Robin Tunney studied acting at the Chicago Academy for the Arts,
spending her summer performing in such plays as "Bus Stop" and "Agnes of
God". She moved to Los Angeles at the age of eighteen and shortly
landed roles in such television shows as "Life Goes On" (1989), "Class of '96" (1993) (recurring), "Law & Order" (1990), HBO's "Dream On" (1990) and the ABC mini-series J.F.K.: Reckless Youth (1993) (TV), in which she played "Kit Kennedy". The Craft (1996) was Tunney's first film lead though she has appeared in many supporting roles.