Russ Tamblyn

Russ Tamblyn

Russ Tamblyn  American Actor


Who is is he dating right now?

Russ Tamblyn and Bonnie Murray are married.


Russ Tamblyn was previously married to Sheila Elizabeth Kempton (1960 - 1979) and Venetia Stevenson (1956 - 1957).

He has been in relationships with Anne Neyland (1957), Gia Scala (1957), Diane Varsi and Irish McCalla.


Russ Tamblyn is a 81 year old American Actor. Born Russell Irving Tamblyn on 30th December, 1934 in Los Angeles, California, USA and educated at North Hollywood High School, he is famous for West Side Story, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers in a career that spans 1948–present. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Russ Tamblyn has been in an on-screen matchup with Nancy Kilgas in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954).

Russ Tamblyn is a member of the following lists: People from Topanga, California, Male actors from the Greater Los Angeles Area and Male Western (genre) film actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 37 years, 10 months 20 years, 11 months 2 years
Dating4 60 years, 7 months 30 years, 9 months -
Total7 60 years, 7 months 26 years, 6 months 2 years


First Name Russ
Middle Name Irving
Last Name Tamblyn
Full Name at Birth Russell Irving Tamblyn
Alternative Name Rusty Tamblyn, Russell Tamblyn
Age 81 years
Birthday 30th December, 1934
Birthplace Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School North Hollywood High School
Occupation Text Actor, Dancer, Choreographer, Director
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame West Side Story, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Year(s) Active 1948–present
Official Websites,,
Father Eddie Tamblyn
Mother Sally Triplett
Brother Larry Tamblyn
Family Member Amber Tamblyn (daughter)

Russell Irving "Russ" Tamblyn (born December 30, 1934) is an American film and television actor and dancer, who is best known for his performance in title role of the 1958 Tom Thumb and the 1961 movie musical West Side Story as Riff, the leader of the Jets gang. He is also known for appearing in such films as Seven Brides For Seven Brothers, The War of the Gargantuas, Peyton Place and The Haunting, as well as for his portrayal of Dr. Lawrence Jacoby in the television drama Twin Peaks.

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Russ Tamblyn81 CapricornActor
Bonnie Murray69 TaurusMusician
Sheila Elizabeth Kempton56 Taurus
Anne Neyland-Actress
Gia Scala38 PiscesActress
Venetia Stevenson78 PiscesActress
Diane Varsi54 PiscesActress
Irish McCalla73 CapricornActress


AmberFemale14th May, 198333 years old


Twin Peaks2017Dr. Lawrence JacobyTV Show
Chatty Catties2014BruceMovie
Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces2014Dr. Lawrence JacobyMovie
Django Unchained2012Son of a GunfighterMovie
The Further Adventures of Edmund and Pablo2010NinoMovie
The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret2009Chuck MargaretTV Show
Joan of Arcadia2003Dog Walker GodTV Show
Inviati speciali2000Movie
Inherit the Wind1999Ed MorseTV Movie
Little Miss Magic1998Brenden MoranMovie
My Ghost Dog1997VitoTV Movie
Nash Bridges1996Jim the PenmanTV Show
Attack of the 60 Foot Centerfolds1995Gas AttendentMovie
Starstruck1995Wheeler, Homeless ManMovie
Rebellious1995Old GuyMovie
Cabin Boy1994ChockiMovie
Babylon 51994Capt. Jack MaynardTV Show
Little Devils: The Birth1993Doc ClaptonMovie
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me1992Dr. Lawrence JacobyMovie
Running Mates1992Frank UsherTV Movie
Wizards of the Demon Sword1991UlricMovie
Aftershock1990Hank FranklinMovie
Twin Peaks1990Dr. Lawrence JacobyTV Show
Quantum Leap1989Bert GlassermanTV Show
Desert Steel1989TateMovie
Necromancer1988Charles DeLongeMovie
The Bloody Monks1988FrankMovie
Commando Squad1987AnchorMovie
Rags to Riches1987RogerTV Show
Human Highway1982Fred KellyMovie
Fame1982Michael Taftner, Russ, the Choreographer, The ChoreographerTV Show
Nero Wolfe1981TV Show
The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams1977TV Show
Black Heat1976ZiggyMovie
The Quest1976KellyTV Show
The World Through the Eyes of Children1975DevilMovie
Win, Place or Steal1974RaymondMovie
Dracula vs. Frankenstein1971RicoMovie
The Last Movie1971Member of Billy's GangMovie
Cade's County1971BrewsterTV Show
Satan's Sadists1969AnchorMovie
The Female Bunch1969BillMovie
Scream Free!1969LinkMovie
The War of the Gargantuas1968Dr. Paul Stewart (as Rasu Tanburin)Movie
The Name of the Game1968John EarlTV Show
Tarzan1966BellTV Show
Iron Horse1966KehoeTV Show
Days of Our Lives1965Dr. Hayden (1999)TV Show
Son of a Gunfighter1965Johnny KetchumMovie
The Long Ships1964OrmMovie
Follow the Boys1963Lt. (j.g.) Wadsworth 'Smitty' SmithMovie
The Haunting1963Luke SandersonMovie
Burke's Law1963MaximillianTV Show
General Hospital1963Doctor JacobyTV Show
The Greatest Show on Earth1963Tom TuttleTV Show
Channing1963Hal LangleyTV Show
How the West Was Won1962Confederate deserterMovie
The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm1962The Woodsman ('The Dancing Princess')Movie
West Side Story1961RiffMovie
Cimarron1960The Cherokee KidMovie
High School Confidential!1958Tony Baker, Mike WilsonMovie
tom thumb1958Tom ThumbMovie
Don't Go Near the Water1957Ens. TysonMovie
Peyton Place1957Norman PageMovie
The Fastest Gun Alive1956Eric DoolittleMovie
The Last Hunt1956Jimmy O'BrienMovie
The Young Guns1956Tully RiceMovie
Hit the Deck1955Danny Xavier SmithMovie
Many Rivers to Cross1955ShieldsMovie
Gunsmoke1955Billy WatersTV Show
Deep in My Heart1954Lazar Berrison, Jr. (uncredited)Movie
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers1954Gideon PontipeeMovie
Take the High Ground!1953Paul JamisonMovie
The Winning Team1952Willie Alexander (as Rusty Tamblyn)Movie
Retreat, Hell!1952Jimmy W. McDermid (as Rusty Tamblyn)Movie
As Young as You Feel1951Willie McKinley (as Rusty Tamblyn)Movie
Father's Little Dividend1951Tommy BanksMovie
Cave of Outlaws1951Young Peter (uncredited)Movie
Captain Carey, U.S.A.1950Pietro (as Rusty Tamblyn)Movie
Father of the Bride1950Tommy BanksMovie
Gun Crazy1950Bart Tare (age 14)Movie
The Vicious Years1950Tino (as Rusty Tamblyn)Movie
What Happened to Jo Jo?1950Nick (as Rusty Tamblyn)Short Film
Reign of Terror1949Pierre's Oldest Son (uncredited)Movie
Samson and Delilah1949SaulMovie
The Kid from Cleveland1949Johnny Barrows (as Rusty Tamblyn)Movie
The Boy with Green Hair1948Classmate (uncredited)Movie
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Posted commentsView all comments (3)

heatherachaseJan 9, 2011

amazing and great in twin peaks!

Emily BreenJul 18, 2009

I am a huge fan of Russ Tamblyn, Did you enjoy being in the movie Russ you rock!!

babe33Jan 24, 2009

He`s a great actor !

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