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Robin Tunney

Full / Real Name: Robin Jessica Tunney
Born: 19 June 1972 (48 years old)
Gender: Female

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Robin Tunney is an American actress best known for her starring television roles as Veronica Donovan in Prison Break (2005-2006) and as Teresa Lisbon in The Mentalist, from 2008-2015.

Tunney starred in the film Runaway, which premiered at the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival, and in the independent film Open Window, in which she plays a victim of sexual assault.

Tunney also appeared in the drama/thriller Paparazzi as the wife of a high-profile movie star being stalked by a photographer. In 2004 she starred in the films Shadow of Fear and In Control of All Things, based on the famous Zodiac Killer case.

One of Tunney's most challenging roles was that of Marcy, a young woman with Tourette Syndrome, in Bob Gosse's critically acclaimed film Niagara, Niagara. Her performance earned her the Best Actress-Cuppa Volpe at the 1997 Venice Film Festival, as well as a 1999 Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Female Lead.

Her additional feature credits include the comedy The In-Laws starring Michael Douglas and Albert Brooks; Alan Rudolph's The Secret Lives of Dentists; the 2002 Sundance Film Festival hit Cherish opposite Tim Blake Nelson; the mountain-climbing adventure film Vertical Limit; The Craft, with Fairuza Balk; and Julian Po opposite Christian Slater.


Television Roles

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Debra

Rebecca Adler

Jill Templeton

Abby Laramie

Veronica Donovan

Veronica Donovan

Teresa Lisbon

Teresa Lisbon

Teresa Lisbon

Teresa Lisbon

Teresa Lisbon

Teresa Lisbon

Teresa Lisbon

Eve Durant


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