People who have been sawn in half

by karmo0 | created - 27 May 2012 | updated - 1 week ago | Public

The famous magic trick of sawing a woman in half.

1. Kristen Bell

Actress | Frozen

Kristen Anne Bell (born 1980) is an American actress and singer. She was born and raised in Huntington Woods, Michigan, and is the daughter of Lorelei (Frygier), a nurse, and Tom Bell, a television news director. Her ancestry is Polish (mother) and German, English, Irish, and Scottish (father). ...

Sawn in half by Craig Ferguson.

2. Gabrielle Anwar

Actress | Burn Notice

Her father is Tariq Anwar and her mother is Shireen Anwar. Anwar attended Laleham Church of England Primary and Middle School from 1975 to 1982. Trinian's sketch in the school concert of 1982 gave an early indication of her theatrical leanings. She studied at the London drama and dance school, "...

3. Donna Dixon

Actress | Spies Like Us

Donna was raised in Lorton, Virginia, where her father owned the local nightclub, "Hillbilly Heaven". She was working as a model and attending college when she landed her first regular role on TV's Bosom Buddies (1980). While filming Doctor Detroit (1983), she met and married co-star Dan Aykroyd. ...

Sawn in half in an episode of "Bosom Buddies."

4. Jordana Beatty

Actress | Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer

Jordana Beatty was born to a family of Australian descent. Her mother, Alexandra, is a Honda attorney, and her father, Zac, is a nightclub bartender.

After seeing the incredible musical Mary Poppins, she realized she wanted to act all her life. She began her career doing national commercials in her ...

Sawn in half in the movie called "Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer."

5. Lindsey Stirling

Soundtrack | Pete's Dragon

Lindsey Stirling is a modern-day "Dancing Violinist", who got her start on America's Got Talent (2006) in 2010. Since then, she has over 2 million subscribers on YouTube, and over 100,000 sales on her self-titled album. Stirling has been called "The Hip Hop Violinist", due to her twist on songs ...

6. Jo Squillo

Actress | Pirata! Cult Movie

Jo Squillo was born on June 22, 1962 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy as Giovanna Coletti. She is an actress and composer, known for Pirata! Cult Movie (1984), Gole ruggenti (1992) and La sciarpa (2001).

7. JJ Snyder

Actress | Coyote Ugly

JJ Snyder was born as Jennifer Jean Snyder. She is an actress and producer, known for Coyote Ugly (2000).

8. Lauren Woodland

Actress | The Young and the Restless

Lauren Woodland was born on October 28, 1977 in Carson City, Nevada, USA. She is an actress, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), Alien Nation (1989) and Cold Case (2003).

Sawn in half in episode of "Quantum Leap" called "The Great Spontini."

9. Rose McGowan

Actress | Planet Terror

Rose McGowan is an American actress and director, known for her contribution to independent film. Since the age of nineteen, she has appeared in acclaimed films by Gregg Araki, Wes Craven, Brian De Palma, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. In 2014, her directorial debut Dawn (2014) was ...

Sawn in half in an episode of "Charmed."

10. Melody Anderson

Actress | Flash Gordon

Melody Anderson was born on December 3, 1955 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She is an actress, known for Flash Gordon (1980), Firewalker (1986) and Battlestar Galactica (1978).

11. Fran Drescher

Writer | The Nanny

Francine Joy Drescher was born on September 30, 1957 in Flushing, Queens, New York, to Mort Drescher, a bridal consultant, and Sylvia Drescher, a naval systems analyst. Fran, as she is called, attended Hillcrest High school in New York with another now-famous name, Ray Romano. She was a studious ...

12. Xuxa

Actress | Super Xuxa Contra o Baixo Astral

Xuxa was born on March 27, 1963 in Santa Rosa, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil as Maria da Graça Meneghel. She is an actress, known for Super Xuxa Contra o Baixo Astral (1988), Xuxa e os Duendes (2001) and Xuxinha e Guto Contra os Monstros do Espaço (2005).

