NICK ROBINSON is a burgeoning actor who is solidifying his
status as a leading man. In LOVE, SIMON Robinson stars as 'Simon Spier,' a gay
teen who has not come out to his family and classmates. When an email he sent to
a boy he's never met falls into the wrong hands, he finds himself in a
complicated situation when he's blackmailed by the class clown. Directed by Greg
Berlanti, the film also stars Jennifer Garner, Tony Hale and Katherine Langford.
Robinson recently completed production on William H. Macy's comedic drama
"Krystal." Starring opposite Rosario Dawson, Robinson plays 'Taylor Ogburn,' a
sheltered young man who has never had a drink in his life. He meets the woman of
his dreams, an ex-stripper and addict, and pretends to be in Alcoholics
Anonymous to try and woo her. The film is produced by Dan Keston and Rachel
Additionally, Robinson has also wrapped production on Front Row Filmed
Entertainment's "Strange But True." Directed by Rowan Athale and produced by
Fred Berger, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Christina Piovesan, the film follows a
woman who, five years after the tragic death of her boyfriend, arrives at the
doorsteps of his family to tell them she is pregnant with his child. Robinson
stars opposite Margaret Qualley and Amy Ryan.
In May 2017, Robinson starred in the Warner Brothers and MGM's romantic drama
"Everything, Everything" opposite Amandla Sternberg. Directed by Stella Meghie,
the film centers on Maddy (Stenberg) a girl who's lived a sheltered life in the
confines of her own home due to her immunodeficiency and severe allergic
reactions that could be potentially fatal. Everything begins to change when
Maddy falls in love with the boy next door, Olly (Robinson). The film is based
on the bestselling book of the same name.
In January 2016, Robinson starred as "Ben Parish" in the Sony young adult
sci-fi feature "The 5th Wave" opposite Chloe Grace Moretz, Alex Roe and Liev
Schreiber. The film, adapted from Rick Yancey's New York Times bestselling
novel, is set in the post-apocalyptic world that's suffering from four waves of
deadly attacks against Earth's population. It's a race against time among the
survivors before the fifth wave is underway. The film is directed by J Blakeson.
That same year in May, Nick starred in Rob Reiner's drama "Being Charlie" in the
title role. The film tells the story of an 18-year old rich kid with drug
problems named Charlie who butts heads with his father, a famous actor running
for governor of California, who parks Charlie in rehab, in part to keep him out
of the public eye. Co-written by Nick Reiner, the film originally premiered at
the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival and stars Common and Morgan Saylor.
In June 2015, Robinson starred in the highly anticipated 4th installment of
the "Jurassic Park" series, "Jurassic World." Robinson played "Zach," nephew to
Bryce Dallas Howard's character, who visited the now Dinosaur theme park after
22-years from the incidents of "Jurassic Park." Directed by Colin Trevorrow, the
film also starred Chris Pratt and Judy Greer. The Universal film grossed $1.67
billion worldwide making it the fourth highest grossing film year-to-date.
Robinson was a standout at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, garnering
attention for his starring role as "Joe Toy" in Jordan Vogt-Roberts' "The Kings
of Summer." The dark comedy revolves around Nick's character and his two best
friends who decide to build a house for themselves in the woods and escape their
overbearing families. The Wall Street Journal tapped Nick as one of the "five
breakouts from this year's festival we'll be hearing a lot about in the coming
months," while The Hollywood Reporter singled out Nick's performance in the
coming-of-age film as being "especially good, providing the film with a tender
heart." The film premiered to rave reviews, and was distributed by CBS Films on
May 31st, 2013.
Robinson also guest starred in the critically acclaimed HBO drama "Boardwalk
Empire". His scene-stealing performance impressed critics and audiences alike,
cementing his status as one of Hollywood's most promising young actors. In 2010,
Robinson booked his first professional job as the series regular on the ABC
Family series "Melissa and Joey" as "Ryder." Robinson has reprised his role as
"Ryder" for the past three seasons.
A Seattle native, Robinson developed an eye for classic films and theater at
an early age. After winning praise for his starring work in several local
Seattle productions including "To Kill a Mocking Bird," "Mame," "A Thousand
Clowns" and "Lost in Yonkers," Robinson relocated with his family to Los Angeles
to pursue his acting career. He currently resides in Los Angeles.