Tim Robbins

Who is Tim Robbins?

Tim Robbins is an American actor, screenwriter, director, producer, and musician who has actively worked in the entertainment industry since 1982 to date. He has worked in this industry for more than 35 years. Robbins had an interest in acting which led him to join theatre at the age of 12. He started his career in television and eventually landed roles in the films. As an actor, he is well-known for his acting roles in the film ‘Mystic River’ as Dave Boyle and in the television series ‘Castle Rock’ as Pop. Likewise, he is also a writer and director who has won various awards for his writing and directing skills in the film ‘Dead Man Walking’ in 1995. Moreover, he has also received prestigious nominations and awards for his contribution to the acting industry.

Quick Info 
Full NameTimothy Francis Robbins
ProfessionActor, screenwriter, director, producer, and musician
Birth Date16 October 1958
Birth PlaceWest Covina, California, United States
ParentsGilbert Lee Robbins
Mary Cecelia
PartnerSusan Sarandon (1988-2009)
Children2 sons
Net Worth 2021$75 million
Height5 feet and 6 inches (196cm/ 1.96m)
Weight97 kg (214lbs)

Tim Robbins


Tim’s full name is Timothy Francis Robbins. He was born on 16 October 1958 in West Covina, California, United States. His father is Gilbert Lee Robbins, a folk musician, and actor while his mother, Mary Cecelia is an actress. He grew in Greenwich Village alongside his two sisters and a brother named Adele Robbins, Gabrielle Robbins, and David Robbins respectively. Additionally, he is currently 62 years old with a Libra star sign.

Early Life/Education

Tim Robbins had exposure in the entertainment field from his early age as his parents were actors. He began performing in the theater at the age of 12. Talking about his education, he studied at Stuyvesant High School and joined the drama club. Likewise, he then enrolled at the UCLA Film School and graduated in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Tim Robbins holds an American nationality and as per his ethnicity, he is White. He follows Catholicism as her religion. Besides, he stands 5 feet and 6 inches (196cm/ 1.96m) and weighs around 97 kg (214lbs). He has an average body type measuring 38-14-32 inches, respectively. Moreover, he has a pair of light brown-colored eyes and brown hair color.


Tim Robbins has an active social media account. His Twitter account (@TimRobbins1) has 48.5 thousand followers. He also has a Facebook page with 102.5 thousand likes and 199.2 thousand followers. There are also many Instagram accounts with his name but none of them is verified.

Personal Life 

Tim Robbins dated actress Susan Sarandon in 1988. He met her during the shooting time. This couple lived together and has two children named John “Jack” Henry who is born on 15 May 1989 and Miles Robbins who is born on 4 May 1992. After being in a relationship with more than 21 they broke up in 2009 without marrying.

Tim Robbins


Movies of Tim Robbins

Tim Robbins landed his debut film role in the 1984 film ‘Toy Soldiers’ as Boe and also appeared in ‘No Small Affair’ in the same year. His other movies during the 1980s are ‘Howard the Duck’ in 1986, ‘Bull Durham’ in 1988, ‘Miss Firecracker,’ and ‘Twister in 1989. In the early 1990s, he received huge fame as an actor, and as well as a writer, director. He acted in ‘Bob Roberts’ in a titular role where he also served as a writer and director in 1992. The same year, he also played in ‘The Player’ as Griffin Mill. These two movie roles earned him various nominations and awards. He then landed his role of Gene Shepard in ‘Short Cuts’ in 1993. Likewise, he next appeared in ‘The Shawshank Redemption,’ ‘Prêt-à-Porter,’ and ‘The Hudsucker Proxy’ in 1994.

In the year 1995, he served as writer, co-producer, and director of the crime drama film ‘Dead Man Walking’ which starred Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn. This film earned him various awards. He even received a nomination from the Academy Award for Best Director. After this, his next celebrated role came in the 1999 historical drama film ‘Cradle Will Rock’ where he had an uncredited voice. He also served as a writer and director. Similarly, his other movies during that time were ‘Arlington Road,’ ‘High Fidelity,’ ‘The Party’s Over,’ etc. Tim then had the main role in the neo-noir mystery crime drama film ‘Mystic River’ as Dave Boyle in 2003. It starred Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, and Laura Linney. This role earned him the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.


Talking more, his other celebrated movies are ‘The Secret Life of Words’ in 2005, ‘Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny’ in 2006, ‘The Lucky Ones’ in 2008, ‘Thanks for Sharing’ in 2012, ‘Welcome to Me’ in 2014, ‘Marjorie Prime’ in 2017, etc. Likewise, he recently was seen in ‘ VHYes’ and ‘Dark Waters’ in 2019.

TV Shows

Talking about Tim’s television career, he appeared in his first TV role in ‘St. Elsewhere’ in 1982. He then appeared in an episode of different series like ‘At Ease’ in 1983, ‘Hardcastle and McCormick,’ ‘The Love Boat,’ and ‘Hill Street Blues’ in 1984, ‘Moonlighting’ in 1985, ‘Amazing Stories’ and ‘Saturday Night Live‘ in 1986. He even hosted this show in 1992. Moreover, Robbins also had starred in different television films such as ‘Quarterback Princess’ in 1983, ‘Malice in Wonderland’ in 1985, and ‘Cinema Verite’ in 2011. He also had voice roles in ‘The Simpsons’ in 1999, ‘Freedom: A History of Us’ in 2003, and ‘Jack & Bobby’ in 2005.

Furthermore, he also had roles in ‘The Spoils of Babylon’ as Jonas Morehouse in 2014. He then appeared as the main cast in series like ‘The Brink’ in 2015 and ‘Here and Now’ in 2018. His last played series is ‘Castle Rock’ in 2019 where he played the role of Reginald “Pop” Merrill.

Tim Robbins


Tim Robbins has received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his film ‘Mystic River’ in 2004. He has also won three Golden Globe Awards and 4 Berlin International Film Festival Awards for his acting roles in various movies.

Net Worth of Tim Robbins

Tim Robbins is an excellent personality in the industry with amazing skills. He has an estimated net worth of $75 million as of 2201.

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