TIM ROBBINS (Dave Boyle) has a long list of notable film
credits as an actor, his career likewise highlighted by writing, producing and
directorial accomplishments. Key acting roles occurred in films such as The
Truth About Charlie, Human Nature, The Player, Bull Durham, Bob Roberts, Jacob's
Ladder, High Fidelity, The Hudsucker Proxy, Short Cuts, and the
remarkable The Shawshank Redemption.
Robbins also appeared in the films Austin Powers: The Spy
Who Shagged Me, Mission to Mars, Top Gun, Nothing to Lose, Arlington Road,
Jungle Fever, Cadillac Man, The Sure Thing and Five Corners. He will
soon be seen in Michael Winterbottom's Code 46.
Robbins has won numerous awards for his acting including Best
Actor Award at the Cannes International Film Festival and the Golden Globe Award
for Best Performance by an Actor for The Player. He was nominated for a
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor for Bob Roberts and
by The Screen Actors Guild for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor for The
As a director, Robbins has distinguished himself with Cradle
Will Rock, which he also wrote and produced, winning the Best Film and Best
Director at the Barcelona Film Festival and the National Board of Review Award
for Special Achievement in Filmmaking. Dead Man Walking, which he also
wrote and produced, won multiple awards including the Humanitas Award and four
Awards at the Berlin Film Festival, as well as an Oscar nomination for Best
Director. His first film, Bob Roberts, won the Bronze Award for Best Film
at the Tokyo International Film Festival and Best Film, Best Director and Best
Actor Award at the Boston Film Festival. In addition, Roberts served as
executive producer for the films The Specter of Hope and The
Typewriter, the Rifle and the Movie Camera, a documentary about filmmaker
Sam Fuller, which won the Cable ACE Award for Best Documentary.
Robbins also serves as Artistic Director for the Actor's
Gang, a group formed in 1982 that has over 75 productions and more than 100
awards to their credit. As a playwright he has written seven plays produced in
Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and at the Edinburgh Festival. He has recently
directed Mephisto at the Actor's Gang, and is currently directing a
play he has written called Embedded, which will open in October at the
Actor's Gang Theater in Los Angeles.
Robbins lives in New York City, a proud father of 3
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