Sawn in half in her Brazilian and US children shows.

13. Sabrina Salerno

Actress | Le foto di Gioia

In her native town, Genova, she attended the Foreign Languages High School. But as early as at the age of 15 she started winning Beauty Contests: first Miss Seaside, then Miss Liguria. In 1986 Sabrina starts her career as a show-girl, in the TV program "Premiatissima" with Johnny Dorelli. Later on ...

Sawn in half by Mago Martin.

14. Leigh French

Actress | Rumor Has It...

Leigh French was born on July 14, 1945 in Ashland, Kentucky, USA. She is known for her work on Rumor Has It... (2005), Halloween II (1981) and The 'Burbs (1989).

Participated in a double sawing illusion with Liza Minelli. Sawn in half by Doug Henning.

15. Liza Minnelli

Soundtrack | Cabaret

Liza Minnelli was born on March 12, 1946, the daughter of Judy Garland and movie director Vincente Minnelli. She was practically raised at MGM studios while her parents worked long hours there and she made her film debut at fourteen months of age in the movie In the Good Old Summertime (1949). Her ...

Participated in a double sawing illusion with Leigh French. Sawn in half by Doug Henning.

16. Priscilla Lopez

Actress | Maid in Manhattan

Priscilla Lopez was born on February 26, 1948 in The Bronx, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Maid in Manhattan (2002), Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987) and Sleeping with the Fishes (2013). She has been married to Vincent Fanuele since 1971. They have two children.

Sawn in half by Dough Henning in a TV show called "Night of the 1000 Stars. In a double sawing with Florence Henderson.

17. Florence Henderson

Actress | The Brady Bunch

Florence Henderson was considered by protocol executive Jerold Franks, CSA to be " of the most generous stars I have ever worked with." Los Angeles, New York and all parts of the country, Florence has helped raise millions of dollars for various charitable organizations.

Jerold Franks, friend ...

Sawn in half by Dough Henning in a TV show called "Night of the 1000 Stars. In a double sawing with Pricilla Lopez.

18. Louise Mandrell

Actress | Crazy Like a Fox

Louise Mandrell was born on July 13, 1954 in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA as Thelma Louise Mandrell. She is an actress, known for Crazy Like a Fox (1984), The New Mike Hammer (1984) and Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters (1980). She has been married to John Haywood since July 16, 1993. She was...

19. Barbara Mandrell

Actress | Touched by an Angel

Barbara Mandrell was born on December 25, 1948 in Houston, Texas, USA as Barbara Ann Mandrell. She is an actress, known for Touched by an Angel (1994), The Rockford Files (1974) and Baywatch (1989). She has been married to Ken Dudney since May 28, 1967. They have three children.

20. Diana Dors

Actress | The Long Haul

Diana Dors was born Diana Mary Fluck on October 23, 1931 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England. She and her mother both nearly died from the traumatic birth. Because of the trauma, her mother lavished on Diana anything and everything she wanted--clothes, toys and dance lessons were the order of the day. ...

21. Jill St. John

Actress | Diamonds Are Forever

With a career that spans an amazing 8 decades, Jill St. John absolutely smoldered on the big screen. A trendy, cosmopolitan presence in lightweight comedy, spirited adventure and spy intrigue, she appeared alongside some of Hollywood's most handsome male specimens. Although she was seldom called ...

22. Melba Moore

Actress | All Dogs Go to Heaven

Melba Moore has shot to super-stardom in the early 1970s with her debut album ("I Got Love"), that garnered her a 1971 Grammy nomination for Best New Artist, the following year, she also scored with a variety television show that co-starred Clifton Davis. Despite the show's being a modern success, ...

23. Barbi Benton

Actress | Fantasy Island

Barbi Benton was born on January 28, 1950 in New York City, New York, USA as Barbara Lynn Klein. She is an actress, known for Fantasy Island (1977), The Love Boat (1977) and McCloud (1970). She has been married to George Gradow since October 14, 1979. They have two children.

