Biography for Robert Sciglimpaglia
Born in Stamford, Connecticut and one of three brothers, Robert graduated in 1988 from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Robert then graduated cum laude from Pace University School of Law in 1991. He is currently an accomplished actor, voice over artist and practicing attorney who has been chosen by Connecticut magazine as a New England Region and Connecticut “Super Lawyer” for the years 2009 through 2012. Robert hosted a local radio program back in the mid 1990's called "The Law Show", and more recently, hosted a radio show called "Ask the Lawyer" on WICC in Bridgeport.
Robert has appeared on National Television numerous times including leading roles as Czar Nicholas II on the History Channel’s “Engineering an Empire: Russia”, “Al Capone” in History Channel’s “MysteryQuest”, 2 episodes of Discovery Channel’s “Most Evil” (Manson and Gangs), a recurring role on A&E’s “Watching the Detectives”, an episode of "Rescue Me", “Maury Povich” and twice in “30 Rock”, an episode of Explorer on the National Geographic Channel where he plays Iran-Contra scandal hostage Tom Sutherland, and most recently on the new ABC series Pan Am.
Besides television, he has done numerous film projects in leading or supporting roles, including a film called "The Maltese Murder Mystery" where he played the supporting role of "Tony Figlia", “A Fine Layer of Darkness” which premiered at the HFC Film Festival, where he played the lead role of “Samuel Halford”, independent films called “E:8 Think Tank” and ATT’s “The Hacking Chronicles” where he played the “Lawyer”, “Mind Morgue” and “Demon of Lataran” produced by Legion Films, and a short film called “Il Portiere (The Janitor)” which won the San Marcos Film Festival, where he played the lead role of “The Janitor.” Most recently he performed in a leading role on the films “Home/Sick”, “Destroy” and “Noir Bar”. He has also worked on big name films like “Music and Lyrics”, “Enchanted”, “American Gangster”, “Julie and Julia”, Oscar winning “Man on Wire“ and “Life Before Her Eyes”.
Robert has also appeared, or done voice over work, for countless commercials and industrial films. Robert is a member of AFTRA and accredited by SAVOA, (Society of Accredited Voice Over Artists), and serves on the SaVoa Advisory Board. He also had the honor of writing a chapter in the current Fourth Edition of the book, The Art of Voice Acting, written by James Alburger, which is considered by many to be the bible of the voice over industry. He has also written an ebook about Voice Overs and the Law scheduled to be released in 2012.
For more information about Robert, visit his website, www.robertpaglia.com, his IMDB (Internet Movie Database) listing at www.imdb.me/robertpaglia, or his youtube channel, www.youtube.com/robscig.. You can also join his Fan Page on Facebook or follow him on Twitter.