Robert Neary was born and raised on Long Island, NY. He gained immediate success, as an actor, after moving to Los Angeles, when he was 20 years old, with a guest star role in the Televsion series "Fame", and then opposite Jason Bateman in the film, "Teen Wolf Too". After a 2 year stint on General Hospital, as Officer Frank Marino, Robert moved to Nashville to pursue Contemporary Gospel music. He recorded 2 solo projects, before returning back to LA and his first love of acting. He has since, gone on to guest star in over 50 television shows, including "Criminal Minds", "Sons of Anarchy", "The Closer", "Grey's Anatomy", " Blue Bloods", "Justified", "The Fosters", "FBI: Most Wanted", "Weeds", "Medium" "NCIS" and "NCIS New Orleans". He has also done over 25 national commercials and Motion Pictures.
Robert landed his 1st Broadway show in 1996, starring in "Smokey Joe's Cafe", where he met his wife, Natasha. Together they went on to tour in the Elton John, Tim Rice Broadway hit, "Aida", where he played the evil, Zoser.
In 2017, Robert returned to NY, for a 3rd time, when he understudied the lead role of Sonny, in the Broadway smash, "A Bronx Tale, The Musical", and got the chance to perform the famed role, over a dozen times.
Robert grew up listening, mimicking, and creating his style, to only 2 people in the music world. Elvis Presley and Neil Diamond.
It has been a deep passion, to one day perform and put together a tribute show to Neil Diamond, like none other.