Born in Chicago, Robin Tunney established herself as an award-winning actress in a series of independent films and has since gone on to become a popular fixture in movies and on television.
Tunney's first film was the teen cult classic Empire Records, which also starred Renee Zellweger and Liv Tyler. She next appeared in The Craft and Niagara, Niagara, for which she won the Volpe Cup for Best Actress at the 1997 Venice International Film Festival, and a Spirit Award nomination for Best Actress.
Her additional feature film credits include Vertical Limit, Cherish, The Secret Lives of Dentists, Hollywood Land and Open Window, for which she won Best Actress at the Boston Film Festival. Her television credits include roles in Prison Break, House, M.D., and Law & Order.
In recent times, Tunney has graced the silver screen in feature films like The Burning Plain and See Girl Run with Adam Scott.