Tim Robbins Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


28th January 2013

Fact: Hollywood actor Tim Robbins will be deciding the winners at the 2013 Berlin International Film Festival after joining the jury panel for the esteemed German movie event, which kicks off next month (Feb14).


3rd June 2012

Fact: Former Hollywood couple Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins' son Miles is following his parents into the entertainment industry - he's formed his own folk band. Pow Pow are due to begin recording its debut album this summer (12).


9th September 2011

Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow has signed up to play a sex addict in upcoming comedy Thanks For Sharing, alongside Mark Ruffalo, Joely Richardson and Tim Robbins.


14th April 2011

Quote: "He had his raw food chef with him too, so I'm hoping to benefit from his lifestyle choice. I think it's pretty rockin'. That's why he looks so gorgeous!" Diane Lane is impressed with new movie husband Tim Robbins' healthy diet. The two stars play man and wife in TV film Cinema Verite.


27th September 2010

Quote: "It can be a beautiful ballet. But I have to keep my head up when I am playing as there's always that a**hole who recognises you and wants to tell their friends how they laid Tim Robbins out on the ice." TIM ROBBINS has to keep his wits about him when he plays ice hockey.


23rd September 2010

Quote: "When I first became famous and an opportunity presented itself it felt disingenuous to take that fame and take it into maybe a rock 'n' roll star. It didn't feel right." Tim Robbins insists he was right to allow his film career to develop before trying his hand at music.


7th September 2010

Quote: "The nation mourned. I had a lot of people who came up to me and were not as upset as I was - but were definitely upset. I did feel a sense of responsibility, because I knew that people had a certain idea of how I was and who we were... But on your deathbed, it’s not really going to matter how those people felt.” Susan Sarandon on the intense public interest surrounding her 2009 split with longterm partner Tim Robbins.


8th March 2010

Fact: Vera Farmiga, Julianne Moore, Tim Robbins, Michelle Pfeiffer and Colin Farrell paid tribute to each of the Best Actor nominees prior to Jeff Bridges' big win at the Oscars on Sunday (07Mar10). Each star recalled anecdotes of working with those actors nominated.


3rd December 2008

Fact: Tim Robbins' legendary prison movie The Shawshank Redemption has sold more than five million copies in the U.K., according to Official Charts Company data and the British Video Association - meaning one in five British families owns a copy.


20th November 2006

Quote: "We needed some Oscar cred." Tenacious D star Kyle Gass on why he and bandmate Jack Black asked Tim Robbins to play a one-legged foreigner in new film TENACIOUS D IN THE PICK OF DESTINY.


7th November 2006

Fact: Oscar winner Tim Robbins' father, GIL ROBBINS, was a member of 1950s folk group THE HIGHWAYMEN.


5th November 2006

Quote: "It's in a special room, next to SUSAN's (SARANDON). We're hoping they'll mate." Tim Robbins on where he put his Oscar.


25th October 2006

Quote: "I just got offered something for three months in Africa and at this point I'm looking at my son's senior year, missing pretty much his entire basketball season and so it just doesn't seem worth it " Tim Robbins balances his acting career with his personal life


12th October 2006

Fact: A new book of never-before-seen photographs of Pearl Jam, with accompanying essays written by Bruce Springsteen, Pete Townshend, Michael Stipe, Ben Harper, Cameron Crowe and Tim Robbins, is released this week (begs09OCT06) and can be bought from the band's website.


4th October 2006

Quote: "Just before the Academy Awards, Robbins came over to me and said, 'If you win, you have to say, "Impeach Bush".'" George Clooney decided against taking Tim Robbins' advice at the Oscars earlier this year (06).


2nd October 2006

Quote: "Just before the Academy Awards, Robbins came over to me and said, 'If you win, you have to say, "Impeach Bush".'" George Clooney decided against taking Tim Robbins' advice at the Oscars earlier this year (06).


26th September 2005

Quote: <p>"I kinda feel like I'm buying coupons for me to do things when he's doing things... I give him a lot of rope." Susan Sarandon on how she copes with partner Tim Robbins' movie sex scenes. </p>


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