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Betsy Russell

Born in San Diego, California, Betsy Russell is best known for her starring role as "Jill Tuck," the ex-wife of the Jigsaw Killer in the "Saw" film series. Russell was born into a family of educators--her father, iconic economist Richard Russell, has written a news letter"about the stock market for over 60 years called "Dow Theory Letters," and ... See full bio »

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 2014 Knock 'em Dead
Louanne / Laurie Grant
 2013 Non-Stop (TV Movie)
 2012 Lose Yourself (Video)
 2010 Mandrake (TV Movie)
 2009 Chain Letter
Sergeant Hamill
 2009 Saw VI
 2008 Saw V
 2007 Saw IV
Jill Tuck
 2006 Saw III
 2000 The Flunky
 1995 The Break
 1995 Platypus Man (TV Series)
- The Crush (1995) ... Becky
 1993 Amore!
Cheryl Schwartz
 1992 Delta Heat
Vicky Forbes
 1991 Camp Fear (Video)
 1989 Trapper County War
Lacey Luddigger
 1989 Superboy (TV Series)
- Superboy... Rest in Peace (1989) ... Serene
 1989 Roxanne: The Prize Pulitzer (TV Movie)
Liza Pulitzer
 1988 Bloody Pom Poms
Alison Wentworth
 1986-1987 1st & Ten: The Championship (TV Series)
- The Big One (1987) ... Christy
- Easy Come, Easy Go (1987) ... Christy
- Yinessa's Interview (1986) ... Christy
 1986 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Doris Robinson
- Menace, Anyone? (1986) ... Doris Robinson
 1984-1986 The A-Team (TV Series)
Adrian Prescott / Tina
- Members Only (1986) ... Adrian Prescott
- Bullets and Bikinis (1984) ... Tina
 1985 Out of Control
Chrissie Baret
 1985 Tomboy
Tomasina 'Tomboy' Boyd
 1982 Let's Do It!
 1982 Family Ties (TV Series)
- Not with My Sister You Don't (1982) ... Girl
 1982 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
- Second Chance (1982) ... Teenager
 1982 The Powers of Matthew Star (TV Series)
- Jackal (1982) ... Dawn
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I completely believe that the 'Saw' movies do have heart and soul and morals and values. See more »


After giving up acting in 1993 to raise her two boys Duke and Vincent, Betsy was divorced from Vincent Van Patten. See more »

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Has she ever done nudity for a film? Single_Shadow
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Betsy is going to be in SAW IV !!!!!! efleming-2
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