1. 14-Year-Old Robin Wright Begins Career as a Model
At the tender age of 14, Robin Wright began her career as a model, travelling to Japan and Paris to take on assignments while still in high school. Her early success in the modelling world saw her grace the covers of magazines such as Vogue and Elle, and she quickly became a sought-after face in the fashion industry.
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2. Robin Wright Dances Her Way to Success
Robin Wright had a successful modeling career, but her true passion was dancing. She was more interested in expressing herself through movement than being photographed, and aspired to become a professional dancer. Her love of dance was so strong that she decided to pursue it as a career, despite her success in modeling.
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3. Santa Barbara's Kelly Capwell
Robin Wright made a lasting impression on the television and acting world with her role as Kelly Capwell in the soap opera Santa Barbara. Her performance was so impressive that she earned three Daytime Emmy nominations for the part. Wright's portrayal of Capwell was so memorable that it cemented her place in the annals of television history.
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4. Robin Wright breaks free from Santa Barbara contract
Robin Wright was determined to break free from her contract with Santa Barbara when she won the lead role in the 1987 hit "The Princess Bride". Despite the fact that she was still under contract, she was willing to add nine months to the agreement in order to secure the role. Her ambition and determination paid off, and she was able to break free from the contract and pursue her career in Hollywood.
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5. Advocate for those living with Myasthenia Gravis
Robin Wright is a passionate advocate for those living with Myasthenia Gravis, a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease. As the National campaign spokesperson for the cause, she is dedicated to raising awareness and funds to support research and treatments for those affected. Wright is committed to helping those living with Myasthenia Gravis lead healthier, more fulfilling lives.
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6. Robin Wright Honors Legends: Names Son Hopper Jack
On August 6, 1993, Robin Wright welcomed her son, Hopper Jack, into the world. She named him after two of her closest family friends, Dennis Hopper and Jack Nicholson, both of whom had a profound impact on her life. Hopper Jack is a fitting tribute to these two Hollywood legends, and a reminder of the strong bond that Robin Wright shares with them.
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7. Rejected from Batman Forever
Robin Wright refused to be sidelined in any movie, and so when offered the female lead in 1995's Batman Forever, she declined due to the role's lack of importance. She felt that the character had no real impact on the story, and so she chose to pass on the opportunity.
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8. Robin Wright Expecting Baby, Drops Out of "The Firm"
When Robin Wright discovered she was pregnant, she had to back out of her role as Abby McDeere in the hit movie "The Firm". Despite the disappointment of not being able to take part in the project, Wright was thrilled to be expecting a child and the movie went on to become a huge success.
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9. A shrewd businesswoman in the oil industry
Robin Wright is an astute businesswoman who has made a name for herself in the oil industry. She owns two oil wells in Texas, a testament to her business acumen and success. With her keen eye for investments, she has been able to make a substantial profit from her oil wells, and is now a respected figure in the oil industry.
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10. Swedish rock band Kent pays tribute to American actress Robin Wright
The Swedish rock band Kent, one of the biggest in the country, made a nod to the American actress Robin Wright in their international hit "Palace and Main". The song, released in 1998, was a major success, reaching the top of the charts in Sweden and charting in several other countries. It was the lead single from their fifth studio album, Isola, and was certified gold in Sweden. The mention of Wright's name in the song was a testament to her growing fame at the time, as she had recently starred in the hit films Forrest Gump and The Horse Whisperer.
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