Robert Engels is an American born writer, producer, and director as well as being a professor of screenwriting at Cal State Fullerton.
He graduated from Saint John"s Preparatory School in Collegeville, Minnesota
In 1967. He wrote several episodes of and produced Twin Peaks and also co-wrote the 1992 film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Maine. He is also credited with writing and producing several other television series, such as seaQuest DSV and Gene Roddenberry"s Andromeda. In 1993, he was nominated (with David Lynch) for a Saturn Award for best writing, for his work on Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Maine.
His only on screen appearances (so far) have been on seaQuest during its first season as Malcolm Lansdowne.