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Tim Robbins

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Biography

Robbins at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival

Source: Wikipedia

Timothy Francis "Tim" Robbins (born October 16, 1958) is an American actor, screenwriter, director, producer, activist and musician. He is known for his roles as Nuke LaLoosh in Bull Durham, Jacob Singer in Jacob's Ladder, Griffin Mill in The Player, Andy Dufresne in The Shawshank Redemption, and as Dave Boyle in Mystic River, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, and for directing films such as Dead Man Walking.

Fact file

  • Born: Timothy Francis Robbins October 16, 1958 (age 56) West Covina, California, U.S.
  • Residence: Pound Ridge, New York
  • Alma mater: UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television of the University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., Drama, 1981)
  • Occupation: Actor, director, producer, screenwriter, activist, musician
  • Years active: 1979–present
  • Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
  • Partner(s): Susan Sarandon (1988–2009)
  • Website: timrobbins.net

Read more about Tim Robbins at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

The 99-Seat Beat: Tim Robbins aids an injured soldier in 'Johnny Got His Gun'; a theater revisits a tale that inspired Hitchcock; and more
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-10-12 13:00:00
Think of them this weekend as mental gymnasiums. In Los Angeles’ smaller theaters you can work out with an injured soldier dreaming of social revolution in “Johnny Got His Gun,” a colorful character from Los Angeles history spinning stories in “Señor Plummer’s Final Fiesta,” a bullied youth seeking...

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Variety, 2018-09-18 17:00:06
The first time movie audiences saw Jack Black, who receives his Walk of Fame star on Sept. 18, he made an impression before he even opened his mouth. Black was 23 and making his film debut in the 1992 political satire “Bob Roberts,” playing a nervous fanboy of Tim Robbins’ ...

Mixed celebrity reaction to 'popular film' Oscar category
USA Today Movies, 2018-08-10 12:44:21
As the Academy Awards announces a new category for "outstanding achievement in popular film," A-list actors including Mark Wahlberg, Tim Robbins and Luke Evans react to the news. (Aug. 10)         

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