Robin Givens, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Robin Givens

American stage, television, and film actress

Date of Birth: 27-Nov-1964

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States

Profession: stage actor, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Robin Givens

  • Robin Simone Givens (born November 27, 1964) is an American model, stage, film, and television actress.
  • She began her acting career after graduating from Sarah Lawrence College in 1984.
  • In 1986, she won the role of Darlene Merriman in the ABC sitcom Head of the Class.
  • She remained with the series for its entire five-year run.
  • After the series ended in 1991, she continued her career with film roles and guest-starring roles on television.
  • She currently has a recurring role as attorney and former mayor Sierra McCoy on Riverdale.In 1996, Givens co-starred on the short-lived sitcom Sparks, which aired for two seasons on UPN.
  • In January 2000, she took over hosting duties on the syndicated talk show Forgive or Forget.
  • The show was cancelled four months later.
  • Givens has since had recurring roles on The Game, Tyler Perry's House of Payne, and Chuck.
  • In 2007, Givens released her autobiography, Grace Will Lead Me Home.
  • Givens has been married and divorced twice.
  • Her first marriage, to boxer Mike Tyson in 1988, drew considerable media attention, as did their divorce the following year.
  • Her second marriage, to tennis instructor Svetozar Marinkovic in 1997, also lasted a year.
  • In 1993, Givens adopted a son.
  • In 2000, she gave birth to a second son fathered by her ex-boyfriend, tennis player Murphy Jensen.

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