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Robin Givens

Robin Simone Givens was born in New York City on 27th of November, 1964, to Ruth (Newby) and Reuben Givens. Robin's father left his family when Robin was a young girl and she seldom saw him after that. Robin's mother raised her and her younger sister in Westchester, CT. Her mother (once linked to Yankee outfielder Dave Winfield) always encouraged ... See full bio »
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 2017 God Bless the Broken Road (filming)
Karena Williams
 2017 Dreams I Never Had (completed)
Prosecuting Attorney Hernandez
 2016 Lucifer (TV Series)
Leila Simms
- Sin-Eater (2016) ... Leila Simms
 2016 Riverdale (TV Series)
Sierra McCoy
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... Sierra McCoy
 2016 God's Not Dead 2
Principal Kinney
 2016 The Perfect Match
 2016 Definitely Divorcing
 2016 Man Seeking Woman (TV Series)
Vicki Claus
- Tinsel (2016) ... Vicki Claus
 2015 A Christmas to Remember
 2015 A Perfect Wedding
Wedding Coordinator
 2015 Fear Files (TV Movie)
Elaine Channing (segment "Mama's Boy")
 2014 Unspoken Words
Mrs. Lewis
 2014 Four Seasons
 2014 Airplane vs. Volcano (Video)
Lisa Whitmore
 2014 On Angel's Wings
 2013 JK's House
Dr. Amber Jenkins
 2013 The First Family (TV Series)
- The First Pageant (2013) ... Melanie
 2013 Twisted (TV Series)
- The Truth Will Out (2013) ... Judy
- Sleeping with the Frenemy (2013) ... Judy
 2013 Will a Man Rob God? (Video)
 2013 90210 (TV Series)
Cheryl Harwood
- We All Fall Down (2013) ... Cheryl Harwood
- Scandal Royale (2013) ... Cheryl Harwood
- The Empire State Strikes Back (2013) ... Cheryl Harwood
 2012 RuPaul's Drag U (TV Series)
 2012 Retired at 35 (TV Series)
Dr. Keller
- The Dates (2012) ... Dr. Keller
 2012 Waiting for Angels (Video)
Jack's daughter
 2012 Suburgatory (TV Series)
- Independence Day (2012) ... Tulsa
 2011 Queen of Media
Wendy Williams
 2011 Tagged (TV Movie)
Marleeza Dinkins
 2011 Reed Between the Lines (TV Series)
- Let's Talk About Jealousy (2011) ... Dominique
 2011 The Love You Save (TV Movie)
 2011/II Breathe
Nurse Nancy
 2011 Chuck (TV Series)
Jane Bentley / Director Jane Bentley
- Chuck Versus the A-Team (2011) ... Director Jane Bentley
 2011 Church Girl
 2010 Nikita (TV Series)
Mary Miracle
- All the Way (2010) ... Mary Miracle
 2010 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Anne Simpson
 2010 My Parents, My Sister & Me (TV Series)
Keela Goldman
- Puppy Love (2010) ... Keela Goldman
- Labor of Love (2010) ... Keela Goldman
- Tabitha's Stew (2010) ... Keela Goldman
- Fun Raiser: Part 2 (2010) ... Keela Goldman
- Fun Raiser: Part 1 (2010) ... Keela Goldman
 2010 Enemies Among Us
 2009 A Mother's Prayer (Video)
 2009 Preaching to the Pastor
Dr. Williams
 2009 Sounds of Poetry (Short)
 2009 God Send Me a Man
 2008 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series)
- Everybody Hates Doc's (2008) ... Stacy
 2008 The Family That Preys
 2008 Burn Notice (TV Series)
- Scatter Point (2008) ... Kandi
 2007-2008 House of Payne (TV Series)
- Unexpected Results (2008) ... Tanya
- Expectations (2008) ... Tanya
- Sex, Lies and Videotapes (2008) ... Tanya
- Compromising Positions (2008) ... Tanya
- It's Getting Hot in Here (2008) ... Tanya
 2008 The Verdict (TV Movie)
 2006 Take 3 (TV Movie)
Diane McNeil
 2006 Restraining Order
Diane McNeil
 2005 Captive Hearts (TV Movie)
Jade Marlo
 2005 Flip the Script
Rain Jones
 2003-2004 One on One (TV Series)
Sheila Kerr
- Spy Games Reloaded (2004) ... Sheila Kerr
