Christopher D. Robinson is an American film director and producer. He is best known for his work on the television series, "Lost", and the feature films, "The Last Samurai", "The Legend of Zorro", and "Fast & Furious".
Robinson was born in Santa Monica, California in 1966. He attended the University of Southern California, where he majored in film and television production. After graduation, Robinson worked as an assistant camera operator on various television shows and films, including the hit series "Melrose Place". In 1997, he made his directorial debut on the television series "Lost" and went on to direct additional episodes of the show.
Robinson made his feature film debut in 2003 with the critically acclaimed "The Last Samurai". The movie earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Cinematography. He followed that up with the 2005 box office hit, "The Legend of Zorro", starring Antonio Banderas and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Robinson's next feature was the 2008 action film, "Fast & Furious", starring Vin Diesel and Paul Walker. The film was a box office success and spawned several sequels. In 2010, Robinson directed the science fiction film "Pandorum", starring Dennis Quaid and Ben Foster.
Robinson has also directed episodes of several popular television shows, including "Alias", "24", and "The Mentalist". He has also produced several television series, including "The Black Donnellys" and "Gang Related".
Robinson continues to work in both television and film, and is considered one of the most successful directors of his generation. He is currently in post-production on his latest film, "The Outpost", starring Scott Eastwood and Caleb Landry Jones.