Thursday, April 11, 2024

Feel Good Interview Series: Robert Buckley of Hallmark, One Tree Hill & More - 9 Things to Know About Him

By: Markos Papadatos, #Powerjournalist

Robert Buckley is an actor who is known for his work in "Lipstick Jungle," "One Tree Hill," as well as in the Hallmark series "Chesapeake Shores." He also co-wrote and starred in both of "The Christmas House" holiday films on Hallmark opposite Jonathan Bennett and Brad Harder. 

His new Hallmark rom-rom "Blind Date Book Club" airs on Saturday, April 6, where he stars opposite Erin Krakow. He went on to share some exciting things about him.

Favorite Comfort Food 

“I don’t do cheat meals. If you like something, I eat it,” he said. “If I had to say a good unhealthy, fun meal, it would be a large pizza and eat it to myself. I’m never bad with a basket of chicken fingers and ranch. Give me all the tater tots, all the corn dogs, and a good ole fashioned burger. Also, get fried pickles in the mix.”

His Favorite Flicks

His favorite movies include Kiss Kiss Bang BangGoonies, and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.

Favorite Series to Binge-watch

His favorite series to binge-watch is Patriot on Amazon Prime. “It’s one of the best pieces of television I’ve ever seen from top to bottom from acting to writing to cinematography and directing,” he said. “Also, 30 RockParks and RecreationThe Office, and Arrested Development are all on standby.”

Favorite Sports to Watch and to Play

“My favorite sport to watch is football, while my favorite sport to play is soccer,” he said.

Robert Buckley's Favorite Music

Buckey revealed that his favorite music is ‘80s pop music. “I love ‘80s pop music,” he admitted. “It’s good stuff; it’s a great decade.”

How he Unwinds 

In an effort to unwind and relax, lately, he has been “playing the new Zelda game for Nintendo Switch.” “I enjoy video games, but also, I am a dad. I have a son who is 2.5 years old, so I’ve been very busy,” he said. “Watching TV and playing video games are enjoyable winddown times.”

What Robert Says is The best thing about Being The Age He is Now

On the best thing about being his age, he responded, “I will never be this young again.” “I’m old enough to have a little bit of wisdom but young enough to still be able to play and move around,” he said.

Actors Robert Would Like to Work With

In the Hallmark world, he revealed that he would love to work with Brendan Penny again. “I love that guy. Brendan is such a good guy and he is super-talented as well,” he said. “I worked with him very briefly on Chesapeake Shores. We didn’t cross paths very often but I would love to play brothers or best friends with him, and just play for 3 weeks while we make a movie.”

If Robert Buckley was Not an Actor......

Buckley’s alternate career choice would be a chef, especially because he enjoys eating food.

To learn more about actor and screenwriter Robert Buckley, follow him on Instagram and check out his IMDb page and follow him on Instagram

Photo Credit: Allister Foster