Robin Tunney is an English Actress from North America. She was born on June 19, 1972, in Chicago, Illinois. Her father, Patrick Tunney is a car salesman, and her mother, Cathy Tunney worked as a bartender.
In the television series The Mentalist, She became famous for her role as Teresa Lisbon. She studied acting at the Chicago Academy for the Arts and Second City Players Workshop. Her acting career began early by acting in commercials while she was a child.
At the age of eighteen, she moved to Los Angles and got roles in different television series such as Life Goes On (1989), Law and Order (1990), HBO’s Dream On (1990), Class of ’96 (1993) and the ABC mini-series J.F.K: Reckless Youth (1993). In the 1995 television series of Empire Records, Tunney gave an incredible performance in the role of Debra as a suicidal teenager with a shaved head.
In 1996, Tunney made her first film led in The Craft movie, though she acted in many supporting roles earlier. In 1997 Venice Film Festival, she won the Best Actress-Cuppa Volpe for her role as Marcy in Niagara, Niagara. In 1999 supernatural action film End of Days, she acted along with Arnold Schwarzenegger.
In the Tom Petty’s music video, Swingin She appeared with
Luke Wilson. For the movie Vertical Limit in 2000, she underwent five weeks of mountaineering training. In 2001, she was voted in Maxim Hot 100. Tunney married Bob Gosse, a producer, and director in 1997 and then got divorced in 2006.
She has appeared in the pilot episode of five different series: Class of ’96, Cutters, House, M.D., Prison Break and the Mentalist. Other than this she acted in movies and television shows like Supernova, The Secret Lives of Dentists, Paparazzi, Shadow of Fear, The Zodiac, Runaway, Hollywoodland, August, The Burning Plain, The Two Mr. Kissels, Passenger Side, See Girl Run, My All-American.
In the 2006 Boston Film Festival, She won in the festival category for film open window. She played the role named Zoe in three different movies of Investigating Sex, Cherish, The Darwin Awards.