We’re super pumped about Robert R. Shafer returning to his home-state of West Virginia for Causeacon!
You may recognize Robert from the hit show “The Office” as Bob Vance, Vance Refrigeration or in the horror movie Psycho Cop as Officer Joe Vickers, the Psycho Cop!
Robert Ray Shafer Jr. was born in Charleston, West Virginia, in April, 1958. His father was a heavy equipment operator and his mother a housewife. As a child he also lived in Bowie, Maryland, and graduated from high school in Romeo, Michigan, in 1976. After attending Broward College in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Shafer moved to Los Angeles in 1980. He studied acting with Peggy Feury at The Loft Studios and works in feature films, television, commercials, voice overs and the theater. He is best known for his role as Bob Vance in the much beloved NBC series “The Office” and as Officer Joe Vickers in the cult horror flicks, Psycho Cop
and Psycho Cop Returns
. He has appeared in over 80 film and television roles. He is single and has a 10 handicap.
Robert will be hosting a few panels during Causeacon and will be attending The Office Trivia on Friday. He will also be hosting a special screening of his independent film, Dick Dickster Friday night! This panel will be 18+ and valid ID will be required at the door.
is about a washed up filmmaker (played by Robert Ray Shafer) who’s on the verge of losing it all when a fan begins shooting a documentary chronicling his downward spiral, including interviews with producers, directors and actors detailing their bizarre encounters with him. Just as Dickster is on the verge of complete self destruction, a new project is offered to him that could save his career and his life.