Robin Wright is known as an American actress. She is most famous for her roles in 'The Princess Bride', 'Forrest Gump', and 'House of Cards.'

Background and Age

Robin Wright was born on April 8, 1966 in Dallas, Texas. She experienced childhood in San Diego, California. The girl of a pharmaceutical official and a deals director for Mary Kay, Wright started modeling at an early age, making a trip to both Paris and Japan while still in high school. Wright says she pursued modeling predominantly for the travel openings it provided As a youngster, Wright was chosen as homecoming queen and had an effective modeling career. She was in reality more keen on dancing and acting than being a model.

Career and Net Worth

After high school, Wright was urged to act by her modeling agent and handled a lead part on the soap opera Santa Barbara. In spite of the fact that she came up short on any conventional acting training, she regularly shot her scenes the same day she got a script, with no practice, Wright earned three Daytime Emmy nominations for her work on the show. This drew the consideration of director Rob Reiner, who chose to try out her for the lead role in his new movie, a contemptuous 1987 interpretation of Robin Hood-style swashbuckler movies called The Princess Bride.

In 2013, Wright handled a featuring role inverse Kevin Spacey in Netflix's hit series, House of Cards. A gander at governmental issues in Washington, D.C., the smooth drama immediately reverberated with pundits and fans. Wright's Claire Underwood, the spouse of Spacey's shrewd and unctuous politician Frank Underwood, is a power player in her very own privilege and power to be dealt with.

In September 2019, at the 2019 Emmy Awards show, Robin was nominated for the Lead Actress in a Drama Series because of her performance on House of Cards.

Marriage, Husband and Kids

Following the accomplishment of Forrest Gump, Wright and Sean Penn decided to marry in 1996. It was the start of an enthusiastic and frequently turbulent marriage. Being connected to a staggeringly renowned man was odd for Wright, since she never thought of herself as a big name.

For a lot of their marriage, Wright didn't work at all and rather drove an extremely private life committed to her two children and her better half. At the point when she returned to acting, she worked intimately with her significant other. The two featured as star-crossed, unhinged darlings in Nick Cassavetes' She's So Lovely, and Wright later played Jack Nicholson's adoration interest for Penn's third movie as a director, The Pledge.

The drama at long last arrived at an end in 2007, when the couple sought a legal separation. They got back together but trouble hit again 2010, at which point they separated for good and she changed her name from Robin Wright-Penn to just Robin Wright.

She ended up engaged to actor Ben Foster in January 2014, however, the couple gave up 10 months later. Afterward, in 2017, Wright was romantically connected to Clement Giraudet, the VIP relations supervisor for French design house Saint Laurent. The two were married in France in August 2018.

Last Modified: Feb 1, 2021

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