Robert Wilfort

About Robert Wilfort

Who is it?: Actor, Writer
Birth Day: April 20, 1977
Birth Place:  Glamorganshire, Wales, United Kingdom
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1999–present

Robert Wilfort

Robert Wilfort was born on April 20, 1977 in  Glamorganshire, Wales, United Kingdom, is Actor, Writer. Robert was born on 20th April 1977 and brought up in Porthcawl, Wales, where his friends included Matthew Gravelle - later well-known for 'Broadchurch' - and Daniel Roberts, with whom he co-wrote the film 'Lemmings' based on their growing up in the town. Robert studied acting at RADA before treading the boards with the National Youth Theatre of Wales in the plays 'Epsom Downs' and 'Assassins'. Later stage performances include 'The Jollies', written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn at the Stephen Joseph Theatre and 'Present Laughter' for Theatre Clwyd. He made his television debut in 1999 and has since made numerous appearances, in the sketch show 'Teach Yourself to be Welsh' (with Matthew Gravelle), in supporting roles in comedies like 'Skins', 'White Van Man' and 'Man Down' with more substantial parts in 'Gavin ad Stacey' as (possibly) gay cousin Jason, 'Wolf Hall' and as Bob Cratchit in 'Dickensian'. One of his most famous television roles however was in the Barclaycard advert in 2008 as an office worker who strips to his underpants before descending into a giant water-slide to travel across town to home. He has also voiced Samson in the children's animated series 'Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends'.
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Occupation Actor
Age 43 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born April 20, 1977 ( Glamorganshire, Wales, United Kingdom)
Birthday April 20
Town/City  Glamorganshire, Wales, United Kingdom
Nationality United Kingdom

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Robert Wilfort’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Robert Wilfort was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.

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Wilfort is also known as co-writer for the film Lemmings (2001) with Daniel Roberts. The film parallels the duo's lives approaching their twenties when growing up together in Porthcawl, a small coastal resort in South Wales.


In 2008, he appeared in various television commercials, including adverts for Crunchy Nut Cereal, the London recycling campaign and the Barclaycard advert where he descends an enormous water slide from his city office, all the way through the city and back to his home.


He also had a recurring role as Jason West in the BAFTA award-winning TV show Gavin & Stacey. He played Ricky Bones in The Lone Ranger (2013).


From 2015 onwards, Wilfort is the voice of Samson (UK/US) in the CGI series of Thomas & Friends. Also in 2015 he appeared as George Cavendish in the BBC's adaptation of Hilary Mantel's novel Wolf Hall. In 2015 and 2016, Wilfort played Bob Cratchit in the BBC drama Dickensian.

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