Robert P. Young is a Detroit-born actor. Soon after making his film debut as the lead in Michael B. Chait's independent action picture TORQUE, Young got the directing bug as well, and began writing and directing shorts in high school. Moving to Cambridge, MA in 2002, Young studied filmmaking at Harvard University while also performing on the college soap opera IVORY TOWER, and on stage (ABU GHRAIB, MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM).