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Robin Gayle Wright was born in Dallas, Texas, to Gayle (Gaston), a national director at Mary Kay, and Freddie Wright, a pharmaceutical executive. She grew up in San Diego, California. She started her professional career as a model in 1980 at age 14, and worked both in Paris and Japan. After finishing high school she decided to become an actress. ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Princess Bride
The Princess Bride The Princess Bride
(1987)
Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump Jenny Curran
(1994)
House of Cards
House of Cards Claire Underwood
(2013-2017)
Beowulf
Beowulf Wealthow
(2007)

Filmography

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 2014 Until We Could (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2013 Adoration
Roz
 2011 Enlightened (TV Series)
Sandy
- Lonely Ghosts (2011) ... Sandy
- Sandy (2011) ... Sandy
 2011 Moneyball
Sharon
 2009 A Christmas Carol
Fan / Belle (as Robin Wright Penn)
 2009 State of Play
Anne Collins (as Robin Wright Penn)
 2009 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee
Pippa Lee (as Robin Wright Penn)
 2008 New York, I Love You
Anna (segment "Yvan Attal") (as Robin Wright Penn)
 2008 The Princess Bride Game (Video Game)
Princess Buttercup (voice, as Robin Wright Penn)
 2008 What Just Happened
Kelly (as Robin Wright Penn)
 2007 Beowulf
Wealthow (as Robin Wright-Penn)
 2007 Hounddog
Stranger Lady (as Robin Wright Penn)
 2006 Room 10 (Short)
Frannie (as Robin Wright Penn)
 2006 Breaking and Entering
Liv (as Robin Wright Penn)
 2005 Sorry, Haters
Phoebe Torrence (as Robin Wright Penn)
 2005 Empire Falls (TV Mini-Series)
Grace Roby
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Grace Roby (as Robin Wright Penn)
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Grace Roby (as Robin Wright Penn)
 2005/I Max (Short)
Mother (as Robin Wright Penn)
 2005 Nine Lives
Diana (as Robin Wright Penn)
 2004 A Home at the End of the World
Clare (as Robin Wright Penn)
 2003 Virgin
Mrs. Reynolds (as Robin Wright Penn)
 2003 The Singing Detective
Nicola / Nina / Blonde (as Robin Wright Penn)
 2002 White Oleander
Starr (as Robin Wright Penn)
 2001 The Last Castle
Rosalie Irwin (uncredited)
 2001/I The Pledge
Lori (as Robin Wright Penn)
 2000 Unbreakable
Audrey Dunn (as Robin Wright Penn)
 2000 How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog
Melanie McGowen (as Robin Wright Penn)
 1999 Message in a Bottle
Theresa (as Robin Wright Penn)
 1998 Hurlyburly
Darlene (as Robin Wright Penn)
 1997 She's So Lovely
Maureen Murphy Quinn (as Robin Wright Penn)
 1997 Loved
Hedda Amerson (as Robin Wright Penn)
 1995 The Crossing Guard
Jojo
 1992 Toys
Gwen Tyler
 1992 The Playboys
Tara Maguire
 1990 State of Grace
Kathleen Flannery
 1990 Denial
Sara / Loon
 1989 A TV Dante (TV Mini-Series)
Lucrezia (as Robin Wright Penn)
 1987 Home (TV Movie)
Valerie Kane
 1986 Hollywood Vice Squad
Lori Stanton
 1983-1984 The Yellow Rose (TV Series)
Barbara Sue Anderson
- The Far Side of Fear (1984) ... Barbara Sue Anderson
- The Yellow Rose (1983) ... Barbara Sue Anderson
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Alternate Names:

Robin Wright Penn | Robin Wright-Penn

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

These heavy movies, you carry them with you. Some days, when it would be great to chill and be a mom and just crash, I'm so wired, I can't turn it off. I would love to do a comedy again, it would be so much fun. Do people know that? Let's tell 'em! See more »

Trivia:

Her son, Hopper Penn (Hopper Jack Penn), is named after two family friends, Dennis Hopper and Jack Nicholson. See more »

Trademark:

Gamine crop and androgynous look

Star Sign:

Aries

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