Robert Wilfort

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Robert Wilfort
Born (1977-04-20) April 20, 1977 (age 38)
Porthcawl, Wales
Occupation Actor
Years active 1999-present

Robert Wilfort (born April 20, 1977) is a British actor from Porthcawl, who has had many notable guest appearances on British television, including Rose and Maloney, "MI High" and Coronation Street. Notable, if minor, film roles have included the irrepressibly enthusiastic Dr Simon Griffith in Mike Leigh's All or Nothing (2002) and Rita Skeeter's photographer, in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005). He also had a minor role in "The Libertine" (2005).

Wilfort is also known as co-writer for the movie Lemmings (2001) with Daniel Roberts. The film parallels the duo's lives approaching their twenties when growing up together in Porthcawl, a small coastal resort in South Wales.

Wilfort's most recent appearance as an actor has been history teacher Tom Barkley in the E4 teen drama series Skins and as Mr Fisher in BBC's White Van Man.

He also had a recurring role as Jason West in the BAFTA award-winning TV show Gavin & Stacey. He played Ricky Bones in' 'The Lone Ranger (2013).

In 2008, he appeared in various television commercials, including adverts for Crunchy Nut Cereal, the London recycling campaign and the favourable Barclaycard advert where he descends an enormous water slide from his city office, all the way through the city and back to his home.

From 2015 onward, Wilfort is the voice of Samson (UK/US) in the CGI series of Thomas & Friends.

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