September 23, 1950
|Years active||1973 - to date|
|Known for||Portrayal of Barker Haines in Isidingo|
Robert Whitehead (born 23 September 1950) is a South African film, television, stage actor and director. He is best known for his portrayal of notorious businessman Barker Haines and chief villain for 13 years on the SABC 3 soap opera Isidingo. In his portrayal of Barker Haines Robert Whitehead worked opposite some of South Africa's finest actors including Kevin Smith, Jack Devnarain, Lindani Nkosi, Kim Engelbrecht, Don Mlangeni Nawa, Keketso Semoko and Vusi Kunene.