Tim Robbins

Tim Robbins

Oct. 16th, 1958
Born in
West Covina, California, USA
6' 5"

Tim Robbins' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Spoils Of Babylon TV Show
The Spoils Of Babylon
A Current Affair (AU) TV Show
A Current Affair (AU)
Legmen TV Show

Main Movie Roles

2011 - Green Lantern
2008 - City of Ember
2008 - The Lucky Ones
2007 - Then She Found Me
2006 - Catch a Fire
2005 - The Secret Life of Words
2005 - War of the Worlds
2005 - Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
2005 - Zathura: A Space Adventure
2004 - WMD: Weapons of Mass Deception
2004 - Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
2003 - Mystic River
2003 - Code 46
2002 - The Truth About Charlie
2001 - Antitrust
2001 - Human Nature
2000 - Mission to Mars
2000 - High Fidelity
1999 - Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
1999 - Arlington Road
1997 - Nothing to Lose
1994 - The Shawshank Redemption
1994 - Prêt-à-porter
1994 - I.Q.
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
1988 - Bull Durham
1988 - Tapeheads
1986 - Top Gun
1986 - Howard the Duck
1985 - The Sure Thing
1985 - Fraternity Vacation
1976 - Network

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Andrew Reinhardt
Young Erik
Bob Roberts
Jordan's Phantom
Jim Hope (Voiced)
[Complete List]


Born in West Covina, California, but raised in New York City, Tim Robbins is the son of former The Highwaymen singer Gil Robbins and actress Mary Robbins (I). Robbins studied drama at UCLA, where he graduated with honors in 1981. That same year, he formed the Actors' Gang theater group, an experimental ensemble that expressed radical political observations through the European avant-garde form of theater. He started film work in TV movies in 1983, but hit the big time in 1988 with his portrayal of dim-witted fastball pitcher "Nuke" Laloosh in Bull Durham (1988). Tall with baby-faced looks, he has the ability to play naive and obtuse (Cadillac Man (1990) and The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)) or slick and shrewd (The Player (1992) and Bob Roberts (1992)).

  • At 6' 5", he is the tallest actor ever to have won an Oscar. The tallest actor ever nominated was 'James Cromwell (I)' (qv) at 6' 7".
  • Is good friends with 'John Cusack' (qv), in addition to being his co-star in six films: _Bob Roberts (1992)_ (qv), _Cradle Will Rock (1999)_ (qv), _High Fidelity (2000)_ (qv), _The Player (1992)_ (qv), _The Sure Thing (1985)_ (qv), and _Tapeheads (1988)_ (qv).
  • (1995) Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#94).
  • Grew up in Greenwich Village and graduated from Stuyvesant H.S. in New York City.
  • Has played in the Heroes of Hockey game at the National Hockey League's All-Star Game.
  • Was in attendance at 'Chris Penn (I)' (qv)'s funeral.
  • Revealed on _"The Colbert Report" (2005)_ (qv) that of all the movies he's made, _Bull Durham (1988)_ (qv) is his favorite.
  • (August 2001) A long-time Green Party member (along with partner, 'Susan Sarandon' (qv)), he was repeatedly criticized by other Hollywood stars for voting for 'Ralph Nader (I)' (qv) in the controversial 2000 election. He wrote a small essay about why he made the choice in the August 6, 2001, edition of "The Nation," a monthly progressive magazine.

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