Robin Tunney was born on the 19th June 1972 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is an actress and poker player. In 1997, she starred in Bob Gosse's Niagara, Niagara with Henry Thomas in a performance, which garnered her the Best Actress award Volpi Cup at the 1997 Venice International Film Festival. She also starred in the 1999 action film End of Days. She is also an Internet favorite for her nude scenes in such films as "Investigating Sex" and "Supernova". On June 28th 2006, she won the 5th table of Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown's 8th season and moving to the final table. The finale aired on the 5th July 2006, where she competed against Jason Alexander, Michael Ian Black, Ida Siconolfi, and Keegan-Michael Key. She came in second, behind Alexander, and ahead of Black, Siconolfi, and Key. She played for The Children's Health Fund, which received $200,000 for her efforts. In August 2006, Robin played in the World Series of Poker after having her entrance fee covered by the online cardroom PokerRoom.com. Within the film industry and at poker tables she has acquired the nickname "Rubbin' Tummy" for her habit of absentmindedly rubbing her stomach while talking to people.