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Robert Trebor

Robert Trebor is a character actor perhaps best known for his role as Salmoneus on the cult hits Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena: Warrior Princess.

Trebor grew up in Northeast Philadelphia, first showing signs of interest in acting around age 13. He was soon taking acting classes and participating in local theater groups. After a brief focus on oratory, he returned to acting, majoring in theater at Northwestern University.

His Work

Trebor has alternated between film and television. On the silver screen, his most acclaimed work is probably 52 Pick-Up, directed by John Frankenheimer.

On television, Trebor rose to fame for playing the ever-out-to-make-a-buck merchant Salmoneus, a character originating on Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and making occasional crossovers to sister show Xena: Warrior Princess. Previously he had played the Son of Sam killer in the much-praised Out of the Darkness opposite Martin Sheen.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.

Robert Trebor Facts

Birth NameRobert Schenkman
BirthdayJune 7, 1953 (68)
BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.