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Trebor, Robert 1953–

TREBOR, Robert 1953–

(Robert Alan Trebor)

PERSONAL

Surname is pronounced Treb–or; original name, Robert Schenkman; born June 7, 1953, in Philadelphia, PA. Education: Northwestern University, theatre degree, 1975; trained with Milton Katselas at Beverly Hills Playhouse. Religion: Judaism. Avocational Interests: Watching movies and plays, composing music, old pinball machines.


Career: Actor. Director of stage plays in New York City and Chicago, IL. Participant at comic conventions. Worked as a market researcher and sales representative.


CREDITS

Television Appearances; Series:

Salmoneus, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, syndicated, 1995–98.


Television Appearances; Movies:

David Berkowitz (Son of Sam), Out of the Darkness, CBS, 1985.

Rabbi Feldman, Wedding Daze, The Hallmark Channel, 2004.


Television Appearances; Episodic:

Dierks, "Whatever Works," Miami Vice, NBC, 1985.

Matt Graham, "Act Five," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1986.

Andrew, "Green Eggs and Harry," Empty Nest, NBC, 1989.

(As Robert Alan Trebor) Garth Dickinson, "The Cretin of the Shallows," Baywatch, NBC, 1989.

Geoffrey, "The Unshrinkable Murphy Brown," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1989.

First zealot, "A Night Court at the Opera," Night Court, NBC, 1990.

Adrian Lite, "Full Mental Jacket," Parker Lewis Can't Lose (also known as Parker Lewis), Fox, 1991.

Archie, "Beauty Rest," Tales from the Crypt (also known as HBO's "Tales from the Crypt"), HBO, 1992.

Schwarz, "Young Indiana Jones and the Scandal of 1920," The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, ABC, 1993.

Salmoneus, "The Black Wolf," Xena: Warrior Princess, syndicated, 1996.

Salmoneus, "The Greater Good," Xena: Warrior Princess, syndicated, 1996.

Salmoneus, "Here She Comes ... Miss Amphipolis," Xena: Warrior Princess, syndicated, 1997.

B. S. Hollingfoffer, "For Those of You Just Joining Us ... ," Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, syndicated, 1999.

Marco, "Deja Vu All Over Again," Xena: Warrior Princess, syndicated, 1999.

Keith, "Home Invasion," Boomtown, NBC, 2003.


Appeared as a French concierge, All My Children, ABC; and as a corpse, Guiding Light, CBS; some sources also cite an appearance as Francois Demarigny in an episode of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, syndicated.


Television Appearances; Pilots:

Waylin, Hercules and the Lost Kingdom, syndicated, 1994.


Television Director; Episodic:

"A Rock and a Hard Place," Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, syndicated, 1997.


Film Appearances:

Rabbi Blowitz, Gorp, American International Pictures, 1980.

Joel, The First Time (also known as Doin' It), New Line Cinema, 1983.

Mr. Rajah, The Sex O'Clock News, 1984.

Copy boy, Turk 182!, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1985.

Reporter, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Orion, 1985.

Leo Franks, 52 Pick–Up, Cannon, 1986.

Charles, My Demon Lover, New Line Cinema, 1987.

Tuxedo salesman, Making Mr. Right, Orion, 1987.

Jeffrey Fisher and the voice of Francine, Talk Radio, Universal, 1988.

Buddy, The Nutt House (also known as The Nutty Nut), Triboro Entertainment Group, 1992.

Motel owner, Universal Soldier, TriStar, 1992.

(Uncredited) Harried man in taxi, The Shadow, Universal, 1994.

Mel Welner, Dying on the Edge, 2001.

Director Dick, Meet Market, Presto Productions, 2004.

Jay Schiffer, Jiminy Glick in La La Wood, Gold Circle Productions/Lalawood LLC, 2004.

Mr. Wesson, Raise Your Voice, New Line Cinema, 2004.

Marty Walker, The Devil's Rejects, Lions Gate Films, 2005.


Stage Appearances:

The Caucasian Chalk Circle, PCPA Theaterfest, Santa Maria and Solvang, CA, 1973.

David Berkowitz (Son of Sam), New Living Newspaper, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1978.

Multiple characters, The Crate, off–Broadway production, 1985.

Uncle Morty, Awake and Sing, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA, 2002.


Also appeared in Schubert's Last Serenade, off–Broadway production.


WRITINGS

Fiction:

An XT Called Stanley, Penguin, 1983.

Dear Salmoneus: The World's First Guide to Love and Money, edited by Renee Witterstaetter, Image Comics, 2001.

(With Tony Daniel) The Tenth (comic book), Image Comics, 2001.


Stage Music:

The Caucasian Chalk Circle, PCPA Theaterfest, Santa Maria and Solvang, CA, 1973.


OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Starlog, February, 1997.


Electronic:

Entertainment Zone,http://www.ez-entertainment.net, February 9, 2005.

Robert Trebor Home Page,http://www.creationent.com, February 9, 2005.

Voyager,http://voyageur.idic.ca, February 9, 2005.

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