24. Lauren Tewes

Actress | The Love Boat

Lauren Tewes was born on October 26, 1953 in Braddock, Pennsylvania, USA as Cynthia Lauren Tewes. She is an actress, known for The Love Boat (1977), The Doom Generation (1995) and The X-Files Game (1998).

Sawn in half in an episode of the "Love Boat".

25. Kelly Connolly

Actress | A Christmas Carol

Kelly Connolly is known for her work on A Christmas Carol (2009), Mr. Right (2015) and Aztec Warrior (2016).

Played the victim of a murder where she was sawn in half.

26. Brittany Evans

Actress | Deep in the Valley

Buxom, ravishing, and voluptuous blonde bombshell Brittany Evans was born on August 29, 1975 in Huntington Beach, California. She's the youngest child in her family. Brittany grew up in Arizona, New Mexico, and California and attended four different high schools in two years. Evans was voted Miss ...

Participated in a version called audience dismember by Lance Burton.

27. Mara

Writer | Hans Kazan & Magic Unlimited

Mara was born as Maartje van Olst. She is a writer, known for Hans Kazan & Magic Unlimited (2001), Barend en Van Dorp (1990) and The World's Greatest Magic 4 (1997). She has been married to Renzo Kazan since 2009. They have one child.

Regular assistant and magician of the Dutch magic group called Magic Unlimited.

28. Caroline Rhea

Actress | The Perfect Man

Caroline Rhea was born on April 13, 1964 in Westmount, Québec, Canada as Caroline Gilchrist Rhea. She is an actress and producer, known for The Perfect Man (2005), Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996) and Christmas with the Kranks (2004).

Sawn in half in a episode of "Sabrina: The Teenage Witch" by Dom DeLuise.

29. María Esteve

Actress | El otro lado de la cama

María Esteve was born on December 30, 1974 in Mar del Plata, Argentina as María Esteve Flores. She is an actress, known for The Other Side of the Bed (2002), El arte de morir (2000) and Los 2 lados de la cama (2005).

30. Alba Parietti

Actress | Bye Bye Baby

Alba Parietti was born on July 2, 1961 in Turin, Piedmont, Italy. She is an actress, known for Bye Bye Baby (1988), The Butcher (1998) and Abbronzatissimi (1991).

31. Patricia Conde

Self | Sé lo que hicisteis la última semana

Patricia Conde is the second of three children. She has a sister named Naomi two years older and a brother three years younger named Ruben. Her sister Naomi lives in Barcelona with her boyfriend Carlos and works in the Spanish Air Force as a soldier at a military base air traffic control and his ...

32. Thaila Zucchi

Actress | Star Stories

Thaila Zucchi was born on January 19, 1981 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Star Stories (2006), Strutter (2006) and Hotel Babylon (2006).

33. Lynette Chappell

Actress | Thirty-Minute Theatre

Lynette Chappell is an actress, known for Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965), Pringle (1958) and The Vagrant Heart (1959).

34. Florencia Peña

Soundtrack | Tu cara me suena - Argentina

Florencia Peña was born on November 7, 1974 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is an actress and writer, known for Tu cara me suena - Argentina (2013), Casados con hijos (2005) and La niñera (2004). She was previously married to Mariano Otero.

35. Agnieszka Dygant

Actress | Listy do M.

Agnieszka Dygant was born on March 27, 1973 in Piaseczno, Mazowieckie, Poland. She is an actress, known for Listy do M. (2011), Kobiety mafii (2018) and Botoks (2017).

36. Anastasiya Zavorotnyuk

Actress | Moya prekrasnaya nyanya

Anastasiya Zavorotnyuk was born on April 3, 1971 in Astrakhan, USSR as Anastasiya Yuryevna Zavorotnyuk. She is an actress, known for Moya prekrasnaya nyanya (2004), Kod apokalipsisa (2007) and Proklyatie spyaschikh (2018). She has been married to Pyotr Chernyshov since September 28, 2008. She was ...

