Oct. 16th, 1958
West Covina, California
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Timothy Francis Robbins is an American actor, screenwriter, director, producer, activist and musician. He is known for The Shawshank Redemption, The Spoils of Babylon, The Brink and Here and Now.
- Was considered for the role of Charles Van Doren in _Quiz Show (1994)_ (qv), when 'Steven Soderbergh' (qv) was offered the opportunity to direct it.
- (August 2001) LA Weekly cover story detailed his struggle taking creative control of The Actors' Gang, the theater company he founded in 1981. Many long-time members of the group left the company during the controversy.
- Serves as the artistic director and member of the board of directors of the Actors' Gang theater company.
- After the September 11 attacks, he tried to fly out of New York City to be with 'Susan Sarandon' (qv) and their children in Hollywood. Upon finding out that all flights were grounded, he and a friend drove from New York City to Los Angeles in a 56-hour trip that began on the morning of September 12, 2001.
- Has played in the Heroes of Hockey game at the National Hockey League's All-Star Game.
- (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.
- Admits that he only did _Howard the Duck (1986)_ (qv) for the money.
- Grew up in Greenwich Village and graduated from Stuyvesant H.S. in New York City.