an American actor.

Starting his career as a child, he has appeared in many television series as well as films. His television credits include: "Perfect Strangers", Knots Landing, The Greatest American Hero, St. Elsewhere, Manimal, The Love Boat, Highway to Heaven, Murder, She Wrote, Diff'rent Strokes, Who's the Boss?, T.J. Hooker, The A-Team, Cagney and Lacey, Hill Street Blues, The Wonder Years, Jake and the Fatman, Land of the Lost, Walker, Texas Ranger, Baywatch and Tremors.

His film credits include; Iron Eagle, Tremors, Tremors 3: Back to Perfection, Meet the Applegates, Night of the Demons 2, and Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II.

He also supplied the voice of "Dorin" in the animated television series Wildfire, and directed and wrote the 2010 short film The Broker.

Robert spent his adult life cultivating a career in real estate development and construction strategy expertise. Recognized as a spatial design expert, his work has been featured in the LA Times [2] With work focused on "Turn around properties", Robert built a company with long time friend Donovan Bowes RJC DESIGN-BUILD INC, which served hundreds of investment developments through construction and development.

In 1998, Robert became a world class blackjack player, and played blackjack professionally with a team of well-known card counters from 2000 to 2005.[3] In his 2010 book Repeat until Rich, Josh Axelrad describes his experiences in Las Vegas with Jayne and a team of card counters as they use "Big Player" and "Call-in" tactics to win millions of dollars. Jayne became a well known player and was entered into a blacklist by the Griffin Agency, known for supplying intelligence information to casinos regarding players that can "hurt" the casino by winning money.[4]

He played in the first ever "World Series of Blackjack" against such notables Stanford Wong and Hollywood Dave under the name "Bobby J".[5] It pitted some of the best and well known blackjack players from around the world.

He is the brother of Scott Jacoby, Billy Jayne, Susan Jayne, and Laura Jayne. All of them participated in film and television projects, with Scott Jacoby winning an Emmy for the television movie That Certain Summer.[6]

He is married to Danish supermodel Caecilie Greve Carlsen, daughter of Anni Greve and Arne Carlsen.

Personal life[edit]

Jayne is of Jewish descent.[7]


  1. ^ "Bobby Jacoby Biography". 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Robert Jayne Before & After". 2016. Retrieved 12 May 2016. 
  3. ^ Axelrad, Josh (2010). Repeat until Rich: A Professional Card Counter's Chronicle of the Blackjack Wars. New York: Penguin Press. ISBN 978-1-59420-247-6. 
  4. ^ "Griffin Investigations". 2013. Archived from the original on 18 January 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Past World Series of Blackjack". 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "Robert Jayne talks to UK Tremors". 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "Dolores Jacoby May Look Like a Stage Mother, but She Has Her Kids in Movies and TV Commercials Too." Friedman, Jack. Published November 19, 1984. Accessed April 7, 2017.

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