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Born in West Covina, California, but raised in New York City, Tim Robbins is the son of former The Highwaymen singer Gil Robbins and actress Mary Robbins (née Bledsoe). Robbins studied drama at UCLA, where he graduated with honors in 1981. That same year, he formed the Actors' Gang theater group, an experimental ensemble that expressed radical ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 36 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 The Brink (TV Series) (post-production)
Walter Hollander
 2014 Welcome to Me
 2013 Life of Crime
Frank Dawson
 2012 Back to 1942
Bishop Megan
 2012 Portlandia (TV Series)
Excellency
- The Brunch Special (2012) ... Excellency
- Brunch Village (2012) ... Excellency
 2011 Cinema Verite (TV Movie)
Bill Loud
 2008 The Lucky Ones
Cheaver
 2007 Behind the Director's Son's Cut (Video short)
Erik
 2007/II Noise
David Owen
 2005 Embedded (Video)
Sarge & Cove
 2005 Jack & Bobby (TV Series)
Pres. Robert McCallister
- Legacy (2005) ... Pres. Robert McCallister (voice)
 2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Public TV News Anchor (uncredited)
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Workingmen's Party Voice / Moses Brown / Gen, Winfield Scott Hancock
- Whose Land Is This? (2003) ... Workingmen's Party Voice
- Wake Up America (2003) ... Moses Brown
- A War to End Slavery (2003) ... Gen, Winfield Scott Hancock
 1999 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Jim Hope
- Grift of the Magi (1999) ... Jim Hope (voice)
 1999 Cradle Will Rock
Voice On Film Reel (voice, uncredited)
 1994 I.Q.
Ed Walters
 1993 Short Cuts
Gene Shepard
 1991 Jungle Fever
Jerry
 1989 Twister
Jeff
 1988 Tapeheads
Josh Tager
 1986 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Bob Roberts
- Steve Guttenberg/The Pretenders (1986) ... Bob Roberts (uncredited)
 1986 Top Gun
Merlin
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Jordan's Phantom
- Mirror, Mirror (1986) ... Jordan's Phantom
 1985 Fraternity Vacation
Larry "Mother" Tucker
 1985 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Fremmer
- Gunfight at the So-So Corral (1985) ... Fremmer
 1985 The Sure Thing
Gary Cooper
 1984 No Small Affair
Nelson
 1984 Toy Soldiers
Boe
 1984 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Patrolman Lawrence Swan
- Rookie Nookie (1984) ... Patrolman Lawrence Swan
 1984 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Man
- Episode #1.8 (1984) ... Man
 1984 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Johnson
- Scared Stiff (1984) ... Johnson
 1984 Legmen (TV Series)
Brewster Kingston
- How the Other Half Dies (1984) ... Brewster Kingston
 1983 Quarterback Princess (TV Movie)
Marvin
 1983 At Ease (TV Series)
Medic
- A Tankful of Dollars (1983) ... Medic
 1979 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series)
Slave
- Planet of the Slave Girls (1979) ... Slave (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Slick Slack Griff Graff". Also in cast: Adam Simon. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 15 Interviews | 7 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 5" (1.96 m)
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Personal Quote:

We have right now a media that is willfully ignoring the high crimes and misdemeanors of the president of the United States. [Bill Clinton] lied about a blowjob and got impeached by the media and Congress. [George W. Bush] got us into the Iraq war based on lies that he knew were lies . . . His war has recruited more Al-Qaeda members than Osama bin Laden could ever have dreamed for . . . yet no ... See more »

Trivia:

Is good friends with John Cusack, in addition to being his co-star in six films: Bob Roberts (1992), Cradle Will Rock (1999), High Fidelity (2000), The Player (1992), The Sure Thing (1985), and Tapeheads (1988). See more »

Trademark:

Understated but emotional performances See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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