Robin Dunne is a Canadian actor best known for his starring role as Dr. Will Zimmerman in the television sci-fi series Sanctuary, since 2007.
Dunne was born in Toronto, Canada and attended Etobicoke School of the Arts, a performing arts high school.
In 1994, Dunne got his first major television role, playing the troubled son of Judith Light in Against their Will: Women in Prison. This first break led to pivotal roles in other telefilms such as Brother's Destiny, Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story, A Husband a Wife and Lover, Mark Twain's Roughing It, and Codebreakers.
In 1998, Dunne landed a role in the John Woo-produced blockbuster The Big Hit opposite Mark Wahlberg, Lou Diamond Phillips and Christina Applegate.
Dunne's feature films include Borderline Normal, The Skulls 2, The Snow Walker, Species 3 and Just Friends. His television credits include roles on Manchester Prep, Dawson's Creek and Dead Like Me.
In 2005, Dunne co-wrote the Nickelodeon films Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost and Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman.
These first two films spawned a successful franchise that has led to his co-writing the third and fourth installments in the series, Roxy Hunter and the Myth of the Mermaid, which appeared in July of 2008 and Roxy Hunter and the Horrific Halloween in 2009.
He has also co-authored the novels for Penguin Books.
On stage, Dunne has performed his one-man show Safe Place at the Alley Workshop Theatre in Toronto, as well as at the Writer's Week Festival in Listowel, Ireland.