In The Princess Bride (1987), she is credited as 'and introducing' (Robin Wright), although that was not her first film.
Won the title role in The Princess Bride (1987) while still under contract to the soap "Santa Barbara" (1984). In order to get sprung from her soap role temporarily, Wright reluctantly agreed to add nine months to her soap contract.
She was robbed of her vehicle at gunpoint in Santa Monica, California, in the 1990s. Shortly after the incident, she and Sean Penn moved out of Los Angeles.
She is mentioned in the lyrics in the hit song "Palace & Main" by Sweden's biggest rock band, Kent. "Jag skjuter allting framför mig som Robin Wright Penn gör i State of Grace," which translates to "I push everything in front of me like Robin Wright Penn does in State of Grace (1990).".
Backed out of the role of Maid Marian in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), with Kevin Costner, upon discovering that she was pregnant with her first child (daughter Dylan Penn).
Gave birth to her first child at age 25, a daughter Dylan Frances Penn (aka Dylan Penn) on April 13, 1991. Child's father is her boyfriend [now second ex-husband], Sean Penn.
Had to back out of the role of Abby McDeere in The Firm (1993), with Tom Cruise, upon discovering that she was pregnant with her second child (son Hopper Penn). The role eventually went to Jeanne Tripplehorn.
Gave birth to her second child at age 27, a son Hopper Jack Penn (aka Hopper Penn) on August 6, 1993. Child's father is her boyfriend [now second ex-husband], Sean Penn.
She turned down roles in Batman Forever (1995) and Sabrina (1995).
Lived with Sean Penn for six years before they married in 1996.
Once again filed for divorce from Sean Penn after she already did so in December 2007. But the couple reconciled in April 2008 until Sean filed for "legal separation" in April 2009, but he withdrew his bid a month later. [August 2009]
She and her husband, actor Sean Penn, withdrew their divorce petition in April 2008.
Told More magazine that, although she and Sean Penn withdrew their divorce papers, they are no longer together. [August 2009]