Robert Pine (born Granville Whitelaw Pine) is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Sgt. Joseph Getraer on CHiPs and has been playing roles since the 1960s.


Pine was born in New York City, New York, on July 10, 1941, and raised in Scarsdale. His parents were Virginia and Granville Martin Pine, who was a patent attorney. Pine attended college with the intention of becoming a pre-med student, but eventually chose to pursue acting as a career instead. He is a graduate of the Ohio Wesleyan University and a member of the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. Pine started acting in the 1960s, starting with a guest-star role on Kraft Suspense Theatre, in which he portrayed Denny Wentworth. He attained dozens of roles before he landed his best-known role as Joseph Getraer on CHiPs.

In his personal life, Pine is married to fellow actress Gwynne Gilford, who appeared on CHiPs as the wife of Pine's character. They have two children together, named Chris and Katherine. Chris went on to become an actor himself.

On Criminal MindsEdit

Pine portrayed Doug Gregory, the father of serial-turned-spree killer Mark Gregory, in the Season One episode Charm and Harm.


For a full filmography, see here.

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