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ROBIN WRIGHT (Lt. Joshi) is an award-winning actress and
philanthropist who is carving an indelible mark in Hollywood.
She most recently starred as Amazon warrior General Antiope in Patty Jenkins'
"Wonder Woman," the highest-grossing live action film of the summer worldwide.
On television, Wright can currently be seen in the highly acclaimed
Netflix original series "House of Cards," alongside Kevin Spacey. Wright not
only stars on the show, but also serves as an executive producer. She has
directed several episodes in the past five years and has received outstanding
reviews for her portrayal of the formidable Claire Underwood. She was nominated
for three Golden Globes for the role and took the award home in 2014. Wright was
nominated in two categories for the 2015 and 2016 Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series; and
Outstanding Drama Series Ensemble, shared with her castmates. She has also
received five consecutive Emmy nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a
Drama Series for every season of the remarkable hit Netflix show.
Wright consistently receives glowing reviews for the various characters she
plays. In 2010, she received critical acclaim as Mary Surratt in Robert
Redford's riveting courtroom drama "The Conspirator." In 2009, Wright received
praise for her performance in the title role of Rebecca Miller's "The Private
Lives of Pippa Lee." The same year, she was also seen in the holiday classic "A
Christmas Carol," directed by Robert Zemeckis. Wright has been recognized for
her outstanding performances over the years. She was honored with a career
tribute at the 35th Annual Deauville American Film Festival. Her first two
nominations, a Golden Globe and SAG Award for Best Supporting Actress, came as
early as 1995 for her unforgettable role as Jenny in Zemeckis's Best Picture
Oscar winner, "Forrest Gump."
Wright earned her second SAG Award nomination for Best Lead Actress in Nick
Cassavetes's "She's So Lovely," and her third nomination for Best Actress in a
Television Movie or Miniseries for Fred Schepisi's "Empire Falls." She has
received three Independent Spirit nominations, for her performances in Erin
Dignam's "Loved," Rodrigo Garcia's "Nine Lives" and Jeff Stanzler's "Sorry,
Haters." Additionally, Wright starred in and served as an executive producer on
Deborah Kampmeier's "Virgin," which received an Independent Spirit Award
nomination for Best First Feature.
In 2014, Wright launched Pour Les Femmes, a socially conscious sleepwear line
with clothing designer Karen Fowler. Pour Les Femmes partnered with Action Kivu
and Synergie, two organizations dedicated to assisting in the assurance of
safety for women in the Congo who are victims of violence. Wright is passionate
about giving back and serves as a spokesperson for the Enough Project, a
non-profit organization dedicated to bringing peace to the Congo. She is a
dedicated advocate for the women of eastern Congo, serving as the narrator and
executive producer for the documentary "When Elephants Fight." She is as also an
Ambassador with the Stand With Congo organization.
Wright was most recently seen in the films "Everest"; "A Most Wanted Man,"
with the late Philip Seymour Hoffman; and "The Congress." Her other film credits
include David Fincher's highly acclaimed "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo";
"Bennett Miller's "Moneyball," starring Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill; Rob Reiner's
cult classic "The Princess Bride"; Barry Levinson's "What Just Happened";
Deborah Kampmeier's "Hounddog," which Wright also executive produced; Kevin
Macdonald's "State of Play"; Anthony Minghella's "Breaking and Entering";
Zemeckis's "Beowulf"; Keith Gordon's "The Singing Detective"; Peter Kosminsky's
"White Oleander"; Anthony Drazan's "Hurlyburly"; Sean Penn's "The Pledge"; Luis
Mandoki's "Message in a Bottle"; M. Night Shyamalan's "Unbreakable"; Pen
Densham's "Moll Flanders"; Levinson's "Toys"; and "Room 10" for GLAMOUR
magazine's "Reel Women Film Series."
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