Tim Robbins

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  • Birth Name: Timothy Francis Robbins
  • Birth Place: West Covina, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/16/1958, Libra
  • Profession: Actor; director; writer
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Tim Robbins Fast Facts:
  • His father, Gil, was a member of the late '50s-early '60s folk-music group the Highwaymen ("Michael, Row the Boat Ashore") and helped run the Gaslight Cafe in New York City's Greenwich Village.
  • At 12, he worked at the Theatre for the New City, an avant-garde group in Manhattan's East Village, trying jobs such as actor and lighting technician.
  • After graduating from college, cofounded the Actors' Gang, a collective that produced existential and surrealist works whose motto was "Dare to Be Stupid." 
  • Met former partner Susan Sarandon on the set of Bull Durham (1988).
  • His brother, David, is a musician who composed the scores for many Actors' Gang productions and several of Tim's films, including: Bob Roberts (1992); Dead Man Walking (1995); and Cradle Will Rock (1999).
  • Released his debut album along with his band, the Rogues Gallery Band, in 2011.
  • Tim Robbins Relationships:
  • Miles Guthrie Robbins - Son
  • Gil Robbins - Father
  • Mary Robbins - Mother
  • Gabrielle Robbins - Sister
  • Jack Henry Robbins - Son
  • Susan Sarandon - Ex-significant Other
  • David Robbins - Brother
  • Adele Robbins - Sister
  • Tim Robbins Awards:
  • 1993 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 2003 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Winner
  • 2003 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1993 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 2012 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2004 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 1992 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1994 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1996 Golden Globe: Best Screenplay - Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2003 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2003 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role - Winner
  • 1995 Oscar: Best Achievement in Directing - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended State University of New York, Plattsburgh, NY; University of California, Los Angeles, CA (1982)

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