Robin Tunney was born in Chicago, Illinois, to a car salesman father and a bartender mother. Growing up in Chicago, Robin Tunney studied art during her college years. Moving to Los Angeles for her acting career, Robin Tunney stepped into her professional career by taking roles in TV series like many famous names. Robin Tunney starred in her feature film debut with Sean Astin, who would later be nominated for an Oscar, and Brendan Fraser, who would win an Oscar.
Robin Tunney, an actress who always gave importance to TV series in her career, is an actress we are used to seeing in both movies and TV series. Robin Tunney received full marks from movie critics and won different movie awards with the movie “Niagara, Niagara”, which was released in 1997. She was also appreciated for her performance in the movie “Vertical Limit”, one of the best mountaineering movies of all time, in 2000.
TV series “Prison Break” and “The Mentalist” have a very important place in Robin Tunney's career. With Robin Tunney's uniquely natural performance, Teresa Lisbon has become one of the most recognizable characters in TV series history. Although she has been taking a break between her projects for a while in recent years, Robin Tunney continues to take part in various projects.
Notes from Robin Tunney's career
"Encino Man”, released in 1992, was Robin Tunney's feature film debut.
Robin Tunney shaved her head for her role in “Empire Records” in 1995, where she co-starred with Debi Mazar, Renée Zellweger and Liv Tyler.
The movie “The Craft”, which was released in 1996, in which Robin Tunney came to the fore with the character of Sarah Bailey, managed to make a box office revenue of about four times its budget.
In the movie “End of Days”, which was released in 1999, Robin Tunney shone with her successful performance alongside two legendary names such as Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gabriel Byrne.