Robert Craighead is an award winning actor, writer, producer and country singer. An alumni of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, he is respected as one of the most versatile actors in Hollywood. Craighead is known for his recent roles in Seth Rogen's Hulu TV series, 'Future Man', as Detective Vincent Skarsgaard and as Tyler Perry's "go-to" country sheriff. He was series regular, Sheriff Mobley, on Perry's 'Too Close to Home' and currently stars in his 4th Season as Sheriff Conley in Perry's 'Ruthless' on BET Plus.
In December of 2022, Robert completed production on "Hombrecito" where he starred as the antagonist in a period piece set in 1933 Mexico to be released at the end of 2023.
Robert also recently completed another feature film with his old AADA classmate and fellow alumni, Nick Cassavetes in Mexico City titled "God Is A Bullet" to be released in 2023. Starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Maika Monroe and Jamie Foxx. It marks the first time they had been reunited since their days at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in the early '80's.
Also to be released in 2023, Robert appears in the new action filled, dark comedy "Redville", written and directed by Isacc Eaton and starring Jake Manley and Chris Elliott.
His extremely notable career has spanned over 30 years. He has made guest appearances in hundreds of television shows, had roles in over 50 feature films, performed in over 100 theatrical productions and has seen recent success as a country music singer.
Craighead is recognized for his deep, gravelly voice and has appeared in several highly successful motion-capture video games. He starred as Brok, the foul-mouthed blacksmith, in 2018's Video Game of the Year, 'God of War' and is currently reprising this role in the sequel "God of War : Ragnarok" which recently garnered 6 Awards at The 2022 Video Game Awards and has received a 10/10 rating from all the critics in the industry. He also starred as the evil Father Matthias opposite Camilla Luddington's Lara Croft in 'Tomb Raider' and starred as the diabolical General Hemlock in 'Dead Rising 3', among others.
Craighead also writes and produces his own projects in association with the production company he founded, Positude Productions. Most recently he is in post production on a new film he also starred in opposite Brea Bee "Lucy's Last Song" to be released in 2023. Prior to that he produced the 2020 award winning short film 'Amazing Grace'. His screenplay 'Catch a Fallen Star', featuring music by CMA and Grammy winner Paul Overstreet, is in the works and a television comedy pilot, 'And the Weeds Grow Taller', has garnered screenwriting awards at several recent film festivals. Originally from the tiny Texas oil town of Electra, Robert makes Los Angeles his home with his wife of over 30 years, Jennifer.