Tim Robbins' Mother Dies Less Than 2 Weeks After His Father


Apr. 20 2011, Published 9:16 a.m. ET

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by Radar Staff Reporter

Sad news for The Shawshank Redemption's Tim Robbins, who lost his mother Mary a mere 12 days after the death of his father, Gil.

Mary Robbins, 78, died on Sunday following a heart arrhythmia at her home in Esteban Cantu, Mexico. That was the same spot where her husband of 59 years, Gil, died at 80 from prostate cancer April 5.

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The Bull Durham star said his late matriarch, a musician by trade, "had a calm and cheerful demeanor, a sharp wit, a gentle spirit and a generous and loving heart."

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Mary Robbins is survived by four children and four grandkids.



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