Robin Wright Penn Biography (1966-)

Full name, Robin Virginia Gayle Wright Penn; born April 8, 1966, in Dallas, TX; daughter of Fred (an employee of a pharmaceutical firm) and Gayle (a cosmetics salesperson) Wright; married Dane Witherspoon (an actor), 1986 (divorced); married Sean Penn (an actor and director), April 27, 1996; children: (second marriage) Dylan Frances, Hopper Jack. Addresses: Agent: United Talent Agency, Inc., 9560 Wilshire Blvd., 5th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
April 8, 1966
Dallas, Texas, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • As Robin Wright
  • Lori Stanton, Hollywood Vice Squad, Cinema Group, 1986
  • Buttercup/title role, The Princess Bride, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987
  • Kathleen Flannery, State of Grace, Orion, 1990
  • Sara/Loon, Denial (also known as Loon), Republic, 1991
  • Tara Maguire, The Playboys, Samuel Goldwyn, 1992
  • Gwen Tyler, Toys, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992
  • Jennifer "Jenny" Curran, Forrest Gump, Paramount, 1994
  • JoJo, The Crossing Guard, Miramax, 1995
  • Title role, Moll Flanders, Twentieth Century-Fox/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1996
  • As Robin Wright Penn
  • Hedda Amerson, Loved, Loved Productions/Imperial Entertainment/MDPWorldwide, 1997
  • Maureen Murphy Quinn, She's So Lovely (also known as Call It Love and She's De Lovely), Miramax, 1997
  • Darlene, Hurlyburly, Fine Line, 1998
  • Theresa Osborne, Message in a Bottle, Warner Bros., 1999
  • Melanie McGowan, How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog, Artistic License, 2000
  • Audrey Dunn, Unbreakable, Buena Vista/Walt Disney, 2000
  • Lori, The Pledge, Warner Bros., 2001
  • Rosalie Irwin, The Last Castle, DreamWorks, 2001
  • As You Wish: The Story of the Princess Bride (documentary short film), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists Home Entertainment, 2001
  • Searching for Debra Winger (documentary), 2929 Productions/FlowerChild Productions, 2002
  • Starr, White Oleander, Warner Bros., 2002
  • Virgin, 2002
  • Nicola, The Singing Detective, Paramount/Airborne Productions, 2003
  • Film Work
  • Executive producer, Virgin, 2002
  • Television Appearances
  • Series; As Robin Wright
  • Kelly Capwell, Santa Barbara, NBC, 1984-1988
  • Specials; As Robin Wright
  • Lucrezia, A TV Dante: The Inferno Cantos I-VIII, 1989
  • Through the Eyes of Forrest Gump, 1994
  • Episodic; As Robin Wright
  • The Yellow Rose, between 1983 and 1984
  • Cheryl, Mad about You, NBC, 1992
  • Other; As Robin Wright
  • Valerie Kane, Home (pilot; also known as The Costigans), ABC, 1987
  • I Am Your Child, 1997

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Empire, November, 1998, pp. 62-63
    • Esquire, August, 1997, p. 28
    • Evening Standard Hot Tickets, February, 1995, pp. 2, 3
    • Harper's Bazaar, November, 1994, p. 184
    • New Republic, March 15, 1999
    • People Weekly, January 25, 1999, p. 107
    • Radio Times, June 29, 2002, p. 59

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