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Tim Robbins ACTOR




TIM ROBBINS BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Tim Robbins was born on October 16th, 1958 in West Covina, California with the birth name Timothy Francis Robbins, born to Gil Robbins a singer and actress, Mary Robbins.  Tim was raised in New York City and by the age of twelve he was already pursuing acting working as a stage actor.  He attended Stuyvesant High School and after earning his diploma, he relocated to Los Angeles where he studied drama at UCLA.  In 1981 he earned his college degree and then formed the Actors' Gang theater group.
 
After gaining some experience as a stage actor he began working on television appearing in a number of television series such as, "St. Elsewhere" (1982), "At Ease" (1983), "Legmen" (1984), "Hardcastle and McCormick" (1984), "Santa Barbara" (1984) and "The Love Boat" (1984).
 
In addition to his early television roles hRobbins also added a number of film credits to his resume appearing on the big screen in, "Bull Durham" (1988) starring Kevin Costner and Susan Sanandon, "Cadillac Man" (1990) co-starring Robin Williams, "The Player" (1992), "Bob Roberts" (1992) and "The Hudsucker Proxy" (1994).
 
For his role in, "The Player", he won the Best Actor Award and his next big hit was in the film, "The Shawshank Redemption" (1994) co-starring with Morgan Freeman.  His next award came in 2003 for his role in the film, "Mystic River", for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor.
 
Alongside his successful acting career has been an equally successful career as a writer, producer and director.  He earned a Oscar nomination for Best Director for the film, "Dead Man Walking" (1995) starring Sean Penn, followed by directing such films as, "Cradle Will Rock" (1999) and the television series, "Queen Supreme" (2003). 
 
Some of his most recent film roles include, "The Lucky One's" (2008), "Green Lantern" (2011), "Thanks for Sharing" (2012) and "1942" (2012).  He has also added voice over credits on such television series as, "The Simpsons" (1999), "Jack and Bobby" (2005) and the film, "The Cradle Will Rock" (1999).
 
Not only has he made himself well known on the acting side of Hollywood, Robbins also released an album in 2010 titled, "Tim Robbins & The Rogues Gallery Band" which was a collection of songs from over twenty five years.
 
Tim Robbins has married only once to actress, Susan Sarandon whom and they have two sons together.  In 2009, this marriage ended in divorce.   
 

Filmography

2012   1942

2012   Thanks for Sharing 

2012   Portlandia 

2011   Green Lantern

2011   Cinema Verite

2008   City of Ember 

2008   The Lucky Ones 

2007   Behind the Director's Son's Cut 

2007   Noise

2006   Tim Robbins: The Punk Gets Responsible

2006   Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny 

2006   Catch a Fire

2005   Zathura: A Space Adventure

2005   Embedded 

2005   The Secret Life of Words 

2005   War of the Worlds 

2005   Jack & Bobby

2004   Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

2003   Code 46

2003   Mystic River 

2003   Freedom: A History of Us

2002   The Truth About Charlie

2001   Human Nature 

2001   Antitrust 

2000   High Fidelity 

2000   Mission to Mars 

1999   The Simpsons 

1999   Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me 

1999   Cradle Will Rock 

1999   Arlington Road 

1997   Nothing to Lose 

1994   I.Q.

1994   PrĂȘt-Ă -Porter 

1994   The Shawshank Redemption

1994   The Hudsucker Proxy 

1993   Short Cuts

1992   Bob Roberts

1992   The Player

1991   Jungle Fever 

1990   Jacob's Ladder 

1990   Cadillac Man 

1989   Erik the Viking 

1989   Miss Firecracker 

1989   Twister 

1988   Bull Durham

1988   Tapeheads

1987   Five Corners 

1986   Saturday Night Live 

1986   Howard the Duck 

1986   Top Gun 

1986   Amazing Stories

1985   Malice in Wonderland 

1985   Fraternity Vacation 

1985   Moonlighting 

1985   The Sure Thing 

1984   No Small Affair 

1984   Toy Soldiers 

1984   Hill Street Blues 

1984   The Love Boat 

1984   Santa Barbara

1984   Hardcastle and McCormick

1984   Legmen

1983   Quarterback Princess 

1983   At Ease 

1982   St. Elsewhere 

1979   Buck Rogers in the 25th Century 







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