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Robin Tunney

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Robin Jessica Tunney (born June 19, 1972, height 5' 4" (1,63 m)) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Teresa Lisbon in the television series The Mentalist (2008–present), as well as previous roles in the films Encino Man (1992), Empire Records (1995), The Craft (1996), End of Days (1999), and Vertical Limit (2000), and the 2005–06 series Prison Break. Early life Tunney was born in Chicago, Illinois to a car salesman father, and a bartender mother. Tunney is Irish American; her father was born in Straide, County Mayo, Ireland, while her maternal grandparents were from Clare Island. Tunney grew up in Orland Park, a southwest suburb of Chicago. She was raised Roman Catholic, attended Carl Sandburg High School in Orland Park and the Chicago Academy for the Arts in Chicago, and resided in Palos Heights, also in the Chicago area. She is a cousin of Chicago Alderman Tom Tunney. Career At the age of 19, Tunney moved to Los Angeles, California and obtained several recurring television roles on Class of '96, Law & Order, Dream On, and Life Goes On. She gave her breakthrough performance as a suicidal teenager in Empire Records and attracted further attention by playing a witch in The Craft. In 1997, Tunney starred in her husband at the time Bob Gosse's Niagara, Niagara with Henry Thomas in a performance which garnered her the Best Actress award Volpi Cup at the 1997 Venice International Film Festival. Tunney also was featured opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 1999 supernatural action film End of Days. She starred in the pilot episode of House as a kindergarten teacher who collapses before her class and descends into aphasia; she was credited as a "special guest star". She portrayed Veronica Donovan on the first season of Prison Break, credited third after two main characters, and left the show after the premiere episode of the second season. She had a minor role in the film August released on July 11, 2008. Tunney is currently starring opposite Simon Baker in the CBS drama series The Mentalist, playing Teresa Lisbon. Personal life Tunney married producer and director Bob Gosse on October 4, 1997; they divorced in 2006. In 2009, Tunney was engaged to Australian writer and director Andrew Dominik but they called off their engagement by August 2010. Tunney became engaged to interior designer Nicky Marmet on December 25, 2012 while on vacation in Rio de Janeiro.On June 28, 2006, Tunney won the fifth table of Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown's eighth season, finishing ahead of Christopher Meloni, Macy Gray, Joy Behar, and Andy Dick, moving on to the final cut. The finale aired on July 5, 2006, where she competed against Jason Alexander, Michael Ian Black, Ida Siconolfi, and Keegan-Michael Key. Tunney came in second, behind Alexander. She played for The Children's Health Fund, which received $200,000 for her efforts. In August 2006, Tunney played in the World Series of Poker after having her entrance fee covered by the online cardroom PokerRoom.com.


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Родился:
Jun 19, 1972 In Chicago - Illinois - USA
Всего фильмов:
36
Впервые появился:
В series The Mentalist
Последний проект:
movie Все мои американцы 2015-11-13
Фильмы онлайн
Poster of Менталист
Poster of Coke Studio Pakistan
Poster of Зодиак
Poster of Побег
Фильмография
Series An Ancient Tale Marcy 2019
Series The Mentalist Teresa Lisbon 2019
Фильмы Все мои американцы Gloria Steinmark 2015-11-13
Фильмы See Girl Run Emmie 2013-04-26
Фильмы Passenger Side Theresa 2009-10-28
Series Coke Studio Pakistan Izzy 2008-06-07
Series Менталист Teresa Lisbon 2008-09-23
Фильмы The Two Mr. Kissels Nancy Keeshin 2008-11-15
Фильмы Пылающая равнина Laura 2008-07-11
Фильмы Зодиак Laura Parish 2006-03-17
Фильмы Премия Дарвина Zoe 2006-07-05
Series Побег Veronica Donovan 2005-08-29
Фильмы Runaway Carly 2005-04-26
Фильмы Папарацци Abby Laramie 2004-09-03
Series Доктор Хаус Unknown 2004-11-16
Фильмы Тень страха Wynn French 2004-09-14
Фильмы Свадебная вечеринка Angela Harris 2003-05-23
Фильмы Cherish Zoe 2002-01-17
Фильмы Intimate Affairs Zoey 2002-04-18
Фильмы The Secret Lives of Dentists Laura 2002-09-09
Series Сумеречная зона Unknown 2002-09-18
Series Озабоченные Danika Lund 1999-10-05
Фильмы Конец света Christine York 1999-11-24
Фильмы Montana Kitty 1998-01-01
Фильмы Julian Po Sarah 1997-09-05
Фильмы Колдовство Sarah Bailey 1996-05-03
Фильмы Riders of the Purple Sage Elizabeth 'Bess' Erne 1996-01-21
Фильмы Магазин «Империя» Debra 1995-09-22
Series House of Buggin' Ella 1995-01-08
Series Cardiac Arrest Melanie Hanson 1994-04-21
Фильмы J.F.K.: Reckless Youth Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy 1993-11-21
Series Закон и порядок Unknown 1990-09-13
Series Life Goes On Unknown 1989-09-12
Series Berrenger's Annie Garrett 1985-01-05
Фильмы Crimes of the Future Deborah Hart 1970-08-01
Series Ford Star Jubilee Leonore Lemmon 1955-09-24