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Tim Robbins

Timothy Francis "Tim" Robbins (born October 16, 1958) is an American actor, screenwriter, director, producer, activist and musician. He is the former longtime partner of actress Susan Sarandon. He is known for his roles as Nuke in Bull Durham, Andy Dufresne in The Shawshank Redemption, and as Dave Boyle in Mystic River, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Robbins was born in West Covina, California, and raised in New York City, the son of Mary Robbins (née Bledsoe), an actress, and Gilbert Lee Robbins (1931–2011), a musician, folk singer, actor and former manager of The Gaslight Cafe. Robbins has two sisters, Adele and Gabrielle, and a brother, David. Robbins was raised Catholic. He moved to Greenwich Village with his family at a young age, while his father pursued a career as a member of the folk music group The Highwaymen. Robbins started doing theater at age twelve and joined the drama club at Stuyvesant High School. He spent two years at SUNY Plattsburgh and then returned to California to study at the UCLA Film School. Robbins's acting career began at Theater for the New City, where he spent his teenage years in their Annual Summer Street Theater and

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Tim Robbins -- The Street Hockey Player

Tim Robbins
The Street Hockey Player

Notorious New York Rangers fan Tim Robbins gave his 55-year-old body a workout by playing street hockey with a few friends in Santa Monica recently.Do you think breathing through your eyelids… READ MORE >

Tim Robbins -- Support Group on Ice

Tim Robbins
Support Group on Ice

Tim Robbins isn't letting news of his split with Susan Sarandon get him down. Dude chilled with his son at Madison Square Garden last night to watch the N.Y. Rangers beat down the Florida Panthers. READ MORE >

- 1831 days ago
Tim Robbins & Susan Sarandon Call it Quits

Tim Robbins & Susan Sarandon
Call it Quits

No Hollywood relationship is safe. Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon have officially broken up. The couple -- who never married -- had been together for 23 years. They have two sons together. READ MORE >

- 1832 days ago
Vote Board to Robbins: Turn Pissy into PSA!

Vote Board to Robbins: Turn Pissy into PSA!

After getting reamed by Tim Robbins over that whole polling place snafu, the NYC Board of Elections wants Testy Tim to turn that frown upside down -- and do a PSA for 'em!Officials tell TMZ… READ MORE >

- 2232 days ago
Tim Robbins Couldn't Vote -- Cops Called

Tim Robbins Couldn't Vote -- Cops Called

Tim Robbins tried voting at his NYC polling place earlier today. There was some kind of ruckus and the cops were called.Apparently, Robbins has been voting at that polling place for more than a… READ MORE >

- 2246 days ago
Tim vs. John: Who'd You Rather?

Tim vs. John
Who'd You Rather?

Oscar winner Tim Robbins turns 49 on Tuesday, while Grammy winner John Mayer turns the big 3-0.The question is ... READ MORE >

- 2631 days ago
Tim Robbins Sticks It to Little Kids

Tim Robbins Sticks It to Little Kids

At almost 6'5", Tim Robbins towers over his peers in Hollywood, and he decided to use that vertical advantage against some actual little people -- kids -- on the street hockey field yesterday in… READ MORE >

- 2653 days ago
Big Apple Bash

Big Apple Bash

TMZ's cameras were outside the celeb-packed NY soiree after the screening of "Flags Of Our Fathers" at the SoHo Grand Hotel on Tuesday night, and we were able to catch all the action going… READ MORE >

- 2995 days ago
Tim & Susan -- Huge Hockey Fans?

Tim & Susan
Huge Hockey Fans?

Jack Nicholson at a Lakers game is a normal occurrence, but Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon at a NY Rangers game not so much. You may not know this, but apparently the A-list couple are die hard… READ MORE >

- 3006 days ago
Julia Makes Her Broadway Debut

Julia
Makes Her Broadway Debut

Oprah Winfrey, James Gandolfini, Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins all turned out for the much-hyped premiere of 'Three Days of Rain' -- Julia Roberts' Broadway debut. "It was just a great… READ MORE >

- 3175 days ago

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