- 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.
- 1996, Golden Globe — Best Screenplay - Motion Picture: Nominee
- 2012, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
- 1995, Oscar — Best Achievement in Directing: Nominee
- 1994, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
- 2004, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: Nominee
- 1993, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Winner
- 2004, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Winner
- 1993, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
- 1992, Cannes Film Festival — Best Actor: Winner
- 2016, Goya Awards — Best Supporting Actor: Nominee
- 1993, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
- 2004, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
- 2003, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Winner
- 2004, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Supporting Actor: Winner
- 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
- 2016, Berlin Film Festival — Berlinale Camera: Winner
- Gil Robbins — Father
- Mary Robbins — Mother
- Susan Sarandon — Ex-significant Other
- Adele Robbins — Sister
- Gabrielle Robbins — Sister
- David Robbins — Brother
- Miles Guthrie Robbins — Son
- Jack Henry Robbins — Son
- Attended State University of New York, Plattsburgh, New York, United States; University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States (1982)
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