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Robin Wright continues to make an indelible mark in Hollywood. She can currently be seen in the highly acclaimed “House of Cards,” alongside Kevin Spacey, produced and directed by David Fincher. The first season of the TV series is now available exclusively on Netflix. Most recently she completed filming “A Most Wanted Man” with Phillip Seymour Hoffman and will soon be seen on the big screen in “Two Mothers” starring Naomi Watts. Wright has also completed production on “The Congress,” Ari Folman’s adaptation of Stanislaw Lem’s novel, “The Futurological Congress.” She most recently seen in David Fincher’s highly acclaimed “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” as journalist Erika Berger and is committed to continue her role in the remaining two parts of the trilogy.

Robin consistently receives glowing reviews for the various characters she plays. In 2010, Wright received critical acclaim as Mary Surratt in Robert Redford's riveting courtroom drama, “The Conspirator.” Also, last year, Wright starred alongside Woody Harrelson in Oren Moverman’s “Rampart.” Wright received praise for her portrayal in 2009 as ‘Pippa Lee’ in Rebecca Miller’s “The Private Lives of Pippa Lee.” The same year, Wright was also seen in the Christmas classic, “A Christmas Carol,” directed by Robert Zemeckis.

Wright has been recognized for her outstanding performances over the years. She was honored with a career tribute at the 35th Annual Deauville American Film Festival. Her first two nominations, a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild for Best Supporting Actress, came as early as 1995 for her unforgettable role as 'Jenny' in Robert Zemeckis' Best Picture Oscar winner, “Forrest Gump.” Wright earned her second Screen Actors Guild nomination for Best Lead Actress in Nick Cassavetes' “She’s So Lovely,” and her third nomination for Best Actress in a Television Movie or Miniseries in Fred Schepisi's “Empire Falls.” She has received three Independent Spirit nominations for her performances in Erin Dignam's “Loved;” Rodrigo Garcia's “Nine Lives;” and Jeff Stanzler's “Sorry, Haters.” Additionally, Wright starred in and served as an executive producer on Deborah Kampmeier's “Virgin,” which received an Independent Spirit nomination for Best First Feature also known as the “John Cassavetes Award."

Other film credits include: Bennett Miller’s “Moneyball”, starring Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill, Rob Reiner's cult classic “The Princess Bride”, Barry Levinson's “What Just Happened” and Deborah Kampmeier's “Houndog”, which Wright also executive produced; Kevin Macdonald's “State of Play”; Anthony Minghella's “Breaking and Entering”; Robert Zemeckis' “Beowulf”; Keith Gordon's “The Singing Detective”; Peter Kosminsky's “White Oleander”; Anthony Drazan's “Hurlyburly;” Sean Penn's “The Pledge;” Luis Mandoki's “Message in a Bottle;” M. Night Shyamalan's “Unbreakable;” Pen Densham's “Moll Flanders;” Barry Levinson's “Toys” and “Room 10” for GLAMOUR magazine's "Reel Women Film Series."

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