Happy Birthday to Pound Ridge’s Tim Robbins

POUND RIDGE, N.Y. -- Happy Birthday to Pound Ridge’s Tim Robbins!

<p>Tim Robbins turns 55 on Wednesday.</p>

Tim Robbins turns 55 on Wednesday.

Robbins, who owns a house in Pound Ridge, turns 55 on Wednesday. The actor was born Oct. 16, 1958, in West Covina, California.

He is known for his roles as Nuke in Bull Durham, Jacob Singer in Jacob's Ladder, Griffin Mill in The Player, Andy Dufresne in The Shawshank Redemption, and as Dave Boyle in Mystic River, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

He received critical acclaim and won the Best Actor Award at Cannes for his starring role as a film executive in Robert Altman's 1992 film The Player.  Robbins won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar and the SAG Award for his work in Mystic River (2003), as a man traumatized from having been molested as a child. In 2005, he won the 39th annual Man of the Year Pudding Pot Award given by the Hasty Pudding Theatricals of Harvard.

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