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Robin Tunney is a Actor American born on 19 june 1972 at Chicago (USA)

Robin Tunney

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Birth name Robin Tunney
Nationality USA
Birth 19 june 1972 (52 years) at Chicago (USA)

Robin Tunney (born June 19, 1972) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Teresa Lisbon in the television series The Mentalist (2008–2015), as well as previous roles in the films Encino Man (1992), Empire Records (1995), The Craft (1996), End of Days (1999), Supernova and Vertical Limit (2000), and the television series Prison Break (2005–06).


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, earning $200,000 for The Children's Health Fund. In August 2006, Tunney played in the World Series of Poker after having her entrance fee covered by the online cardroom

Best films

Vertical Limit (2000)
End of Days (1999)
The Craft (1996)

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Filmography of Robin Tunney (31 films)

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Looking Glass, 1h43
Directed by Tim Hunter
Origin USA
Genres Thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Nicolas Cage, Robin Tunney, Marc Blucas, Ernie Lively, Bill Bolender
Roles Maggie
Rating47% 2.351672.351672.351672.351672.35167
Après le décès tragique de leur petite fille, un couple en deuil, Ray et Maggie, achète un motel isolé dans le désert pour démarrer une nouvelle vie. Fraîchement installé, Ray découvre aussitôt un miroir caché qui lui permet d'épier les occupants de la chambre 10 sans être remarqué. Il prend goût au voyeurisme jusqu'au jour où celle qui l'occupait est assassinée...
My All American, 1h58
Directed by Angelo Pizzo
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Aaron Eckhart, Finn Wittrock, Robin Tunney, Sarah Bolger, Michael Reilly Burke, Stephen Stanton
Roles Gloria Steinmark
Rating70% 3.5482753.5482753.5482753.5482753.548275
Freddie Steinmark just wants to play football. After constantly being let down by big colleges he finally catches the eye of one coach. Steinmark heads to Austin where he gives his everything for the game he loves.
Misfire: The Rise and Fall of the Shooting Gallery, 1h18
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry
Actors Robin Tunney, Miguel Arteta, Bob Gosse, Edie Falco, Nicholas Sean Gomez(Nick Gomez), Danny Leiner
Roles Self
Rating72% 3.61313.61313.61313.61313.6131
The documentary looks at the independent film distribution company The Shooting Gallery, which experienced a rise in popularity due to their distribution of films like You Can Count on Me and Laws of Gravity. Ransick looks at the company starting with their start in the early nineties to their crash in later years.
Passenger Side, 1h25
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Adam Scott, Joel Bissonnette, Robin Tunney, Gale Harold, Dimitri Coats, Steve-O
Roles Theresa
Rating57% 2.899262.899262.899262.899262.89926
On the morning of his thirty-seventh birthday, Michael Brown (Adam Scott) receives a telephone call from his estranged drug addicted brother Tobey (Joel Bissonnette). The two travel in an old BMW across Los Angeles in search of Tobey’s “reason for living”, which Michael believes is something/someone deeply personal while Tobey is actually looking for cheap drugs. At various stops, Michael phones his girlfriend, leaving messages professing his love and a desire to spend his birthday together. Tobey eventually informs Michael that his own ex-girlfriend called recently, and the two plan to get married as soon as possible. The brothers’ search leads them through a bizarre, beautiful land filled with surprising, comical characters to a very unexpected and magical destination, complete with Michael's girlfriend and Tobey's fiancée.
August (2008)
, 1h28
Directed by Austin Chick
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Josh Hartnett, Naomie Harris, David Bowie, Rip Torn, Adam Scott, Robin Tunney
Roles Melanie Hanson
Rating53% 2.6511152.6511152.6511152.6511152.651115
Tom and Joshua Sterling are two brothers, whose Internet start-up, Landshark, is as hot as a New York City summer – only this is the summer of 2001, their company is in lock up, its stock price is plunging and, in a few weeks, the world will change forever.
The Burning Plain, 1h48
Directed by Guillermo Arriaga
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime, Romance
Actors Charlize Theron, Kim Basinger, Jennifer Lawrence, Joaquim de Almeida, José María Yazpik, John Corbett
Roles Laura
Rating66% 3.348693.348693.348693.348693.34869
Typical of Arriaga's works, this film is told in a non-linear narrative, where events are revealed out of sequence. The following plot summary is in chronological order, and thus does not reflect the exact sequence of the events as seen on screen.
The Two Mr. Kissels, 1h28
Directed by Edward Bianchi
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors John Stamos, Anson Mount, Robin Tunney, Gretchen Egolf, Joy Tanner, Karen Cliche
Roles Nancy Keeshin
Rating58% 2.9007352.9007352.9007352.9007352.900735
The film starts with the murder of narrator Andrew Kissel (John Stamos), and is told through a series of flashbacks and documentary interviews, telling the story of how embezzling real estate mogul Andrew and his younger Wall Street broker brother, Robert (Anson Mount) meet their untimely ends. The two men compete for the affection of their disapproving father, and try to one-up each other with Robert marrying social climber Nancy (Robin Tunney) and having three children, while Andrew marries TV news analyst Haley (Gretchen Egolf). Nancy starts having an affair and kills her husband in Hong Kong, while Andrew starts doing drugs. Nancy is convicted for Robert's murder and sentenced to life in a Hong Kong women's prison, while Andrew's driver Juan Castillo is arrested for Andrew's murder. Nancy and Robert's daughters are in the custody of his sister, while Haley starts using her maiden name and returns to work.
