Sunday 11 June 2017

Robin Wright

Robin Gayle Wright was born on April 8th, 1966/ She is an American actress and director who is best known for her work in Netflix's 'House of Cards' in which she plays the role of Claire Underwood. She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Television Series Drama in 2013 due to her exceptional performance. Besides that, she has worked in many key and successful movies like The Princess Bride(1987), Forrest Gump(1994), Moneyball(2011) and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo(2011) to name a few. Her most recent movie was Wonder Woman in which she plays the role of 'Antiope'.

Robin Wright Religion

One would expect someone with as extensive and successful a career as Robin Wright to have their religious views pretty public after such a long time but apparently Robin doesn't like to disclose them to the public. Her ancestry is also a mystery at this point.

Robing Wright Political Views

She has not been outspoken about her political views in the traditional sense but she seems to be pretty actively involved in philanthropy and activism. She has spoken out about girl empowerment and education on her Twitter. She is also a human rights activist in the Democratic Republic of Congo. She narrated and produced(executive) a documentary called 'When Elephants Fight' to expose the multinational mining corporations and politicians in the Democratic Republic of Congo for threatening human rights and perpetuating conflict in the region. She is the supported of a human rights campaign "Stand With Congo" which was behind the documentary film. 

Who is she dating?

It seems that long lasting love is not something on the books for Wright, as is the case for most celebrities. She was married to actor Dane Witherspoon who was a co-star with Wright in the daytime soap opera "Santa Barbara" as Joe Perkins. Their marriage lasted from 1986 to 1988. 
She then became involved with actor, filmmaker and political activist, Sean Penn in 1989, after his divorce with Madonna. They have a daughter together who was born in 1991, Dylan Frances, and a son, Hopper Jack, who was born in 1993, both of their children were born before their marriage. They married each other in 1996 after breaking up and getting back together, this was the longest lasting marriage in Robin's life so far. They officially divorced on July 22nd, 2010. 
In February of 2012, she began dating actor Ben Foster, known for his work in the 2004 film "The Punisher" and first announced their engagement on January, 2014. They later called off the engagement in November the same year and reunited in January 2015. On August 29 in the same year, they called their second engagement off too. 

Robin Wright Hobbies

Robin likes to be involved in activism and philanthropy in her free time. She is working with multiple human rights and non-profit organisations notably she is an activist for human rights in Democratic Republic of Congo. She is also the Honorary Spokesperson for Dallas(Texas) based non-profit organization 'The Gordie Foundation". 

Interesting Facts 

Wright started working as a model at the mere age of 14 in Paris and Japan. 

She was born in Dallas, Texas but raised in San Diego, California. 

She turned down roles in movies like Batman Forever(1995) and Sabrina(1995). 

She is the owner of two oil wells in Texas. 

Hopper Penn, her son, is named after two family friends of hers, Dennis Hopper and Jack Nicholson.