Robert Buckley, born May 2, 1981 in Los Angeles County, California, is an American actor, best known for his role as Kirby Atwood on the NBC TV series "Lipstick Jungle."
A Southern California native, he earned an economics degree from the University of California at San Diego. He spent a year and a half working as an economic consultant, then moved to Los Angeles to pursue an entertainment career. He said that he loves to watch football.
As a college student, Buckley appeared as a contestant on the Price is Right. One of his bids was for $1 less than another contestant. Bob Barker noted, "That wasn't the smartest bid he could have made."
After college he worked as an economic consultant for a while, but then Robert was told that he should model and act. He put in his notice at the consulting firm where he was working, moved to Los Angeles and booked his first commercial.
Buckley's first acting role in 2006 when he appeared in the independent film, "When a Killer Calls." Quickly after, he landed roles in several independent films, including "Teenage Drama," "Petrified" and "Robot Battle." He then went on to star in the TV-series Fashion House, and for 65 episodes, he played the role of Michael Bauer.
After Fashion House, Robert was cast in the movie Archer House. He played the role of Lance, alongside Troian Avery Bellisario and Kirstin Benson. Then he got a part in the drama series American Heiress as Matthew Wakefield, with Alicia Leigh Willis and Carter MacIntyre as the lead cast members. Robert then appeared in one episode of Ghost Whisperer in 2007.
Finally in 2008, Buckley got notice when he appeared without his shirt on a recurring role on the TV series "Lipstick Jungle" as Kirby Atwood. Coming in 2008 is the movie "Killer Movie," in which Robert stars as the character Nik, and the movie "Robot Battle," directed by John Lechago, where he plays the character Lee.
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