Robin Bain

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Robin Bain
Born (1980-02-12) February 12, 1980 (age 35)
Northern Indiana, US
Occupation Actress, Writer, Director
Years active 2001–present

Robin Bain (born February 12, 1980) is an American actress, writer and director.


Bain performed as an actress/model in a marketing campaign for the NFL Network in 2007[1] and was named one of Playboy Magazine's rising stars in July 2008.[2]

Bain acted as a live action character on Seth Green's Emmy Award-winning animated show Robot Chicken, which airs on the Cartoon Network's Adult Swim.[3] She also voiced multiple characters for the 2009 Robot Chicken Christmas special.[4]

Bain subsequently appeared on the NBC comedy series, The Real Wedding Crashers,[5] Comedy Central's Mind of Mencia[6] and alongside rockstar, Gene Simmons in a commercial promoting his television series, Gene Simmons Family Jewels.[7] Bain then made guest appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno[8] and Real Time with Bill Maher.[9]

Still photo of Robin Bain in Paper Doll

Working as a director, Bain has been at the helm of several music videos, most notably videos featuring In This Moment singer, Maria Brink[10] and country music band, The Clark Family Experience.[11] As a writer/director, Bain's 2003 short film, Paper Doll was screened on the independent film festival circuit, and earned Bain nominations for Best Actress, Best Director and a win for Best Short at the SMMASH Film Festival.[12]

Bain wrote, is producing and is appearing in a lead role in the upcoming feature film, Without You I'm Nothing [13]

Personal life[edit]

Bain is skilled with firearms[14] and is considered a markswoman.[15] Bain's father served as a physician in the United States Army.[16] She resides in Los Angeles, California.[17]


Title Year Role Notes
The Larry Sanders Show 1997 Swimsuit Model TV Series
Extra 1997 Swimsuit Model TV Series
Glam 1997 Restaurant Patron
Frankenbabe 2001 Frankenbabe
Self Righteous Suicide 2002 Writer, Director, Producer, Cinematographer
Paper Doll 2003 Natasha Actress, Writer, Director, Producer
Nominated - Best Actress, Best Director at the SMMASH Film Festival
Winner - Best Short at the SMMASH Film Festival
Monster House 2003 Actress TV Series, 1 episode, Las Vegas House
Wishful Thinking 2004 Writer, Director, Producer, Cinematographer
The Real Wedding Crashers 2007 Robin TV Series
Mind of Mencia 2007 Sketch Comedy Player TV Series
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2008 Sketch Comedy Player TV Series
Real Time with Bill Maher 2008 Sketch Comedy Player TV Series
Robot Chicken 2008–2009 Herself; additional voices TV Series, 2 episodes
"President Evil", "Dear Consumer"
Eat Cake 2010 Sheila Actress, Writer, Director, Producer
Nowhere to Run 2010 Claudia Actress, Writer, Director, Producer, Cinematographer
The Brides of Sodom 2010 Sandy Directed by cult, horror filmmaker, Creep Creepersin
Hollywood Sex Wars 2011 Julie Cantalopez Cameo Appearance
Geezers! 2012 Kari Actress
Lip Service 2013 Writer
The Cheater 2015 Candy Short Film
EuroKings 2016 Tiffany Actress
Nowhereland 2016 Actress, Writer, Director, Producer
Without You I'm Nothing 2016 Actress, Writer, Producer
You Broke The Rules 2016 Writer
The Kung Pao Kitty Project 2016 Writer

Awards and nominations[edit]

SMMASH Film Festival

  • 2003: Won,[18] Best Short – Paper Doll
  • 2003: Nominated, Best Director – Paper Doll
  • 2003: Nominated, Best Actress – Paper Doll

California Independent Film Festival

  • 2003: Official Selection[19] - Paper Doll


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