Robert Hays Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Son, Airplane, Movies, TV Shows, Net Worth

Robert Hays Biography

A native of Bethesda, Maryland, Robert Hays is an American actor, producer, and director, best known for his role as pilot Ted Striker in the film Airplane.

Hays is also known for his other works including his role as Frank in Take This Job and Shove It, Robert Seaver in Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey, and as the voice of Tony Stark on Iron Man.

Robert Hays Age

Hays was born on July 24, 1947, in Bethesda, Maryland. He is 74 years old as of 2021.

Robert Hays Height

Hays stands at an estimated height of 6 feet 2 inches.

Robert Hays Parents and Siblings

There is no information available on Robert’s parents and/or siblings. He has managed to keep information about his family away from the limelight.

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Robert Hays Wife

Hays was married to Cherie Currie from 1990 to 1997.  He and Cherie got married on May 12, 1990, and eventually divorced after 7 years of marriage.

Cherie is an American musician and actress. She is best known as a former lead vocalist of the Runaways, a rock band from Los Angeles, in the mid-to-late 1970s. As an actress, Cherie is known for her role in the movie Foxes.

Robert Hays Son

Hays and his ex-wife Cherrie Currie had a son together named Jake Hays. Their son played guitar and was part of his mother’s new touring band. No more information is available about Jack at this moment.

Robert Hays Career

Hays began his career in acting in San Diego where he lived before moving to Hollywood to further his career.

Robert portrayed the character Petruchio in a touring production of William Shakespeare’s, The Taming of the Shrew. He has since then appeared in television shows in the 90s like; Wonder Woman in the episode of “Wonder Woman In Hollywood” among many others.

Hays has also done voice work. His most outstanding voice work is as the title character in the Marvel Comics adaptation of Iron Man.

Robert Hays Airplane – Ted Striker

In the 1980 American parody film, Airplane, Hays played pilot Ted Striker. Ted is a pilot who suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as a result of the trauma he experienced during the war.

Ted is in love with Elaine Dickinson whom he met at a bar where they: “laughed, talked, danced. I never wanted it to end. I guess I still don’t.” And although he has a fear of flying, Ted is determined to get Elaine back.

He, therefore, boards a flight from Los Angeles to Chicago on which Elaine is an air hostess.

Robert Hays Net Worth

Hays has an estimated net worth of around $3 million.

Robert Hays Movies

  • Airplane!
  • Take This Job and Shove It
  • Airplane II: The Sequel
  • Trenchcoat
  • Utilities
  • Touched
  • Scandalous
  • Cat’s Eye
  • Honeymoon Academy
  • Fifty/Fifty
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
  • Partners
  • Raw Justice
  • No Dessert, Dad, till You Mow the Lawn
  • Cyber Bandits
  • Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco
  • An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster
  • Dr. T & the Women
  • Sex and a Girl

Robert Hays TV Shows

  • The Rockford Files
  • Marcus Welby, M.D.
  • The Streets of San Francisco
  • Cannon Michael Narak
  • Young Pioneers
  • Laverne & Shirley
  • The Blue Knight
  • Spencer’s Pilots
  • Most Wanted
  • Young Pioneers’ Christmas
  • Wonder Woman
  • Delta County, U.S.A.
  • The Love Boat
  • The Initiation of Sarah Scott Rafferty
  • The Young Pioneers
  • Almost Heaven
  • Will Rogers: Champion of the People
  • The Fall of the House of Usher