Dallas, Texas, USA
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The Princess Bride and Forrest Gump
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Robin Gayle Wright (born April 8, 1966) is an American film actress. Penn was born Robin Gayle Wright in Dallas, Texas, the daughter of Gayle (née Gaston), an Independent Executive National Sales Director for Mary Kay cosmetics, and Fred Wright, a pharmaceutical executive. She was raised in San Diego, California. She was listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1986" in John Willis` Screen World, Vol. 38. . Wright first became famous on television, playing Kelly Capwell on the soap opera Santa Barbara, which earned her three Daytime Emmy nominations. She shot to stardom after her roles as Buttercup in The Princess Bride and Jenny Curran in Forrest Gump, the latter role garnering her Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild nominations for Best Supporting Actress. Wright was offered the role of Maid Marian in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, but turned it down because she was pregnant. She had to back out of the role of Abby McDeere in The Firm (1993), with Tom Cruise, upon discovering that she was pregnant with her second child (son Hopper Penn). The role eventually went to Jeanne Tripplehorn.
In 1996, she married Sean Penn and changed her name to Robin Wright Penn. She went on to co-star with her husband in the 1997 film She`s So Lovely, for which she was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress. One of her most recent successes was a supporting role in the TV movie Empire Falls as Grace Roby, mother of Ed Harris`s character Miles Roby. Penn received her third Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for this role. From 1986 to 1988, Wright Penn was married to actor Dane Witherspoon In 1989, Wright became involved with actor Sean Penn following his divorce from Madonna. Their daughter Dylan Frances Penn was born on April 13, 1991, and son Hopper Jack Penn was born on August 6, 1993. His son is named after two family friends, Dennis Hopper and Jack Nicholson. Currently they live in Ross, California. They were married on April 27, 1996. On December 27, 2007, the couple`s representative announced that the Penns were to divorce. However, on April 9, 2008, it was announced that the couple had filed a petition to dismiss the divorce. She is the national campaign spokesperson for the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America. The couple attended the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 22, 2009, where Sean Penn won his second Oscar for the film Milk.
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William Howard Taft High School, Woodland Hills, CA (1984)
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Robin Virginia Gayle Wright
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Robin Gayle Wright (born April 8, 1966) is an American actress and director. She currently stars as Claire Underwood in the Netflix series House of Cards, for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama in 2014, making her the first actress to win a Golden Globe for a web television series. Wright received Primetime Emmy nominations for House of Cards in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
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Who is she dating right now?
Robin Wright is currently single. Her last relationship was when Robin Wright and Ben Foster were engaged from Dec 2013 for 1 year.
Robin Wright was previously married to Sean Penn (1990 - 2009) and Dane Witherspoon (1984 - 1988).
She has also been engaged to Ben Foster (2011 - 2015).
Robin Wright has had relationships with Jason Patric (1988 - 1989) and Charlie Sheen (1981 - 1982).
Robin Wright has 2 children, Dylan Frances (25) and Hopper Jack (23).
Robin Wright is a 50 year old American Actress. Born Robin Virginia Gayle Wright on 8th April, 1966 in Dallas, Texas, USA and educated at William Howard Taft High School, Woodland Hills, CA (1984), she is famous for The Princess Bride and Forrest Gump in a career that spans 1983–present. Her zodiac sign is Aries.
Robin Wright has been in 14 on-screen matchups, notably with Aidan Quinn in The Playboys (1992), Ben Daniels in House of Cards (2013), Colin Farrell in A Home at the End of the World (2004), Jude Law in Breaking and Entering (2006) and Keanu Reeves in The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009).
Robin Wright is a member of the following lists:
Women television directors,
Actresses from Dallas, Texas and
Actresses from Texas.
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