Robert Palmer Watkins
Robert Palmer Watkins

Actor Biography

Dillon Quartermaine on ABC's "General Hospital"

Robert Palmer Watkins currently plays "Dillon Quartermaine" on ABC's daytime series GENERAL HOSPITAL. He is an actor and musician committed to the work. Robert is having a great time bringing truth and fresh nuances to "Dillon," while respecting GH's iconic legacy.

Robert's professional journey began after graduating from the prestigious American Musical and Dramatic Academy (Hollywood), quickly building an impressive list of credits. He sought roles that would not only challenge him as a performer, but also allow him to experience working in different mediums, including: TV series, TV movies, features, shorts, web series, and a documentary. Throughout this time, Robert continued to hone his craft with some of the finest acting coaches in the industry. His dedication paid off when he auditioned for, and landed his current, coveted GH role.

When he's not on set, you'll find Robert in the gym, in jam sessions with buddies, hiking, or at the beach.

Born in Salisbury, NC, Robert grew up in Winston-Salem, later moving with his family to Richmond, Virginia where he was involved in theater at both Henrico Center for the Performing Arts and Douglas Southall Freeman High School. Robert was also very active in the YMCA teen leaders program where he volunteered with fellow teens to help give back to the community. Kids and the arts remain important causes for him. Robert lives in Los Angeles.

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