Tony Robinson Biography

(Actor, Comedian, Presenter)

Tony Robinson is a comedian, author, presenter, and political activist

More about the relationship

Tony Robinson is a married man. He first married 1969, Barbara Henshall. They divorced four years later.

Similarly, his partner from 1970 to 1992 was Mary Shepherd. He has two children with Mary Shepherd. His children are Laura and Luke.

After that, he married his second wife Louise Hobbs on 24 June 2011. He is living happily with her right now.

Relationship Facts of Tony Robinson

  • Tony Robinson is married to Louise Hobbs.
  • Tony Robinson married on June 24, 2011.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 363 days 💑
  • He is father of Two (Laura and Luke).
  • Tony Robinson is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Tony Robinson?

The English actor Tony Robinson is a comedian, author, presenter, and political activist. Similarly, he played the role of Baldrick in the BBC television series Blackadder.

He also hosted several historical documentaries including the Channel 4 programs Time Team and The Worst Jobs in History. As an author, he has also written 16 children’s books.

Tony Robinson: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

He was born on 15th August 1946 in Homerton, London, England. His birth name is Sir Anthony Robinson. There is no information about his parents and siblings.

Likewise, he belongs of British nationality and his ethnicity is unknown.

Education, School/College University

Talking about his education, he attended  Woodford Green Preparatory School and Wanstead County High grammar school.

Similarly, he passed four O-levels (English Language, English Literature, History, and Geography) and went on to study for A-levels. But he did not complete them.

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Caption: Tony Robinson and Louise Hobb (Source: Getty Images)

So, he decided to study at a drama school instead. He enrolled at the Central School of Speech and Drama in 1963 and graduated in 1966.

Tony Robinson: Professional Life, and Career

He first acted a role at the age of 13, as a member of Fagin’s gang in the original production of the musical Oliver!, including a stint as the Artful Dodger. Similarly, after drama school, he spent four years in repertory theatre most notably at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds.

Likewise, he appeared in the 1974–75 season at Chichester Festival Theatre, as Angel Chicago in the nativity musical Follow The Star.

In the 1975 season, he appeared as Hovstad in Henrik Ibsen’s Enemy of the People. In the year 1976, he appeared as Feste in the Twelfth Night, and as Major in Monsieur Perrichon’s Travels.

Similarly, he came to prominence in 1983 for his role in the British historical sitcom Blackadder, as Edmund Blackadder’s dogsbody Baldrick. In the first series, broadcast as The Black Adder, he was quite astute, while his master was an idiot.

In late 2009, he was invited to be the guest speaker at the Pride of Craegmoor Awards, where he gave a speech about his time with his mother and finding a care home.

Similarly, he then went on to give the prizes to Craegmoor’s Shining Star and Leading Light.

Further, in January 2016, he described Alzheimer’s as “one of the last great medical terrors” and announced he would be leaving money to the Alzheimer’s Society in his will.

Awards, Nominations

He has received many honors. In 1999, he got an Honorary Master of Arts from the University of Bristol for his services to drama and archaeology. Similarly, in 2002, he got an Honorary Master of Arts from the University of East London.

In 2005, he got an honorary doctorate from the Open University for his contribution to the educational or cultural well-being of society and an Honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Exeter for his active involvement in politics.

In the year 2012, he got Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II on her Birthday Honours List.

Tony Robinson: Net Worth, Salary

There is no information about his salary and other incomes of Tony Robinson. However, his net worth is around $600,000.

He might earn a huge amount of money from his career. But he has not disclosed his salary and income.

Tony Robinson: Rumors, Controversy

There are no big rumors and controversy about Tony. He is successful in keeping his life away from rumors and controversy.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Tony Robinson has a height of 5 feet 4 inches and his weight is unknown. Similarly, his hair color is salt and pepper and he has dark brown color eyes.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Tony Robinson is active on social media.

He has around 120.3k followers on Twitter,40k followers on Facebook, and 6.2 k followers on his Instagram account.

 

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FAQs

What age is Tony Robinson?

  • As of 2021, he is 75 years old.

Has Tony Robinson got a wife?

  • He is at present living with his second spouse.

Is Tony Robinson a vegetarian?

  • He follows a vegan diet.