Robert S. Woods (Bo Buchanan on One Life To Live)

Current Character: Bo Buchanan

Birthday: 1948-03-13

Birthplace: Born in Maywood, California

Marital Status: Married to Loyita Chapel (OLTL's Dallas)

Biography

In 1971, Robert returned home to California after 15 months as a Green Beret in Vietnam with the Army's Fifth Special Forces Group, moving on to California State University at Long Beach to pursue a broadcasting degree. During college, he took a special interest in acting and directing, studying at the Film Actors Workshop, The James Best Theatre Centre, The Directors Lab and The First Acting Company Workshop.

In the 1970s, he went on to star in theater productions at Disneyland's Drama Workshop, doing plays at Disneyland for the theme park's employees on evenings when the park was closed to the public, acting in U.S. Army training films and on stage in many theater productions. Before he got his big television break on the series City of Angels, Robert starred with Dorothy Lamour in a Los Angeles dinner theater production of Barefoot in the Park.

Career Highlights

One Life to Live - Bo Buchanan (1979 - 1982; 1988 - Present)
Deadly Love - Jim King (1995)
War and Remembrance - Lt. Cmdr. Eugene Lindsey (1988)
Carly's Web - Donald Stevens (1987)
Days of Our Lives - Paul Stewart (1986 to 1987)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmy Awards Nominee - Outstanding Lead Actor (2011)
Daytime Emmy Awards Pre-Nomination - Outstanding Lead Actor (2008)
Daytime Emmy Awards Pre-Nomination - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (2004; 2005; 2006)
Soap Opera Digest Awards Nomination
- Outstanding Supporting Actor (1999)
4-Time Soap Opera Update MVP Trophy Winner (1998)
Soap Opera Digest Awards Nomination - Outstanding Lead Actor (1994)
Daytime Emmy Awards Nomination - Outstanding Lead Actor (1986; 1993; 1994; 1999; 2000)
Soap Opera Digest Awards Nomination - Outstanding Hero (1990)
Daytime Emmy Awards Winner - Outstanding Lead Actor (1983)