Nick Robinson was born on March 22, 1995, in Seattle, Washington, to Michael Robinson and Denise Podnar. He is the eldest of the five children of his parents, and also has two older step-siblings. He graduated from Campbell Hall School in 2013.
Nick was a just a 9-year old boy when his parents got him admitted in Broadway Boun’—a neighborhood theater group for kids. He debuted as a professional actor at the age of 11, when he performed in a theatrical adaptation of the novel ‘A Christmas Carol’ penned by Charles Dickens. In 2008, a theater colleague recommended Michael and Denise, Nick’s parents, to schedule a rendezvous with Matt Casella, an eminent talent scout for Hollywood.
Castella was of the opinion that Nick was an extraordinarily talented youngster with a gentle disposition and had it in him to succeed in tinsel-town. Castella then referred Nick to some agencies and The Savage Agency ultimately signed him. However, Nick was unable to make the most of his registration with the agency owing to the strike called by the ‘Writers Guild of America’ in 2007–2008.
Left with no other option, he came back to Seattle with his parents and resumed his stage performances in the city. In 2009, he was selected to play the part of Ryder Scanlon in the family sitcom series
In 2011, during a lull in the filming of
Nick also featured in a succession of television advertisements for promoting Buffer Time is Bonding Time endorsed by ‘Cox Communications’ in the summer of 2012. Towards the latter part of 2013, Nick was selected as a cast member for
Nick Robinson played the character of Ben Parish in the 2016 movie
Later in 2016, he was one of the many actors who auditioned for the role of Han Solo for Lucasfilm’s Solo: A Star Wars Story before the part was cast to Alden Ehrenreich. In 2017, he appeared as Olly Bright in