'Prison Break' actor Robert Knepper hit with four more sexual assault accusationsDecember 5, 2017 10:46pm

Dec. 05-- "Prison Break" actor Robert Knepper was slapped with four more accusations of sexual assault Tuesday by women who say the actor's initial accuser inspired them to come forward.

Three of the women, all of whom were working with Knepper in a professional capacity, tell The Hollywood Reporter he pinned them up against a wall and forcibly kissed them, while a fourth woman claims he forced her to touch his erection.

Knepper, who currently stars on the series "iZombie," denied all four allegations in a statement to the outlet.

"We have come to a time where hard-earned careers are being lost on the basis of accusations. I need to reiterate that these accusations against me are false. We have lost the presumption of innocence; we have lost 'due process'; and we have lost the ability to review evidence-allowing the media to become both 'judge and jury.' Until I can sit down and have a dialogue with my accusers, managed not by the press but by an impartial mediator, I have nothing further to say on this matter," he wrote.

The new accusations stretch back decades, starting with Robin Saex Garbose, who says she was just 23 when Knepper, 58, assaulted her in 1983.

Garbose claims she was helping run a casting session for a production of "June Moon" in New York City when Knepper, who was auditioning for a part, followed her into an office, pushed her against a wall and forcibly kissed her.

Her story closely echoes that of his second accuser, who opted to remain anonymous because her husband is a prominent TV actor.

The unidentified woman says she was 22 in 1989 when she was tasked with helping Knepper move into an apartment in San Diego (she worked for a theater and he was starring in one of the theater's plays.)

When they entered his bedroom, he allegedly pinned her up against the closet wall, kissed her and grabbed at her crotch.

"I was really smashed against the wall," she told The Hollywood Reporter. "It was shocking. His tongue was down my throat. You don't know what to do. It was just so stunning. It was shocking, really. I had met this person maybe five minutes before."

Meanwhile, a third woman, Emma Julia Jacobs, was a stylist on the 2010 set of "Planet of the Apes" when Knepper allegedly assaulted her.

Jacobs says the actor followed her out of an elevator and into her hotel room in Vancouver, where he "attacked" her, tearing her pants as he ripped them off.

She asserts that Knepper proclaimed he was going to have sex with her, and despite her refusal, forced her to perform oral sex.

She says he told her, "That's it, that's a good girl, just take it," as he held her down and masturbated on her.

Christy Oldham, the fourth accuser, says Knepper invited her to dinner in 2013 after a movie screening in Hollywood, and reached over mid-meal and placed her hand on his erection.

Then, she says, he pushed her against a brick wall outside and told her he would have sex with her were he not married.

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The allegations come one month after longtime Hollywood stylist Susan Bertram accused Knepper of grabbing her crotch so violently it made her bleed on the 1991 set of "Gas, Food, Lodging."

Knepper denied Bertram's allegation, and said he was "shocked and devastated to be falsely accused of violence against a woman."


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