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Robin Wright

Robin Wright was most recently seen in Bennett Miller's Moneyball, based on the true story of Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane.

Other films Wright recently completed filming include Oren Moverman's Rampart, in which she stars alongside Woody Harrelson and Sigourney Weaver, and The Congress, Ari Folman's adaptation of Stanislaw Lem's novel, The Futurological Congress .

Wright consistently receives glowing reviews for the various characters she plays, including her performance in 2009 as Pippa Lee in Rebecca Miller's The Private Lives of Pippa Lee opposite Julianne Moore, Alan Arkin, Keanu Reeves and Blake Lively. The same year, Wright was seen in the Christmas classic, A Christmas Carol, directed by Robert Zemeckis. In 2010, she starred in Robert Redford's riveting courtroom drama, The Conspirator opposite Justin Long and James McAvoy as Mary Surratt, a woman convicted of taking part in the conspiracy to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln.

Wright has received many kudos for her outstanding performances over the years. She was honored with a career tribute at the 35th Annual Deauville Festival of American Cinema. Her first two major award nominations, for a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress, came in 1995 for her unforgettable role as Jenny in Robert Zemeckis' Best Picture Oscar winner, Forrest Gump. Wright earned her second Screen Actors Guild nomination for Best Lead Actress in Nick Cassavetes' She's So Lovely, and her third nomination for Best Actress in a Television Movie or Miniseries in Fred Schepisi's "Empire Falls.€ She has received three Independent Spirit nominations, for her performances in Erin Dignam's Loved, Rodrigo Garcia's Nine Lives, and Jeff Stanzler's Sorry, Haters. Additionally, Wright starred in and served as an executive producer on Deborah Kampmeier's Virgin, which received an Independent Spirit nomination for Best First Feature, also known as the John Cassavetes Award.

Other film credits include: Rob Reiner's cult classic The Princess Bride; Barry Levinson's What Just Happened; Deborah Kampmeier's Houndog, which Wright also executive produced; Kevin Macdonald's State of Play; Anthony Minghella's Breaking and Entering; Robert Zemeckis' Beowulf; Keith Gordon's The Singing Detective; Peter Kosminsky's White Oleander; Anthony Drazan's Hurlyburly; Sean Penn's The Pledge; Luis Mandoki's Message in a Bottle; M. Night Shyamalan's Unbreakable; Pen Densham's Moll Flanders; Barry Levinson's Toys; and Room 10 for Glamour magazine's Reel Women Film Series.

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Robin Wright Facts

Birth NameRobin Virginia Wright
Also known asRobin Wright Penn
BirthdayApril 8, 1966 (57)
BirthplaceDallas, Texas, USA
Height5' 6" (1m68)  How tall is Robin Wright compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
The Princess Bride
Forrest Gump
Friday Night Lights
State of Play
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