Who is Tim Robbins?

Tim Robbins is an American actor, a director, a screenwriter, and a producer who has won an Academy Award as well as three Golden Globes throughout his professional career. He is best known for the portrayal of Andy Dufresne in the 1994 American drama movie, ‘The Shawshank Redemption’.

He has also played the role of the blue-collar worker Dave Boyle who is continually haunted by abduction and rape in the 2003 American neo-noir mystery crime drama movie, ‘Mystic River’ for which he was awarded an Academy Award as well as a Golden Globe award.

Quick Info
Full NameTimothy Francis Robbins
Date of BirthOctober 16, 1958
Birth PlaceWest Covina, California, U.S.
Parent(s)Mary Cecelia and Gilbert Lee Robbins
OccupationActor, screenwriter, director, producer, and musician
Partner(s)Susan Sarandon (1988–2009)
Net worthUS $70 million



Tim Robbins’ full name is Timothy Francis Robbins. He was born on 16 October 1958 to his mother, Mary Cecelia Bledsoe who was a musician, and to his father, Gilbert Lee Robbins who was a singer, an actor, and the manager of The Gilbert Café. He was born and raised alongside two sisters, Adele and Gabrielle, and a brother, David Robbins who is a composer. Besides this, he is currently 62 years old with the zodiac sign of Libra.


Nationality and Physical Stats

Tim Robbins holds an American nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity of English, French-Canadian, Norwegian, Scots-Irish / Northern Irish, Scottish, German, and distant Dutch descent. He is Catholic and practices Christianity as his religion. Besides this, he stands at a height of 6 feet and 5 inches (1.96m/196cms) tall and weighs around 97kgs (213lbs). Moreover, he has a pair of black colored eyes with brown colored hair.

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Tim Robbins was interested in drama from a young age and studied in the Stuyvesant High School located in New York City. Later, in the year 1981, he studied and graduated from the UCLA Film School located in Los Angeles, California with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama.


Social Media

Tim Robbins is active on social media platforms. His Instagram account (@timrobbinshere) has over 18 thousand followers and his Twitter account (@TimRobbins1) has over 48 thousand followers. He is also available on Patreon (@TimRobbinsPresents) and his official page on Facebook (@TimRobbinsPresents) has over 194 thousand followers with over 100 thousand followers.



Tim Robbins was involved in a relationship with Susan Abigail Sarandon, an American actress, and activist. The couple has a daughter, Eva Amurri from Susan’s previous relationship and was blessed with two sons, John Henry in 1989 and another son, Miles Robbins in 1992. Unfortunately, the Sarandon-Robbins relationship ended in the year 2009 for reasons unknown.

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Tim Robbins made his debut in the world of entertainment with the role of Boe and Nelson in the 1984 movies, ‘Toy Soldiers’ and ‘No Small Affairs’. Following these roles, he went on to play the roles of Larry Tucker and Gary Cooper in movies ‘Fraternity Vacation’ and ‘The Sure Thing’ in 1985 respectively. He received widescale recognition when he played the role of Phil Blumburtt in the movie, ‘Howard the Duck’.

Likewise, he played in movies like ‘Top Gun’ in 1986, ‘Five Corners’, ‘Bull Durham’ and ‘Tapeheads’ in 1988, ‘Erik the Viking’, ‘Miss Firecracker’ and ‘Twister’ in 1989, ‘Jacob’s Ladder’ and ‘Cadillac Man’ in 1990, ‘Jungle Fever’ in 1991, ‘Bob Roberts’ and ‘The Player’ in 1992, ‘Short Cuts’ in 1993, ‘I.Q.’, ‘Prêt-à-Porter’, ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ and ‘The Hudsucker Proxy’ in 1994, ‘Dead Man Walking’ in 1995, ‘Nothing to Lose’ in 1997, ‘Austine Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me’, ‘Cradle Will Rock’ and ‘Arlington Road’ in 1999, ‘Mission to Mars’ and ‘High Fidelity’ in 2000, ‘Antitrust’, ‘Human Nature’ and ‘The Party’s Over’ in 2001,

‘The Truth About Charlie’ in 2002, ‘Mystic River’ alongside Sean Penn and Emmy Rossum, and ‘Code 46’ in 2003, ‘Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy’ in 2004, ‘The Secret Life of Words’, ‘War of the Worlds’ and ‘Zathura: A Space Adventure’ in 2005, ‘Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny’ and ‘Catch a Fire’ in 2006, ‘Noise’ in 2007, ‘The Lucky Ones’ and ‘The City of Ember’ in 2008 and ‘Green Lantern’ in 2011.

Moreover, he has also played the role of Father Megan in ‘Back to 1942’, Mike in ‘Thanks for Sharing’ in 2012, Frank Dawson in ‘Life of Crime’ in 2013, Dr. Moffat in ‘Welcome to Me’ in 2014, B in ‘A Perfect Day’ in 2015, Jon in ‘Marjorie Prime’, Sir Roger Handley III in ‘VHYes’ and Tom Terp in ‘Dark Waters’ in 2019.


Tim Robbins made his debut on television with the role of Andrew Reinhardt for three episodes of ‘St. Elsewhere’ in 1982. Likewise, he has had recurring roles in series like ‘The Love Boat’ in 1984, ‘Freedom: A History of Us’ in 2003, ‘Portlandia’ in 2012, ‘The Spoils of Babylon’ in 2014, ‘The Brink’ in 2015, ‘Here and Now’ in 2018 and had the main role of Reginald ‘Pop’ Merrill in ‘Castle Rock’ in 2019. He has also appeared for an episode each in series like ‘At Ease’ in 1983, ‘Legmen’, ‘Hardcastle and McCormick’, ‘Santa Barbara’ and ‘Hill Street Blues’ in 1984, ‘Moonlighting’ in 1985, ‘Amazing Stories’ and ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 1986 and 1992, ‘The Simpsons’ in 1999, ‘Jack and Bobby’ in 2005 and ‘The Spoils Before Dying’ in 2015.

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Tim Robbins was the winner of the 2004 Academy Awards for the Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his work in ‘Mystic River’. He has also won the Golden Globe Awards’ Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture award for his work in ‘Mystic River’ in 2004, the Ensemble Cast award shared with the cast of ‘Short Cuts’ in 1994, and the Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture award for his work in ‘The Player’. Besides this, he has won 33 other awards with a total of 39 nominations during his acting career.


Net Worth

As of the year 2020, Tim Robbins has an approximate net worth of $70 million.