Robin Givens

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Robin Simone Givens
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/27/1964, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor; model
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Robin Givens Fast Facts:
  • Took acting classes at New York's American Academy of Dramatic Arts when she was 10 years old.
  • Enrolled as a freshman at Sarah Lawrence College to study medicine at age 15; decided to pursue acting during her junior year.
  • Made film debut in 1978 as an extra in The Wiz.
  • Debuted on TV in 1985 in a guest-starring role in an episode of the sitcom The Cosby Show.
  • Was founder and director of Never Blue Productions in New York City.
  • Worked as a model for the Ford Agency in New York.
  • Posed nude for Playboy magazine in September of 1994.
  • Performed in an off-Broadway production of The Vagina Monologues in 2000.
  • Debuted on Broadway in 2006 in the role of Roxie Hart in the musical Chicago.
  • Penned her own memoir in 2007, entitled Grace Will Lead Me Home.
  • Robin Givens Relationships:
  • Mike Tyson - Ex-husband
  • Stephanie Givens - Sister
  • William Givens Jensen - Son
  • Svetozar Marinkovic - Ex-husband
  • Ruth Roper - Mother
  • Michael Givens - Son
  • Brian Robbins - Ex-significant Other
  • Howard Stern - Ex-significant Other
  • Murphy Jensen - Ex-significant Other
  • Reuben Givens - Father
  • College:
  • Attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, NY; Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY (BFA, 1984)

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