Talented actor Tim Robbins began his career with small roles in television series episodes and films. His first major film appearance was as Merlin in the film Top Gun. His portrayal of Ebby Calvin Nuke LaLoosh in the film Bull Durham may have been his breakthrough role. This led to more hit films like The Player, Bob Roberts, The Shawshank Redemption, and Mystic River.
In addition to acting Robbins has written, produced and directed several films such as the critically acclaimed film Dead Man Walking and Cradle Will Rock. His next appearance will be in the action/sci-fi film Green Lantern to be released June 17, 2001.