Tim Robbins is an American actor, director, screenwriter, producer, and musician. He has acted in several films. His most significant work as an actor is playing the role of Andy Dufresne in the movie The Shawshank Redemption. He has also directed movies such as Bod Roberts and Dead Man Walking. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Tim Robbins in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Tim Francis Robbins was born on 16th October 1958 in West Covina, California. He was raised in New York City. His father, Gilbert Lee Robbins was a folk singer, musician, and actor. Gilbert had also worked as a manager of the coffeehouse The Gaslight Café. His mother, Mary Cecelia was an actress. Robbins has a brother David and two sisters, Gabrielle and Adele. Robbins was raised Catholic. Robbins had started performing in theatre at a very young age of 12. He did his schooling from Stuyvesant High School. He studied at SUNY Plattsburgh for two years and then he moved back to California. He did his Bachelor of Arts in Drama from UCLA Film School in 1981.
Tim Robbins started dating actress Susan Sarandon in 1988 when they acted together in the movie Bull Durham. They were partners for 21 years, but they never got married. They have two sons John Jack Henry and Miles Guthrie. Robbins is a huge fan of Ice Hockey and Baseball. He supports the Ice Hockey team New York Rangers. In baseball, he supports the team New York Mets. He attends their games very frequently.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Tim Robbins began his acting career at Theatre for the New City. In 1982, he acted in a television series St. Elsewhere. He entered the top league when he acted in the baseball film Bull Durham. He got the Best Actor Award at Cannes for the movie The Player. Robbins then made his debut as a director when he directed the movie Bob Roberts in 1992. He then acted in the biggest movie of his career The Shawshank Redemption in 1994. For the movie Dead Man Walking, he got a nomination in the Best Director category at the Oscars. Robbins won the SAG Award and Best Supporting Actor at Oscars for the movie Mystic River. Robbins has acted in many Hollywood thrillers as well as several comedy movies. In 2013, at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival, he was a jury member.
Net Worth & Earnings
Tim Robbins has been working in the movie business since 1982. He has made a lot of money by acting and directing several movies. He has also earned a hefty amount by producing movies. He has many properties. He has signed an endorsement deal with the brand Cover Girl Cosmetics. He owns a vodka brand and a football team. His estimated net worth is around $80 million.
Tim Robbins is a multi-talented person who was born to work in the film industry. His excellent contribution to movies and music is quite remarkable. He is one of the tallest man (6 ft. 5 in) to receive an Academy Award.