If you watch the TV series ‘The Mentalist’ you will be quite familiar with the name and face of Robin Tunney. Robin Tunney the Mentalist actor is broadly known for her role as Teresa Lisbon. Born and brought up in Chicago, none of her family inmates were from the film fraternity. Her father was a car salesman and mother, a bartender. Let us take a look at belonging to a middle-class family, how she entered the films and made a successful name.
Robin Tunney’s career
Robin Tunney began struggling into the films early at the age of 19. Right at the beginning, she started her career with television series like ‘Class of 96’, ‘Law and Order’, ‘Dream On’ and ‘Life Goes On’. Her turning point was her mind-blowing performance in ‘Empire Records’ with a fully shaved head. Later on, her acting skills in ‘The Craft’ attracted more attention.
In 1997, she was seen at the Niagara opposite to Henry Thomas. This role won him the Best Actress Award Volpi Cup. What made ‘The Mentalist’ a huge hit is the Simon Baker-Robin Tunney duo. From the movie, their relationship opened a new road of friendship. This was well reflected in the Mentalist. Their friendly bond looks wonderful on screen. If you haven’t watched yet, please do make out time for ‘The Mentalist’.
Who isn’t interested in the personal lives of celebrities! Apart from reel life, real life matters. Initially, Tunney tied the knot with the director Bob Gosse which broke after 11 years. Then Tunney was found engaged to another writer and director Andrew Dominick which again was called off in no time. Last but not the least, Tunney is with Nicky Marmet right now. Robin Tunney’s 2016 was a blast as she welcomed her newborn. It was a baby boy. Since her fiancé is an interior designer, Robin Tunney’s house in L.A. is beautifully designed by him.