37. Vanessa Incontrada

Actress | A/R: Andata+ritorno

Vanessa Incontrada was born on November 24, 1978 in Barcelona, Spain. She is an actress, known for A/R: Andata+ritorno (2004), Todos estamos invitados (2008) and Non c'è campo (2017).

38. Isabelle A

Music_department | Thuis

Isabelle A was born on May 25, 1975 in Gent, Belgium as Isabelle Adam. She is known for her work on Thuis (1995), Het swingpaleis (1996) and De foute quiz (2007).

39. Heide Keller

Actress | Das Traumschiff

Heide Keller was born on October 15, 1939 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, German Reich. She is an actress and writer, known for Das Traumschiff (1981), Kreuzfahrt ins Glück (2007) and Drei sind einer zuviel (1977).

40. Nani Darnell

Actress | The Magician

Nani Darnell is an actress, known for The Magician (1973), The Odd Couple (1970) and The Magic of Mark Wilson (1981). She is married to Mark Wilson.

41. Sonali Shah

Self | British Olympic Dreams

Sonali Shah was born on July 26, 1980 in Edgware, Middlesex, England.

42. Liz Bonnin

Self | How the Earth Works

Born in France to a French father and Trinidanian mother, she moved to Ireland at the age of 10. She studied Biochemistry at college and graduated with honours. She also launched a singing career and sang in a pop band. She was asked to present at the IRMA awards for Irish TV station RTÉ and has ...

43. China Chow

Actress | The Big Hit

China Chow, born in London, is known to divide her time between New York City and Los Angeles. She is the child of late model/designer Tina Chow (who died of AIDS in 1992) and restaurateur Michael Chow (whose Mr. Chow restaurants are the talk of the town in London, Manhattan and Beverly Hills), and...

44. Jennifer Grey

Actress | Dirty Dancing

Jennifer Grey is an American actress who starred in the film Dirty Dancing (1987) opposite Patrick Swayze, a sleeper hit that would become one of the biggest films of the 1980s. She had previously appeared with Patrick Swayze in John Milius's cold war drama Red Dawn (1984) as 'Toni', one of the '...

45. Lisa Coleman

Actress | The Story of Tracy Beaker

Lisa was born to actress Ann Beach and producer/director Francis Coleman. She has an older sister, Charlotte Coleman. She attended Ann Scher's Theatre School at age six, and took 'O' and 'A' Levels, and 2 years of an Open University degree in Clinical Psychology. Before acting she also spent a year...

46. Kimberley Crossman

Actress | Deathgasm

Kimberley Crossman was born in Auckland, New Zealand. Crossman started dancing at the age of 3 and started auditioning while she was in high school. She quickly landed a series regular role on a New Zealand soap opera, Shortland Street. Kimberley Crossman now lives and works in Los Angeles focusing...

47. Olivia Barash

Actress | Repo Man

Olivia Barash has stepped behind the camera to make films. Her numerous years of experience being directed by iconic filmmakers of her generation along with recording her original music for film and T.V. have paved the way of her new journey, creating content and directing documentary film, T.V./...

48. Katrin Zytomierska

Self | Mitt liv är ett skämt

Katrin Zytomierska was born on September 17, 1977 in Sweden as Katrin-Julie Zytomierska. She was previously married to Alex Schulman.

51. Claudia Winkleman

Actress | Suzie Gold

Claudia Winkleman was born on January 15, 1972 in London, England as Claudia Anne I. Winkleman. She is an actress, known for Suzie Gold (2004), Comic Relief Does Fame Academy on Three (2003) and God's Gift (1995). She has been married to Kris Thykier since June 24, 2000. They have three children.

