Robin Wright is an American director and actor. She was born on 8th April 1966 in Dallas, Texas. Her father, Freddie Wright, was an employee of a pharmaceutical company. Her mother, Gayle was a salesperson. She studied in La High School and Taft School located in Woodland Hills.
She began her modeling career at the age of 14. She gained her popularity from a daily soap titled ‘
Santa Barbara’. She acted as Kelly Capwell. The show nominated for several Daytime Emmy Awards. Robin featured in the pictures like ‘The Princess Bride’ and ‘
Forrest Gump’. For the latter cinema, she was appreciated by the critics and received nominations for the Best Supporting Actress for the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild.
In 1996, Wright married to an actor
Sean Penn. Then, she acted in ‘Moll Flanders’. Pen Densham directed it. It received a nomination for Best Actress in Satellite Award. She co-starred with her husband in ‘She’s So Lovely’. For this movie, she nominated as Best Actress for Screen Actors Guild Award. Then, she had third nominations for Empire Falls.
Since 2013, Robin is portraying the role of Claire Underwood in the series called ‘House of Cards.’ She received the Golden Globe Award for her acting in this series. She was the first actor who won the award for an online web TV show. In 2013 and 2014, she has named for the Primetime Emmy Award. Her upcoming pictures in 2017 are ‘
Wonder Woman’. She will be working with
Chris Pine and Gal Gadot.
Coming to her personal life, she married to Dane Witherspoon. She met him on the sets of Santa Barbara. She had been with him from 1986 to 1988. In 1989, she dated with Sean Penn.
She had offered the ingénue of Maid Marian for the photoplay ‘Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves’. However, she could not do it because of her pregnancy. Then, she had a daughter named Dylan Frances Penn, born in 1991. Again, she rejected ‘The Firm’ because of her second baby. Their second son Hopper Jack Penn, was born in 1993.
After their break up and patch up, Robin and Penn married in 1996. Finally, they separated in 2007. In 2009, they have seen at the 81st Academy Awards. Their divorce had legally signed on 22 July 2010. In 2012, she dated
Ben Foster. They had an on-off relationship. Finally, they united in 2015.
Wright has been the Spokesperson in The Gordie Foundation. In 2014, she had the partnership with two US companies called The SunnyLion and Pour Les Femmes.