Robert Taylor is an Australian actor best known for his starring role as Walt Longmire - the charismatic, dedicated and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming - in the crime drama television series Longmire, based on the mystery novels by Craig Johnson.
Taylor is a graduate of the prestigious West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA).
He appeared as the lead opposite French star Nadia Fares in the international feature film Storm Warning, directed by Jamie Blanks for Dimension Films. He was also featured in Rogue, from one of Australia's hottest directors, Greg McLean.
On television, Taylor appeared as Kiron in the NBC telemovie Hercules, and worked with acclaimed American director Peter Bogdanovich in The Mystery Of Natalie Wood.
Additionally, he played the role of Vincent in the BBC series Ballykissangel and had a lead opposite Guy Pearce and Rachael Griffiths in the feature film The Hard Word.
Taylor is no stranger to international blockbusters, starring as Skip Taylor alongside Chris O'Donnell in Vertical Limit and as Agent Jones in The Matrix.
In a career covering many years, he has also starred in many productions in Australia and the U.S., such as Satisfaction, Ned Kelly, After the Rain, First Daughter, Tales of the South Seas, Muggers, Twisted Tales, The Feds, Stingers, Phage and Nash's Vision (USA).
In 2010 Taylor starred as the lead in the feature Coffin Rock (Head Gear Films, UK), Underbelly Files: Tell Them Lucifer was Here (Screentime), had a role in ABC's mini-series, Twentysomething and was also seen in the Australian series Killing Time, opposite David Wenham.