Hollywood star Robin Wright had her career beginnings in the 1980s. She first became known for starring as Kelly Capwell in the soap opera Santa Barbara. She later ventured to film, rising to fame for her starring role in the movie The Princess Bride. In the ’90s, she achieved further success as a movie star courtesy of her roles in the films Forrest Gump and Message in a Bottle. For her role in the former, she got a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
During the following decade, she starred in the movies Unbreakable and State of Play. In the 2010s, she became widely known for starring as Claire Underwood in Netflix’s House of Cards, earning her a Golden Globe for Best Actress and Primetime Emmy nominations. She’s also starred in the films The Conspirator, Moneyball, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Everest, Wonder Woman, and Blade Runner 2049.
The 52-year-old actress stays in shape by sticking to a healthy diet. She’s also one of the few actresses in Hollywood who’s managed to maintain a slender and a toned figure despite her age. Most of the time, she prefers eating natural and whole foods. She steers clear of processed food as much as possible. To prepare for her role in House of Cards, the actress admitted that she gave Paleo diet a try.
She said: “I’m trying to do the paleo diet. No carbs. I’ve got to get thin for the show.” This diet involves eating meat, fish, vegetables and fruit without the inclusion of dairy products and processed foods. She also made dietary adjustments when she prepared for her role in Wonder Woman. Playing a warrior, she knew she needed to look stronger. In an interview, she revealed: “We were trying to do 2-3,000 calories a day: raw oats in smoothies with avocado, whole milk and weight-gain powder, three times a day.”