She had a minor role in the film August released on July 11, 2008.Tunney also starred opposite Simon Baker in the CBS drama series The Mentalist, playing Teresa Lisbon.Tunney married producer and director Bob Gosse on October 4, 1997; On July 5, 2016 she announced she gave birth to her first child, son named Oscar Holly Marmet who was born in June, 2016.
The finale aired on July 5, 2006, where she competed against Jason Alexander, Michael Ian Black, Ida Siconolfi, and Keegan-Michael Key.
Tunney came in second, behind Alexander, earning $200,000 for The Children's Health Fund.
In August 2006, Tunney played in the World Series of Poker after having her entrance fee covered by the online cardroom Poker
Robin Tunney (born June 19, 1972) is an American actress.
She is known for her role as Teresa Lisbon in the television series The Mentalist (2008–2015), as well as previous roles in the films Encino Man (1992), Empire Records (1995), The Craft (1996), End of Days (1999), Supernova and Vertical Limit (2000), and the television series Prison Break (2005–06).
At the age of 19, Tunney moved to Los Angeles, California, and obtained several recurring television roles on Class of '96, Law & Order, Dream On, and Life Goes On.She gave her breakthrough performance as a suicidal teenager in Empire Records (with a shaved head) and attracted further attention by playing a witch in The Craft.In 1997, Tunney starred in (her husband at the time) 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.Tunney also was featured opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 1999 supernatural action film End of Days.She starred in the pilot episode of House as a kindergarten teacher who collapses before her class and descends into aphasia; she was credited as a "special guest star".She portrayed Veronica Donovan on the first season of Prison Break, credited third after two main characters, and left the show after the premiere episode of the second season.