Betsy Russell


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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, wrote a news letter about the stock market for over 50 years called "Dow Theory Letters," and her ... See full bio »

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Known For

Saw III Jill
(2006)
Saw IV Jill Tuck
(2007)
Saw V Jill
(2008)
(1983)

Filmography

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  Bully High (post-production)
Beth White
 2018 Robot Chicken (TV Series short)
Laurie / Teenage Girl
- Your Mouth Is Hanging off Your Face (2018) ... Laurie / Teenage Girl (voice)
 2017 Born and Missing (TV Movie)
Dr. Taylor
 2014 Knock 'em Dead
Louanne the Maid / Laurie Grant
 2013 Non-Stop (TV Movie)
Gayle
 2012 Lose Yourself (Video)
Destiny
 2011 I'm a Soap Star (Short)
Date
 2010 Chain Letter
Sergeant Hamill
 2010 Mandrake (TV Movie)
Felicia
 2009 Saw VI
Jill
 2008 Saw V
Jill
 2007 Saw IV
Jill Tuck
 2006 Saw III
Jill
 2000 The Flunky
Candy
 1995 The Break
Candy
 1995 Platypus Man (TV Series)
Becky
- The Crush (1995) ... Becky
 1993 Amore!
Cheryl Schwartz
 1992 Delta Heat
Vicky Forbes
 1991 Camp Fear (Video)
Jamie
 1989 Superboy (TV Series)
Serene
- Superboy... Rest in Peace (1989) ... Serene
 1989 Roxanne: The Prize Pulitzer (TV Movie)
Liza Pulitzer
 1989 Trapper County War
Lacey Luddigger
 1988 Cheerleader Camp
Alison Wentworth
 1986-1987 1st & Ten (TV Series)
Christy
- 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 Tomboy
Tomasina 'Tomboy' Boyd
 1985 Avenging Angel
Molly "Angel" Stewart
 1984 Out of Control
Chrissie Baret
 1983 Private School
Jordan
 1982 Let's Do It!
Kittie
 1982 Family Ties (TV Series)
The Girl
- Not with My Sister You Don't (1982) ... The Girl
 1982 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Teenager
- Second Chance (1982) ... Teenager
 1982 The Powers of Matthew Star (TV Series)
Dawn
- Jackal (1982) ... Dawn
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Pepsi

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)

Spouse:

Vincent Van Patten  (divorced)  (2 children)

Children:

Duke Van Patten | See more »

Parents:

Russell, Richard | Lerner, Constance

Relatives:

Max Lerner (grandparent) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I really believe that 'Saw' makes us stop and think and question our motives and what we're doing here on Earth. See more »

Trivia:

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

Star Sign:

Virgo

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