52. Emma Roberts

Actress | We're the Millers

Emma Roberts is the daughter of Oscar-nominated actor Eric Roberts, and the niece of Oscar-winner Julia Roberts. She was born in Rhinebeck, New York. Emma was a baby when her parents separated, and she grew up living with her mother, Kelly Cunningham. She was educated at Archer School for Girls in ...

53. Geena Davis

Actress | Thelma & Louise

As a child, Geena dreamed of being an actress. While in high school, she felt left out and had low self-esteem because, at 6 feet, she was the tallest girl in school. After high school graduation, Geena entered New England College in New Hampshire and then transferred the next year to Boston ...

54. Kristen Johnston

Actress | 3rd Rock from the Sun

Kristen Johnston studied acting at the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School in New York City.

She won two Emmys for her role on 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996). She has appeared on many other television shows, including Ugly Betty (2006), ER (1994), Bored to Death (2009) and, perhaps most memorably, ...

55. Kimberly Wyatt

Actress | 13 Going on 30

Kimberly Wyatt was born on February 4, 1982 in Warrensburg, Missouri, USA. She is an actress, known for 13 Going on 30 (2004), Starsky & Hutch (2004) and Be Cool (2005). She has been married to Max Rogers since February 22, 2014. They have two children.

56. Thaila Zucchi

Actress | Star Stories

Thaila Zucchi was born on January 19, 1981 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Star Stories (2006), Strutter (2006) and Hotel Babylon (2006).

57. Ana Hickmann

Self | Prova de Amor

Ana Hickmann was born on March 1, 1981 in Santa Cruz do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil as Ana Lúcia Hickmann Corrêa. She has been married to Alexandre Belo Côrrea since February 14, 1998. They have one child.

58. Ludivine Sagnier

Actress | 8 femmes

The French actress Ludivine Sagnier was born on July 3, 1979 in La Celle-Saint-Cloud, in France's Yvelines département. Ludivine studied acting as a young girl and had made her movie debut at the age 10 in Les maris, les femmes, les amants (1989). She has established her reputation as one of the ...

59. Martina Grimaldi

Actress | Viky TV

Martina Grimaldi is an actress, known for Viky TV (2009).

60. Adriana Lima

Actress | How I Met Your Mother

Adriana Lima was born on June 12, 1981 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. At the tender age of 13, Adriana entered the Ford Supermodel of the World Contest, where her unique beauty, derived from her Indigenous Brazilian, African, Japanese, Portuguese, French, and Caribbean heritage, won her second place. ...

61. Wenche Myhre

Actress | Unsere Pauker gehen in die Luft

Wenche Myhre was born on February 15, 1947 in Kjelsås, Oslo, Norway as Wenche Synnøve Myhre. She is an actress, known for Unsere Pauker gehen in die Luft (1970), Operasjon sjøsprøyt (1964) and Dyrene i Hakkebakkeskogen (2016).

62. Agathe Auproux

Self | Touche pas à mon poste!

In Fort Boyard (1990), she was defeated by Laura Mété in the mud wrestling event.

63. Yana Gladkikh

Actress | Moskovskie sumerki

Yana Gladkikh was born on February 28, 1991 as Yana Yuryevna Gladkikh. She is an actress and director, known for Moskovskie sumerki (2012), Proshchay, lyubimaya! (2014) and Gorod (2017). She was previously married to Nikita Efremov.

64. Karmele Marchante

Actress | Manderley

Karmele Marchante was born in 1944 in Tortosa, Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain as María del Carmen Marchante Barrobés. She is an actress, known for Manderley (1981), Esposados (2013) and Segundos fuera (1986).

65. Juliana Moreira

Actress | Colorado: 'Sto classico

Juliana Moreira was born on April 15, 1982 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Colorado: 'Sto classico (2012), A volte buona. A volte stronza. (2018) and Buona la prima! (2007). She has been married to Edoardo Stoppa since November 10, 2017. They have two children.

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