Robert Iler Biography, Life, Interesting Facts
Robert Michael Iler is an American actor. Born on March 2, 1985, he gained fame for his role as AJ Sopranos on the HBO series, The Sopranos. The series aired from 1999 to 2007. Following that famous role, he appeared in Oz, 1999 to 2003 and Tadpole in 2002. Subsequent works include Four King, 2006, and Law & Order in 2006.
Robert Michael Iler was born on March 2, 1985, in New York. He is of an Irish descendant. His acting career happened by accident. While on an outing with his father, a manager discovered him and since appeared in some television commercials.
Iler first TV commercial was for Pizza Hut restaurant chain. Afterward, he started attending auditions and appeared in other commercials. He also had some minor roles in films and appeared on Saturday Night Live. Following several other commercials, he made an acting debut in The Tic Code, 1999 as Denny Harley. Fame finally found Iler with his role as A.J. Soprano on the HBO series The Soprano from 1999 to 2007. He played the
After his appearance in The Sopranos, Iler earned a role in the series Oz, 1997 to 2003. In 2002, he appeared in Tadpole as Charlie and followed it with a role Daredevil, 2003. Iler appeared as Troy Linskey in the Season 5, Episode 17 "Mean" of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, 2004. Subsequent works include The Dead Zone, 2004, Four Kings, 2006, and Law & Order, (2009) Season 19, Episode 11 "Lucky Stiff."
Iler was arrested for armed robbery and possession of marijuana in July 2001. He and his friends robbed two Brazilian tourists in New York City. Iler denied being part of the robbery, however, pleaded guilty of larceny for which he received three years' probation.