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Robinne Lee is a Jamaican-Chinese writer, actor, and producer. A graduate of Yale University and Columbia Law School, Robinne has accrued numerous acting credits in both film and television over the past three decades, most notably in “Hitch,” “Seven Pounds,” “Hotel for Dogs,” “13 Going on 30,” “Being Mary Jane,” and the “Fifty Shades” franchise. Her debut novel, The Idea of You, originally published by St. Martin's Press in 2017, is now an international bestseller, with nearly two dozen foreign translations. Dubbed “the sleeper hit of the pandemic,” by Vogue Magazine, “The Idea of You” film, of which Robinne is a producer, was released by Amazon Prime Studios in May 2024, starring Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway and Nicholas Galitzine. In its first two weeks, the movie attracted 50 million viewers worldwide, making it Amazon MGM’s number 1 romantic comedy debut of all time. Prior to the film’s debut, the trailer broke records with 125 million global views across all social media platforms, the most for any original streaming movie.

An inactive member of the New York Bar, Robinne has also produced various independent films. She regularly speaks on panels and writes articles about the roles of women and artists of color in both publishing and the film industry. Robinne can currently be seen in Netflix’s hit limited series “Kaleidoscope,” opposite Giancarlo Esposito.

She lives in Paris with her husband and two children, where she is completing her next novel.


Literary Representation

Richard Pine

InkWell Management

Theatrical Representation

Monica Barkett

Global Artists Agency


Darren Goldberg

Global Creative


Jessica Cohen

Book Publicity

Meghan Harrington

St. Martin's Press


Robinne would love to hear from you. You may reach her directly on Instagram, Twitter, or Goodreads. She's pretty good about responding.

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