Tim Robbins Biography

Updated On Feb 12, 2019 Published On Oct 09, 2015
Facts of Tim Robbins
Date of Birth: 1958 , October-16
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
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Tim Robbins is one of the multi-talented people from the United States. He is an actor and as well the producer and director. He has also established himself as a musician. He is popular in the world for portraying this role in one of the best movie of Hollywood, The Shawshank Redemption.

Tim Robbins' early life

Tim Robbins was from the upper-class family born as Timothy Francis Robbins on the 16th October 1958 in West Covina, California, the United States of America to Gil Robbins and Mary Bledsoe Robbins. He is an American and is white.

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He has attended Stuyvesant High School and was rolled enrolled at UCLA Film School from where Tim Robbins graduated with a degree in drama.

Tim Robbins' career

He began his career from 1979. From that time on he has appeared in several movies and has also won several awards.

Tim Robbins has appeared in Bull Durham, starring Kevin Costner and Susan Sarandon, as Nuke Laloosh, in Jacob's Ladder, as Jacob Singer, and in Mystic River.

He is best known for portraying the character Andy Dufresne in the film The Shawshank Redemption where he played the lead opposite to Morgan Freeman.

Tim Robbins' personal life

Tim Robbins has never been married in his life but there is some information about his love affairs. He had romantic love affairs with Susan Sarandon. Her full name is Susan Abigail Sarandon and she is one of the renowned actresses from the United States.

They began dating each other from the start of 1988. They also had two children together. After being together for about two decades, they decided to end their love affairs in 2009 and they finally got separated at the end of that year.

Besides this love life, he is not involved in any other kind of relationship. 

Tim Robbins' net worth

It is rumored that his net worth is around $60 million. It also consists of the $5 million houses which Tim Robbins has bought at Pound Ridge, New York.

Tim Robbins starred in the film Majorie Prime, which had a box office earnings of $224,850.

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Born in West Covina, California

October 16 , 1958

Tim Robbins was from the upper class family born as Timothy Francis Robbins in West Covina, California, United States of America to Gil Robbins and Mary Bledsoe Robbins. He is an American and is of white descent. 

Began dating Susan Sarandon

1988

Tim Robbins had romantic love affairs with Susan Sarandon. Her full name is Susan Abigail Sarandon and she is one of the renowned actresses from United States. They began dating each other from the start of 1988. 

Broke up with Susan Sarandon

2009

Tim Robbins love life with Susan Sarandon had sad ending in 2009. They also had two children together. After being together for about two decades, they decided to end their love affairs in 2009 and they finally got separated at the end of that year. 

First child, Jack Henry Robbins

May 15 , 1989

Tim Robbins became father for the first time in his life in 1989 and that was with his girlfriend, Susan Sarandon after dating her for about a year. She gave birth to their first child together on 15th may and they named their child, Jack Henry Robbins. 

Second child, Miles Robbins

May 4 , 1992

At the end of 1991, Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon announced that they are expecting their second child together. She gave birth to their second child on May 4th, 1992 and it was a son and they named him, Miles Robbins. 

Won Academy Awards, USA

2004

Academy Awards, USA is one of the prestigious awards in Hollywood and Tim Robbins has once been honored with this award. He won this award for the first time in his life in 2004 and that was for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. 

Won Golden Globes, USA

1993

Every celebrity feels really honored if they are awarded with the Golden Globes, USA. Tim Robbins has been able to win this award for three different times in his life. He got his first nomination in this award in 1993 and that was for Best Performance by an Actor from two different movies. 

Won Awards Circuit Community Awards

2003

It seems like his role in Mystic River is one of the best role Tim Robbins has ever played in his life. In 2003, he got his nomination in Awards Circuit Community Awards for his role in that movie; he won this award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. 

Won Berlin International Film Festival

1996

Tim Robbins got his nomination in Berlin International Film Festival from four different categories for his role in the Dead Man Walking. That year he won this award for Competition and also from two different nominations. 

His father Gilbert Lee Robbins died

2011

Tim Robbins was born to Gil Robbins and Mary Bledsoe Robbins. His mother was one of the great actresses during her time and his father was also a great musician. He was also an actor. He died an unfortunate death in 2011. 

Graduated from UCLA Film School

1982

Tim Robbins received his formal education from Stuyvesant High School. While he was there he was associated with some local musical bands. He also took several acting classes there. After that he was enrolled in UCLA Film School. 

Began his acting career

1979

Tim Robbins dreamed to be a great celebrity since his childhood days. Maybe his parents were also his encouragement and inspiration. They were also great celebrity of their time. He began his acting career from his high school days. 

Rose to prominence

1988

It took him almost a decade to finally earn his name and fame. Tim Robbins became known to the world as an actor after he portrayed his role in the movie, Bull Durham. It was one of the hit movies of that time as its box office earning was $50.9 million.