Robin Tunney (born June 19, 1972 in Chicago) is an Irish-American actress of stage, television and screen.
Tunney studied acting at the Chicago Academy for the Performing Arts. She moved to Los Angeles, at the age of 18, where she had several recurring TV roles on Class of '96, Law & Order, Dream On, and Life Goes On. She had a major breakthrough with her role as a suicidal teenager in Empire Records before receiving the leading role as a gothic witch in The Craft, alongside Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell and Rachel True. Robin lost her hair for her role in Empire Records, and had to wear a wig in The Craft.
In 1997 Tunney starred in Bob Gosse's Niagara Niagara with Henry Thomas in a performance which garnered her the Best Actress award Vopli Cup at the 1997 Venice International Film Festival.
Tunney also starred opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 1999 action film End of Days. She currently stars on Prison Break.
In 1997, Tunney married producer/director Bob Gosse. They were separated in 2002.
Tunney was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago. She graduated from St. Ignatius College Prep, a coed Catholic prep school in Chicago.