Ten fun facts about Tim Robbins


Fact 1
Tim Robbins began professionally acting in the theater at age 12. He was part of the Theater for the New City.

Fact 2
While playing hockey in High School, Tim Robbins was kicked off the hockey team because of his propensity to pick fights on and off field.

Fact 3
Tim Robbins is 6’5” tall. He is on record as being the tallest actor to have won an Oscar in the history of the Academy Awards.

Fact 4
Tim Robbins appeared in the 1986 movie “Howard the Duck.” He has since claimed that he decided to play the role movie simply because of the money.

Fact 5
Tim Robbins is heavily involved in politics, so much in fact that many directors and actors refuse to work with him because of his very vocal political views.

Fact 6
Tim Robbins is close personal friends with John Cusack. They have also appeared in six films together.

Fact 7
During an interview Tim Robbins declared that his favorite films that he performed in were “The Shawshank Redemption,” “Bull Durham,” “Dead Man Walking,” and “Mystic River.”

Fact 8
Tim Robbins was originally considered for the role of Dr. Doom in the 2005 film “Fantastic Four.”

Fact 9
The actor is a huge fan of the New York Rangers. He is also a supporter of the New York Mets.

Fact 10
He is said to be responsible for discovering actor Jack Black. They have also appeared in multiple films together.


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Is an American born actor who is most recognized for his role in the Academy Award winning film “The Shawshank Redemption.”

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