- Spy Games (2003) ... Sheila Kerr
 2003 Hollywood Wives: The New Generation (TV Movie)
 2003 Love Chronicles
Monifa Burly
 2003 A Good Night to Die
 2003 Head of State
 2002 Antibody (Video)
Rachel Saverini
 2001 Spinning Out of Control (TV Movie)
 2001/I The Elite
 2000 DAG (TV Series)
Jennifer Daggett
- Jennifer Returns (2000) ... Jennifer Daggett
 2000 The Expendables (TV Movie)
 2000 Chicken Soup for the Soul (TV Series)
- The Right Thing (2000) ... Counselor
 1999 Cosby (TV Series)
Ms. Malone
- The Vesey Method (1999) ... Ms. Malone
- Afterschool Delight (1999) ... Ms. Malone
 1999 Michael Jordan: An American Hero (TV Movie)
Juanita Vanoy / Juanita Jordan
 1999 Love Boat: The Next Wave (TV Series)
Dana Chase
- Don't Judge a Book by Its Lover (1999) ... Dana Chase
 1998 Secrets (Short)
 1997 Moesha (TV Series)
- Strike a Pose (1997) ... Ladonna
 1996 A Face to Die For (TV Movie)
 1996 In the House (TV Series)
Alex Peterson
- Three the Hard Way (1996) ... Alex Peterson
- My Crazy Valentine (1996) ... Alex Peterson
- Love on a One-Way Street (1996) ... Alex Peterson
 1995 Courthouse (TV Series)
Suzanne Graham
- Injustice for All (1995) ... Suzanne Graham
- Fair-Weathered Friends (1995) ... Suzanne Graham
- One Strike and You're Out (1995) ... Suzanne Graham
- Child Support (1995) ... Suzanne Graham
- Sex, Law and Videotape (1995) ... Suzanne Graham
 1995 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
- Cold Feet, Hot Body (1995) ... Denise
 1995 Me and the Boys (TV Series)
- The B Word (1995) ... Nina
- Goldilocks (1995) ... Nina
 1995 Dangerous Intentions
Kaye Ferrar
 1994 Foreign Student
 1992 Angel Street (TV Movie)
Det. Anita King
 1992 Angel Street (TV Series)
Detective Anita King
 1991 A Rage in Harlem
 1989 The Penthouse (TV Movie)
Dinah St. Clair
 1989 The Women of Brewster Place (TV Series)
Kiswana / Melanie Browne
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Kiswana / Melanie Browne
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Kiswana / Melanie Browne
 1988 Sonny Spoon (TV Series)
- Crimes Below the Waist (1988) ... Alvita
 1986 Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (TV Series)
Token Ware
- Pickup on Noon Street (1986) ... Token Ware
 1986 Beverly Hills Madam (TV Movie)
April Baxter
 1986 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
- The Big Bribe (1986) ... Ann
 1985 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
- Theo and the Older Woman (1985) ... Susanne
 1978 The Wiz
Guest at Aunt Emma's Party (uncredited)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (30 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (8 credits)

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Other Works:

Music Video for Toni Braxton, "He Wasn't Man Enough" (2000)

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 3 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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I left my marriage only when I felt like I was going to die physically or die emotionally. It's just amazing what becomes your normal. One day you wake up with a knife at your throat. Another day you find your shoes torn up. But now we're in world where we are far more connected and involved in each other's lives because of social media. Now women who are abused can see they're not alone. See more »


Has been separated from her tennis instructor husband, Marinkovic, since the day they married. Filed for divorce 19 December 1997 citing irreconcilable differences. See more »

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