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Where are they now: We catch up with Robert Whitehead, aka Isidingo’s Barker Haines

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Robert Whitehead. (Photo: Gallo Images)
Robert Whitehead. (Photo: Gallo Images)

All Robert Whitehead has ever wanted to do was act – and he’s stuck to his passion for the craft since he graduated from The Drama Studio in 1974.

Best known for portraying villain Barker Haines on SABC3’s Isidingo, Robert has taken great strides throughout his career since his performance in the popular 1986 TV series Shaka Zulu. This included working with renowned British actor Idris Elba in the film adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower.

YOU had the opportunity to chat with Robert about life after Isidingo.

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