Robyn Paris

Biography

Robyn Paris is an award-winning writer/director/actor and MFA graduate of UCLA's school of Theatre, Film and TV. Her directorial debut, "The Room Actors: Where Are They Now?" which she also created/produced and starred in, premiered at the 2016 Raindance Film Festival, the 2016 ITVFest and the 2016 Chicago Comedy Film Festival where she won the "Best Director" Award. "The Room Actors: Where Are They Now?" went on to screen at over a dozen film festivals worldwide, winning "Best Ensemble Cast" at the 2017 HollyWeb Film Festival. It was nominated for "Best Comedy" at the 2017 Vancouver Web Fest, "Best Mockumentary" at the 2017 Miami Web Fest, "Best Original Idea" at Rio Web Fest and was one of only a handful of web series selected to screen at the 2017 Oscar-qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival. While a student at UCLA, Robyn won 2nd place in the Samuel Goldwyn screenwriting awards for her dramatic feature, "Odd Man Out" about a family struggling to raise a schizophrenic child. She also won the Harmony Gold Award for Excellence in Screenwriting, the Jack Nicholson Screenwriting Award, Oliver's Prize in Screenwriting for Children, the National Association of Theatre Owners of California/Nevada Fellowship in Screenwriting and was nominated for a Humanitas Prize in Screenwriting. Robyn received a BA in Public Policy Studies from Duke University. She is best known for playing "Michelle" in Tommy Wiseau's cult classic film "The Room."

Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
The Room March 3, 2004