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Robert Schenkkan

Robert Schenkkan was born on March 19, 1953 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Hacksaw Ridge (2016), The Quiet American (2002) and The Pacific (2010). He was previously married to Maria Dahvana Headley. See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Hacksaw Ridge Writer
The Pacific Writer
Star Trek: The Next Generation Lt. Cmdr. Dexter Remmick


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 1994 Keys (TV Movie)
Ry Bimstone / Cyrus Rockworth
 1991 Son of the Morning Star (TV Mini-Series)
Capt. Weir
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Capt. Weir
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Capt. Weir
 1991 In Broad Daylight (TV Movie)
Rev. Don Douglas
 1990 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Dr. Gregory
- New Kidney on the Block (1990) ... Dr. Gregory
 1990 Lifestories (TV Series)
 1990 Pump Up the Volume
David Deaver
 1990 Amen (TV Series)
- The Honeymoon (1990) ... Todd
 1990 The Image (TV Movie)
Wilton Hale
 1989 Out Cold
Sgt. Roberts
 1989 Hard Time on Planet Earth (TV Series)
- Stranger in a Strange Land (1989) ... DeSalvo
 1988 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Brent Livingston
- Episode #1.1057 (1988) ... Brent Livingston
- Episode #1.1053 (1988) ... Brent Livingston
- Episode #1.1039 (1988) ... Brent Livingston
- Episode #1.1036 (1988) ... Brent Livingston
- Episode #1.1033 (1988) ... Brent Livingston
 1988 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Lt. Cmdr. Dexter Remmick
- Conspiracy (1988) ... Lt. Cmdr. Dexter Remmick
- Coming of Age (1988) ... Lt. Cmdr. Dexter Remmick
 1988 Beverly Hills Buntz (TV Series)
- A Christmas Carol (1988) ... Mayhew
 1987 Amazing Grace and Chuck
 1987 Nutcracker: Money, Madness & Murder (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Campbell
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Campbell
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Campbell
 1987 The Bedroom Window
State Attorney Peters
 1986 Newhart (TV Series)
Jonathan Curtis
- Sweet and Sour Charity (1986) ... Jonathan Curtis
 1986 The Manhattan Project
Government Aide
 1986 Act of Vengeance (TV Movie)
Paul Gilly
 1986 Sweet Liberty
Helicopter Pilot
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Eli (segment "Devil's Alphabet")
- Take My Life... Please!/Devil's Alphabet/The Library (1986) ... Eli (segment "Devil's Alphabet")
 1985 Kane & Abel (TV Mini-Series)
Jack Thomas
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Jack Thomas
 1985 Chain Letters
 1984 Places in the Heart
Texas Voice #2 (voice)
 1984 George Washington (TV Mini-Series)
Alexander Hamilton
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Alexander Hamilton
 1983 Murder in Coweta County (TV Movie)
Wilson Turner
 1982 The Neighborhood (TV Movie)
 1979 Sanctuary of Fear (TV Movie)
Father Wembley
 1974 The Hunt (Short)
The Confederate Soldier
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His play, "The Kentucky Cycle," was performed at the Pegasus Players in Chicago, Illinois with John Alcott, Elizabeth Laidlaw and Nick Offerman in the cast. The crew included Joe Cerqua (sound designer), Warner Crocker (director), Joanne Witzkowski Kalec (costume designer), and Shannon McKinney (lighting designer). See more »

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His wife Maria Dahvana Headley wrote a memoir titled "The Year of Yes," in which she accepted every date offer for a year. The book concludes with her falling in love with Schenkkan, who is referred to as "the Playwright.". See more »

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