Appeared as a Featured Player for one season on SNL
Was Sam Richardson’s improv teacher at Second City Detroit
Robinson and Richardson co-created, write and star in Comedy Central’s Detroiters
Tim Robinson hails from Metro Detroit, Michigan, where got his start with Second City traveling the great state of Michigan with The Second City Detroit Touring Company. He was then a member of The Second City Detroit Mainstage for almost two years, where he also taught improv and used to sneak his underage student, Sam Richardson, into bars.
Robinson made the move to Chicago, joining the Mainstage ensemble in 2010 for Spoiler Alert: Everybody Dies! alongside Allison Bills, Shelly Gossman, Timothy Edward Mason, Emily Wilson, and Sam Richardson (who was legal by then) and 2011’s 99th Mainstage revue, the critically acclaimed and much beloved South Side of Heaven, with Katie Rich, Edgar Blackmon, Holly Laurent, Timothy Edward Mason, Sam Richardson.
In September 2012, Robinson made his debut as a featured player on Saturday Night Live after filming a pilot for CBS. He spent a year on the show before moving to the SNL writing staff. At the urging of Jason Sudeikis, longtime friends and collaborators Robinson and Richardson co-created the Comedy Central series Detroiters, which they also wrote and starred in.
Alumnus of The Second City, Chicago Mainstage
South Side of Heaven (2011)
Spoiler Alert: Everybody Dies! (2010)
Alumnus of The Second City Detroit
Night of the Living Debt (2007)
Michigan Impossible: All Laid Off & No Place to Go (2007)
Dysfunctional Holiday Revue (2006)