Robin Wright

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Robin Gayle Wright (born April 8, 1966) is an American actress. She has also been credited as Robin Wright Penn. From 1984 to 1988 she starred on the television series Santa Barbara as Kelly Capwell which earned her Daytime Emmy nominations. She then starred in films such as The Princess Bride and Forrest Gump (earning her a Golden Globe nomination). She has appeared in films such as Toys, Message in a Bottle, Unbreakable, The Conspirator, Moneyball and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Wright was married to actor Sean Penn from 1996 to 2010, with whom she had two children. Wright was born Robin Gayle Wright in Dallas, Texas, the daughter of Gayle (née Gaston), an Independent Executive National Sales Director for Mary Kay cosmetics, and Freddie Gayle Wright, a pharmaceutical executive. She was raised in San Diego, California. She attended La Jolla High School in La Jolla, California. She was listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1986" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 38. [1986]. Wright first became famous on television, playing Kelly Capwell on the soap opera Santa Barbara, which earned her three Daytime Emmy nominations.


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