The story behind the robot’s involvement is even stranger. Designed, controlled and voiced by Robert Doornick, the founder of US company International Robotics, the robot has had a more successful acting career than many of his fellow cast-members. Known as Sico, it is the first non-human member of America’s Screen Actors Guild! The robot has guest-starred in Days of Our Lives, entertained Ronald Reagan at a White House dinner, toured with James Brown, and shared an intimate moment with Carly Simon in the music video for her song, My New Boyfriend: Sico presents the singer with a bouquet of flowers, before carrying her away in its arms… SICO-show