Robin Weigert is a popular American actress who is known for her remarkably multifaceted approach to acting. A veteran in the industry, she started appearing in television series and independent movies since the late ’90s and has continued thrilling the many fans who keep asking for more action from her.
Having been in the industry for quite a while, Robin is now most known for the role she played in Deadwood, a 2004 HBO series as well as Concussion, a 2013 film.
Robin Weigert Bio
Robin Weigert was born on the 7th of July, 1969 in Washington, D.C., the capital city of the United States of America. Robin’s father has been identified as Wolfgang Oscar Weigert, a psychiatrist and her mother’s name has been given as Dionne Laufman. According to several sources, Robin also has Jewish roots.
Growing up, Robin had always been interested in the arts; this interest is what informed her choice of what to study when she went to university. She attended the Brandeis University located at in Waltham, Massachusetts and graduated in 1991. After her graduation, she proceeded to attend the Tisch School of the Arts in New York University, graduating from the Graduate Acting Program with a Master of Fine Arts degree. It was here that she honed her skills in acting.
With a deep passion for acting, Robin stared taking part in stage performances across theaters in New York and became quite popular in the city for her prowess as an actress. She kept acting in stage plays for as many as 10 years, performing in both on and off Broadway before moving to Los Angles where she shifted focus from the theater to start making appearances in television shows.
Robin Weigert made her debut appearance on TV in 1998 when was cast in Twelfth Night, Or What You Will. Not resting on her oars, the next year in 1999, she appeared in Law & Order, an American police procedural and legal drama television series in which she played the role of Denise Luca. In 2003, Robin joined the cast of Angels in America, a miniseries by HBO. The same year, she appeared as Leanna Parks in Law & Order.
He big break came in 2004 when was cast to play Calamity Jane in Deadwood, an American Western television series which became very popular both locally and internationally. Robin’s stunning portrayal of Calamity Jane on the series got her a lot of praise from critics and fans who fell in love with the character’s personality. In fact, for her super-believable role interpretation in the series, she got nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, a development which made her really ecstatic.
Since her big break on Deadwood, Robin has gone on to feature in other top ranking TV series like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in 2005, Life in 2007, Private Practice in 2009, Sons of Anarchy in 2010, Chicago P.D. in 2014, Damien in 2016, Big Little Lies in 2017 and Dietland in 2018.
It is noteworthy that Robin has not only featured in television series but has also made appearances in independent movies. She played Rachel in the 2005 movie Loggerheads before proceeding to play Hannelore in the 2006 film, The Good German. She also featured in Things We Lost in the Fire in 2007, My One and Only in 2009, Concussion in 2013, Pawn Sacrifice in 2014, Mississippi Grind in 2015 and New Money in 2017.
Is Robin Weigert Lesbian, Gay?
There have been some speculations among fans that Robin Weigert might be a lesbian. The rumors began to spread after the actress portrayed a lesbian character in the 2013 movie, Concussion. In this movie, Robin played the role of Abby, a lesbian woman who started to work as a prostitute for other women after suffering a mild concussion in an accident with her son.
Robin played the lesbian role so well that rumors began to spread around that she was really a lesbian in real life. However, this has not been proven at all as the actress has neither confirmed or denied the rumors ever since.
Is She Married or Dating Anyone?
Having been in the movie industry for quite a while, Robin Weigert is now a very popular person in the United States. However, even with her popularity, she has managed to keep her personal life very private and very little is known about that area. The actress has remained tight-lipped on whether or not she has a husband with whom to go through life.
Also, there have been many speculations from many quarters that she has a boyfriend, however, the actress has never confirmed the rumors or denied them, thus leaving fans quite confused about her love life.