The Darwin Awards, 1h33
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Adventure, Romance
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Joseph Fiennes, Winona Ryder, David Arquette, Josh Charles, Juliette Lewis, Wilmer Valderrama
Roles Zoe
Rating58% 2.947972.947972.947972.947972.94797
The movie opens with a car with a JATO rocket strapped to it. The movie then shifts to Michael Burrows, a criminal profiler for the San Francisco Police Department. Shot in documentary style, the film is ostensibly a dissertation by a film school grad that follows Michael throughout the story. Fired from the police force after his hematophobia allows a serial killer to get away, Michael wallows in a deep depression for several weeks before coming up with a way to combine his Darwin Awards obsession with his talent for profiling. He will help insurance companies detect people more likely to accidentally end their own lives, so they are not sold insurance policies. After impressing an insurance company manager with his profiling talent, Michael is paired up with Siri, a specialist in strange insurance cases.
The Zodiac
The Zodiac (2006)
, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Documentary, Horror, Crime
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Justin Chambers, Robin Tunney, Rory Culkin, Philip Baker Hall, Brad William Henke, Rex Linn
Roles Laura Parish
Rating53% 2.6524552.6524552.6524552.6524552.652455
When two teenagers are gunned down on Lake Helena (in real-life, Herman) Road on December 20, 1968, the small town of Vallejo (Benicia) is thrown into a state of terror. Assigned to the case is Police Detective Matt Parish (Justin Chambers) of the Vallejo Police Department. With few leads, the case goes unsolved and the emotional attachment causes heartache for Parish's family; wife Laura (Robin Tunney) and 12-year-old son (Rory Culkin).
Hollywoodland, 2h6
Directed by Allen Coulter
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy-drama, Crime, Romance
Themes Superman films, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Adrien Brody, Diane Lane, Ben Affleck, Bob Hoskins, Robin Tunney, Kathleen Robertson
Roles Leonore Lemmon
Rating64% 3.2478253.2478253.2478253.2478253.247825
In June 1959, Louis Simo (Adrien Brody), a Los Angeles private investigator more interested in generating an income than in devotion to his clients, is spying on the wife of a man named Chester Sinclair to find if she is cheating. On a visit to his own ex-wife Laurie, Simo learns that his son is upset over the recent death of actor George Reeves, who played Superman on television. Reeves was found dead inside his Beverly Hills home with a gunshot wound to the head, which police ruled a suicide.
Paparazzi (2004)
, 1h24
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Children's films
Actors Cole Hauser, Robin Tunney, Tom Sizemore, Daniel Baldwin, Dennis Farina, Kevin Gage
Roles Abby Laramie
Rating56% 2.848032.848032.848032.848032.84803
Bo Laramie (Cole Hauser) is a rising movie star who has finally achieved major success with his latest film.
The In-Laws, 1h38
Directed by Andrew Fleming
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action
Themes Spy films, Films about marriage
Actors Michael Douglas, Albert Brooks, Ryan Reynolds, Candice Bergen, Lindsay Sloane, Robin Tunney
Roles Angela Harris
Rating56% 2.8495752.8495752.8495752.8495752.849575
Steve Tobias (Michael Douglas) is an undercover agent of the CIA whose son, Mark (Ryan Reynolds), is getting married to Melissa Peyser (Lindsay Sloane). Her father is mild-mannered foot doctor, Jerry Peyser (Albert Brooks). When the two families meet for dinner, Peyser stumbles on to Steve Tobias' secret operation as Tobias tries to set up a deal to sell a Russian submarine, the Olga, to an arms smuggler in France as a bait. As Peyser's incidental involvement increases, he is suspected by the FBI of being part of a seemingly malicious deal. Dragged kicking and screaming, Peyser decides he does not want to be involved in the deal or with Tobias' family. The two fathers-in-law end up dodging bullets, jumping off buildings, and stealing jets together as they attempt to avoid capture by the FBI.
Abby Singer, 1h19
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston, Jill Hennessy, Don Cheadle, Jake Gyllenhaal, Stockard Channing
Roles Robin Tunney (uncredited)
Rating47% 2.387392.387392.387392.387392.38739
The film follows Curtis Clemins (Clint Palmer) and Kevin Prouse (Ryan Williams) as they have to deal with life's ups and downs.
The Secret Lives of Dentists, 1h44
Directed by Alan Rudolph
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality
Actors Campbell Scott, Hope Davis, Denis Leary, Robin Tunney, Lydia Jordan, Susie Essman
Roles Laura
Rating63% 3.1981553.1981553.1981553.1981553.198155
David (Campbell Scott) and Dana Hurst (Hope Davis) are dentists who are married with three daughters and share a dental practice in Westchester County, New York. Dana is in the chorus of a community opera production, and when David goes backstage to give her a good luck charm, he sees her in the arms of another man. As he contemplates how to handle this, he begins having imaginary conversations with a difficult former patient (Denis Leary). When the whole family gets the flu, everything is brought to a head.