Swordfight choreographer who has created many memorable scenes with Hollywood stuntmen. His films include Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon; The Big Lebowski; and American Beauty.
He grew up in a family of puppeteers. He debuted in the 1994 film, Ring of Steel.
He created the first user-content web series, The Hunted.
Robert's parents were named Leonora and Gerald Chapin, and worked as puppeteers and stuntmen.
He created the visual effects of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, starring Zhang Ziyi.