Robbie Kay is a British actor. Robbie Kay moved to Brussels, Belgium at a young age. His mother Stephanie is from Newcastle upon Tyne while his father Ivan is from Peterborough. His grandfather Alex was of Czech/Bulgarian descent.
In 2006 Robbie Kay and his family moved to Prague in the Czech Republic, where he attended the International School of Prague. He saw a note for English-speaking children to be extras in a film on a school noticeboard.
Despite a lack of previous acting experience, this led Robbie Kay to get a speaking part in The Illusionist, but his scenes were eventually cut from the film.
After small roles in Hannibal Rising and My Boy Jack, a Canadian production company asked Robbie Kay to play the part of Young Jakob which involved a 9 week shooting schedule, three of which on Greek islands.