Robin Wright Biography

Birthday: 1966-04-08
Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas USA
Height: 5' 6" (1.68 m)
Wiki Biography: Robin Virginia Wright was born in Dallas, Texas, but grew up in San Diego, California. She started her professional career as a model in 1980 at age 14, and worked both in Paris and Japan. After finishing high school she decided to become an actress. She got a role on the soap opera "Santa Barbara" (1984), for which she was nominated three times for a Daytime Emmy. During the first season of the show, she fell in love with fellow cast member Dane Witherspoon, whom she married in 1986. Meanwhile, she starred in The Princess Bride (1987), playing the title role. After leaving the cast of Santa Barbara, she got the starring role in Denial (1990) alongside Jason Patric. In 1990, she was in State of Grace (1990), where she met actor Sean Penn, by whom she had a daughter, Dylan Frances, and a son, Hopper Jack. After taking some time off, Robin was back to Hollywood with one the best roles of her career: She played Tara in The Playboys (1992). She was extremely stunning and brilliant. Then, she acted in Toys (1992) with Robin Williams, and she gave a funny performance. In 1994, Wright was in the blockbuster hit Forrest Gump (1994), with Tom Hanks. For her performance as Jenny, she got a nomination for a Golden Globe Award. She got a small role in The Crossing Guard (1995), which starred Jack Nicholson. After turning down 14 roles, she played the title role of MGM/UA upcoming Moll Flanders (1996), directed by Pen Densham. Her co-stars are Morgan Freeman and Stockard Channing. She just started to star in Erin Dignam's Loved (1997), with William Hurt.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Santa Barbara Kelly Capwell Perkins / ... 1984 Drama
A Home at the End of the World Clare 2004 Drama
State of Play Anne Collins 2009 Drama
Underage and Pregnant Liv 2011
House of Cards (2013) Claire Underwood 2222
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Princess Bride Buttercup 1987 0, Biography, 0, 0
Denial Sara / Loon 1990 Drama
State of Grace Kathleen Flannery 1990 Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Playboys Tara Maguire 1992 Drama, Romance
Toys 1992 Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
The Crossing Guard 1995 0, Game Show
Moll Flanders Moll Flanders 1996 0
She's So Lovely Maureen 1997 Game Show, 0, Biography
Loved Hedda Amerson 1997 Drama, Thriller
Hurlyburly 1998 Comedy, Drama
Beowulf Wealthow 1999 0, Sport, Game Show, Reality Tv
A Christmas Carol Fan 1999 0
Message in a Bottle Theresa Osborne 1999 Drama, Romance
Unbreakable Audrey Dunn 2000 Game Show, 0
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog Melanie McGowen 2003 Comedy, Drama
Virgin Mrs. Reynolds 2003 Drama
The Singing Detective Nicola / Nina / Blonde 2003 Comedy, Crime, Musical
A Home at the End of the World Clare 2004 Biography
Nine Lives Diana 2005 Drama
Sorry, Haters 2006 Drama, Thriller
Hounddog 2007
What Just Happened? Kelly 2008
Disney's A Christmas Carol Belle 2008
What Just Happened Kelly 2008
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Pippa Lee 2009 0, 0
State of Play Anne Collins 2009 Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Conspirator Mary Surratt 2010 Comedy, 0, 0
I'm Still Here Herself 2010 Comedy, Drama, Music
Breaking and Entering Liv 2011 0
Moneyball Sharon 2011
Adore Roz 2013 0
The Congress Robin Wright 2013 Animation, Action
A Most Wanted Man Martha Sullivan 2013 Thriller