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Robin Givens Timeline

November 27th, 1964: Robin Simone Givens is born to Ruth and Reuben Givens in New York City.

1974: Dumps her ambition to be a violinist and takes acting lessons at American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City.

1978: Guest appearance on Different Strokes.

1980: At the age of fifteen enrolled as freshman at Sarah Lawrence College to study pre-med.

1984: First big acting gig is on The Cosby Show. She becomes best friends with Bill Cosby.

1986: Appears in Beverly Hills Madam as April Baxter. Her big moment arrrives in getting a part as the rich kid in Head of the Class as Darlene Merriman. She dates Brad Pitt.

February 8th,1988: Marries Mike Tyson.

1989: Stars alongside Oprah Winfrey in The Women Of Brewster Place.

February 14th, 1989: Divorces Mike Tyson after he gives a whole new meaning to hitting on a women, physically and faithfully.

1991: John Willis' Screen WorldListed lists her as one of twelve Promising New Actresses of 1991.

1992: Gives birth to first child, Micheal.

1995: Empire Magazine chooses her as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history.

1997: Marries tennis pro Svetozar Marinkovic. Broke up on the same day and never reunited because of irreconcilable differences.

December 19, 1997: Files for divorce.

October 1999: Gave birth to second boy, William. The father is tennis player Murphy Jensen.

Janurary 17th, 2000: Takes over Mother Love's TV-hit show Forgive or Forget. Few months later, show cancelled.

March 28, 2003: Appears alongside Chris Rock in Head of State.

January 28th, 2004: Accidentally runs over Maria Antonia Alcover's leg, a 89 year-old-woman, with her 2000 Mercedes SUV in Miami.

June 18th, 2004: Maria Antonia Alcover sues Robin Givens.

September 5, 2005: Will play Roxie Hart in the smash broadway hit Chicago starting January 16th, 2006.









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