Robert Kazinsky is an English actor and model best known for his television roles as Casper Rose in Dream Team (2005-2006) and as Sean Slater in EastEnders, from 2006-2009.
Kazinsky was born in Cuckfield, England and grew up in the seaside town of Brighton on England's southern coast. He studied theatre at the Guildford School of Acting from 2002-2005, graduating with full honours.
Shortly thereafter he was cast as the enigmatic footballer Casper Rose in Sky One's footballing drama Dream Team. He only starred in one season.
After announcing his intention to leave in 2006, Kazinsky was cast as the disturbed and dangerous ex-military ladies man Sean Slater in Eastenders. In his 254 episodes Rob was nominated for 23 awards, winning 7, including two Best Actor Awards.
In 2010, after guest stints on Law and Order: Los Angeles and Brothers & Sisters, Kazinsky was announced to be playing Fili Oakenshield in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit.
In 2013 he had a starring role in the sixth season of the horror series True Blood.