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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 32 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Spoils Before Dying (TV Mini-Series)
Red-Vested Bartender
- The Trip Trap (2015) ... Red-Vested Bartender
 2015 A Perfect Day
 2014 Welcome to Me
Dr. Daryl Moffet
 2012 Back to 1942
Bishop Megan
 2012 Portlandia (TV Series)
- The Brunch Special (2012) ... Excellency
- Brunch Village (2012) ... Excellency
 2011 Cinema Verite (TV Movie)
Bill Loud
 2008 The Lucky Ones
 2007 Behind the Director's Son's Cut (Video short)
 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
 1989 Twister
 1988 Tapeheads
Josh Tager
 1986 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Bob Roberts
- Steve Guttenberg/The Pretenders (1986) ... Bob Roberts (uncredited)
 1986 Top Gun
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Jordan's Phantom
- Mirror, Mirror (1986) ... Jordan's Phantom
 1985 Fraternity Vacation
Larry "Mother" Tucker
 1985 Moonlighting (TV Series)
- Gunfight at the So-So Corral (1985) ... Fremmer
 1985 The Sure Thing
Gary Cooper
 1984 Toy Soldiers
 1984 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Patrolman Lawrence Swan
- Rookie Nookie (1984) ... Patrolman Lawrence Swan
 1984 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
- Episode #1.8 (1984) ... Man
 1984 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
- Scared Stiff (1984) ... Johnson
 1984 Legmen (TV Series)
Brewster Kingston
- How the Other Half Dies (1984) ... Brewster Kingston
 1983 Quarterback Princess (TV Movie)
 1983 At Ease (TV Series)
- A Tankful of Dollars (1983) ... Medic
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(7/02) Stage: Appeared (as "Nick") in "The Guys" by Anne Nelson(The Actors' Gang, Hollywood, CA). See more »

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

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6' 5" (1.96 m)

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There are scripts that you don't want to touch at all, that are so brilliant that you just have to figure a way into the character, and that's your job. There's other stuff that you have to fill out on your own and flesh out on your own. I try not to get involved with rewriting. I don't think it's necessary for an actor to do that. I think it's necessary for an actor to say, 'This doesn't ring ... See more »


Was considered for the role of Dr. Doom in Fantastic Four (2005) and Eddie Darko in Donnie Darko (2001). See more »


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