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Robin Tunney

Actor
Born June 19, 1972 (52 years)
Robin Tunney (born June 19, 1972) is an American actress. Tunney made her film debut in the comedy Encino Man (1992) and rose to prominence with leading roles in the cult films Empire Records (1995) and The Craft (1996). Her performance in Niagara, Niagara (1997) won her acclaim and the Volpi Cup for Best Actress. She had leading roles in the films End of Days (1999), Supernova and Vertical Limit (both 2000). Tunney earned critical acclaim for playing Veronica Donovan on Prison Break (2005–2006) and Teresa Lisbon on the television series The Mentalist (2008–2015).

Tunney was praised for her portrayal of a victim of sexual assault in the independent drama Open Window (2006). Her subsequent film roles across the 2000s include Cherish and The Secret Lives of Dentists (both 2002), The In-Laws (2003), Hollywoodland (2006), August and The Burning Plain (both 2008), and Passenger Side (2009). She led the thriller film Looking Glass (2018), and starred in the short-lived legal drama series The Fix (2019).
Movies & Shows on Plex
  • The Burning Plain
  • Niagara, Niagara
  • CBS Schoolbreak Special
Known For
  • The Craft
  • The Mentalist
  • End of Days
  • Vertical Limit
  • Empire Records
  • Encino Man
  • Paparazzi
  • Hollywoodland
  • Looking Glass
  • The Zodiac
  • The Burning Plain
  • The Fix
  • Supernova
  • Cherish
  • My All-American
  • Niagara, Niagara
  • The In-Laws
  • August
  • See Girl Run
  • Horse Girl
  • Open Window
  • Monster Party
  • Intimate Affairs
  • The Secret Lives of Dentists

Filmography

2024
Land of the Free · as Kelly Fletcher
2023
Dear Edward (TV Series) · as Jane
2020
Horse Girl · as Agatha Kaine
2019
The Fix (TV Series) · as Maya Travis
2018
Monster Party · as Roxanne Dawson
2018
Insatiable (TV Series) · as Brandylynn Huggens
2018
Looking Glass · as Maggie
2016
Love (TV Series) · as Waverly
2015
My All-American · as Gloria Steinmark
2012
See Girl Run · as Emmie
2009
Passenger Side · as Theresa
2008
August · as Melanie Hanson
2008
The Two Mr. Kissels · as Nancy Keeshin
2008
2008
The Mentalist (TV Series) · as Teresa Lisbon
2006
Hollywoodland · as Leonore Lemmon
2006
Open Window · as Izzy
2006
2005
The Zodiac · as Laura Parish
2005
Prison Break (TV Series) · as Veronica Donovan
2005
Runaway · as Carly
2004
House (TV Series) · as Rebecca Adler
2004
Shadow of Fear · as Wynn French
2004
Paparazzi · as Abby Laramie
2003
Abby Singer · as Robin Tunney (uncredited)
2003
The In-Laws · as Angela Harris
2002
2002
Cherish · as Zoe
2002
The Twilight Zone (2002) (TV Series) · as Edie Durant
2001
Intimate Affairs · as Zoey
2001
Robot Chicken (TV Series) · as Carole Demas
2000
Vertical Limit · as Annie Garrett
2000
Bread and Roses · as Party Guest (uncredited)
2000
The Craft: Deleted Scenes · as Sarah Bailey
2000
Supernova · as Danika Lund
1999
End of Days · as Christine York
1998
1998
Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Families · as Melvina 'malka' Csizmadia
1998
Montana · as Kitty
1997
1997
Julian Po · as Sarah
1996
The Craft · as Sarah
1996
Riders of the Purple Sage · as Elizabeth 'bess' Erne
1995
Empire Records · as Debra
1993
J.F.K.: Reckless Youth (TV Series) · as Kathleen 'kick' Kennedy
1993
Class of '96 (TV Series) · as Linda Miller
1993
Frogs! · as Hannah
1992
Encino Man · as Ella
1992
1990
Law & Order (TV Series) · as Jill Templeton
1990
Dream On (TV Series)
1989
Life Goes On (TV Series)
1984
CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series) · as Brooke

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