Robert Hays
Date of Birth
Jul 24, 1947
Birth Place:
Bethesda, MD


A graduate of San Diego State University and a veteran of the San Francisco theatre scene, Robert Hays began showing up on TV in the mid-1970s, first as co-star of the well-received television movie Young Pioneers, then in the regular role of Dr. Brad Benson on the 1979 sitcom Angie. On the basis of his dead-pan comedy performances in such films as Airplane (1980) and Take This Job and Shove It (1981), Robert Hays should have been a big-time movie star of the 1980s. Alas, the momentum of Hays' career was laid low by too many bad scripts and too many desultory TV series like Starman (1986) and FM (1989). Robert Hays remains a likeable screen presence into the 1990s, even if it's only in the occasional TV commercial or such Disney family fare as Homeward Bound: An Incredible Journey (1993). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

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