He was known for his ability with the ball and skill at dispossessing opponents. He spent the next five seasons in Leverkusen  without any significant success, as the club did not win any trophy during that period, although they were three times Bundesliga runners—up. On 15 July , he signed for Juventus. He was one of the few first—team players that decided to stay in Juve following its demotion to Serie B. He made a total of 35 appearances and scored one goal before he moved back to Germany, this time for Borussia Dortmund. On 29 January , close to the January transfer window deadline, he signed 1 and a half year contract with Croatian champions Dinamo Zagreb.
If you were walking down the street and passed by actor Robert Kovacs nobody would question if you did a double-take or two. Ruggedly handsome, the Hungarian-born actor and stuntman bears more than a strong resemblance to one of the greatest icons of action cinema, Charles Bronson. Kovacs took time out from promoting his new film to chat with Media Mikes. I have always loved film. Since seeing the Westerns on the movie theatre screens as a boy. This caused me to work as a stunt man and live performer at Wild West shows all across Europe including Almeria, Spain where I was the Sheriff for many years.
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A professionally trained actor at Maria Mezey Theatre School Budapest , his love for the wild west and classic American film have led him to travel the world. One of the most seasoned professionals in the game, Kovacs has worked as a carpenter, professional horseman, musician, stuntman, acrobat, former military service member and judo player. Jason Price of Icon Vs. How did you get involved with the arts early in life and what made you pursue your passion for acting professionally? I always loved acting and movies, ever since I saw the American Westerns in Cinema as a child. I was horse breeder as a young man and accomplished equestrian rider so performing as a cowboy in Live Western shows in Europe seemed like a great way to showcase my talents in front of crowds. I wished to hone my craft even further, so I even enrolled in professional acting classes. As a fan of cinema, what are some of the films that had a large impact on you early in life? The classic westerns, especially the films of Sergio Leone. The Harmonica character portrayed by Charles Bronson is a fine performance.