Tim Robinson (comedian)
May 23, 1981 |
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Life and career
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Robinson is a native of Detroit, Michigan. He has performed at The Second City, ImprovOlympic, iO Theater,GO Comedy, and Just for Laughs. He filmed a 2011 television pilot for Comedy Central called My Mans, but the show was not picked up by the network. Robinson is a 2000 graduate of Clarkston High School in Clarkston, Michigan. Robinson and his wife Heather have two children, a daughter Penny and a son Buster.
On September 15, 2012, Robinson made his debut as a featured player on Saturday Night Live. Prior to joining the cast of SNL, Robinson was cast as a series regular in the unaired CBS sitcom Friend Me. On September 15, 2013, it was announced that Robinson will work on the writing staff rather than continue being a cast member, making Tim Robinson the second cast member after Brian-Doyle Murray to go from feature player to staff writer.
- Carl, an elderly retail worker who always gets insulted by Niff (Bobby Moynihan) and Dana (Cecily Strong).
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