American actor Robert Sosebee Woods, who was born on March 13, 1948 in Maywood, California, received his education from Lakewood High School in California. He graduated in 1966 and was the president of his senior class. He later joined the US Armed Forces and fought in the Vietnam War. Soon, he finished his schooling at California State University in Long Beach and pursued acting career. He studied at the Film Actors Workshop, The James Best Theatre Centre, The Directors Lab and The First Acting Company Workshop. Since then, he has starred on several theatre productions, even acting on U.S. Army training films.
Robert S. Woods has been seen on several television shows throughout his time in the spotlight. He made his breakthrough on the television series City of Angels, and later got the part of David Spencer on the series The Waltons. Afterwards, he worked on TV productions like Just a Little Inconvenience and The Night They Took Miss Beautiful. He continued gaining more experiences in the world of entertainment, later landing his most famous role in 1979. He was cast at the time as Llanview's Police Commissioner Bo Buchanan on the ABC soap opera, One Life to Live. His portrayal earned him six Soap Opera Digest Award nominations and six Daytime Emmy nominations, one of which he won for Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series.
Woods has pursued other acting opportunities as well. He became known as Commander Eugene Lindsey in the acclaimed miniseries War and Remembrance, which premiered in 1988. He also got cast in the award-winning Los Angeles production of Stitch and Eubie, as well as starring on the TV movie Carly’s Web. He has also garnered guest roles on notable series, like Days of Our Lives and Roseanne. In 2005, he was cast as a recurring character in All My Children. Woods’ other appearances include those in the TV movies, Swamp Thing on the USA Network, and Deadly Love on Lifetime.
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