Russ Tamblyn

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Russell Irving Tamblyn is an American film and television actor and dancer. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Tamblyn was trained as a gymnast in his youth. He began his career as a child actor for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Tamblyn appeared in the musical Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954). He subsequently portrayed Norman Page in the drama Peyton Place... read more

Russell Irving Tamblyn is an American film and television actor and dancer. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Tamblyn was trained as a gymnast in his youth. He began his career as a child actor for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Tamblyn appeared in the musical Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954). He subsequently portrayed Norman Page in the drama Peyton Place (1957), for which he earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. This led to Tamblyn being cast in leading roles, such as in the crime film High School Confidential (1958), and in the title role of Tom Thumb (1958).

Birth Name

Russell Irving Tamblyn

Born

Sunday, 30 December 1934

Actor Filmography

Blood & Flesh: The Reel Life & Ghastly Death of Al Adamson Self 2020
The Haunting of Hill House Dr. Montague 2018
Twin Peaks Dr. Lawrence Jacoby 2017
Along for the Ride Himself 2016
Chatty Catties Bruce 2016
Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces Dr. Lawrence Jacoby 2014
Hits Dale 2014
Django Unchained Son of a Gunfighter 2012
Drive Doc 2011
The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret Chuck Margaret, Billy the Cheesegrater 2009
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Blood & Flesh: The Reel Life & Ghastly Death of Al Adamson Self 2020
The Haunting of Hill House Dr. Montague 2018
Twin Peaks Dr. Lawrence Jacoby 2017
Along for the Ride Himself 2016
Chatty Catties Bruce 2016
Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces Dr. Lawrence Jacoby 2014
Hits Dale 2014
Django Unchained Son of a Gunfighter 2012
Drive Doc 2011
The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret Chuck Margaret, Billy the Cheesegrater 2009
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Dr. Paul Stewart, Rico 2007
Joan of Arcadia Dog Walker God 2003
Cinerama Adventure Himself - actor 2002
Inherit the Wind Ed Morse 1999
Invisible Dad 1998
Johnny Mysto: Boy Wizard Blackmoor 1997
Sobbin' Women: The Making of 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers' Himself 1997
My Ghost Dog Vito 1997
Little Miss Magic Brenden Moran 1997
Reel Wild Cinema Himself 1996
Nash Bridges Jim the Penman 1996
Invisible Mom Dr. Woorter 1996
Movie Magic Himself 1995
Attack of the 60 Foot Centerfold Gas Attendent 1995
Desert Steel Tate 1994
Babylon 5 Capt. Jack Maynard 1994
Cabin Boy Chocki 1994
Little Devils: The Birth Doc Clapton 1993
Running Mates Frank Usher 1992
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me Dr. Lawrence Jacoby (scenes deleted) 1992
Wizards of the Demon Sword Ulric 1991
Twin Peaks Dr. Lawrence Jacoby 1990
Aftershock Hank Franklin 1990
Quantum Leap Bert Glasserman 1989
Necromancer Charles DeLonge 1988
The Phantom Empire Bill 1988
B.O.R.N. Hugh 1988
The Bloody Monks Frank 1988
Commando Squad Anchor 1987
Rags to Riches Roger 1987
That's Dancing! 1985
The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal Himself / Tom Thumb 1985
Human Highway Fred Kelly 1982
Fame The Choreographer, Michael Taftner, Russ, the Choreographer 1982
Nero Wolfe Police Detective 1981
The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams Milton Wright 1977
The Quest Kelly 1976
Black Heat Ziggy 1976
Win, Place or Steal Raymond 1975
That's Entertainment! Clip from 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers' / (archive footage) 1974
Dracula Vs. Frankenstein Rico 1971
The Last Movie Member of Billy's Gang 1971
Cade's County Brewster 1971
The Female Bunch Bill 1971
Satan's Sadists Anchor 1969
Scream Free! Link 1969
The Name of the Game John Earl 1968
Iron Horse Kehoe 1966
Tarzan Bell 1966
The War of the Gargantuas Dr. Paul Stewart (as Rasu Tanburin) 1966
Son Of A Gunfighter Johnny Ketchum 1965
The Long Ships Orm 1964
Burke's Law Maximillian 1963
Channing Hal Langley 1963
The Greatest Show on Earth Tom Tuttle 1963
The Haunting Luke Sanderson 1963
Follow The Boys Lt. (j.g.) Wadsworth 'Smitty' Smith 1963
How The West Was Won Confederate deserter 1962
The Wonderful World Of The Brothers Grimm Tom Thumb 1962
West Side Story Riff 1961
Cimarron The Cherokee Kid 1960
Here's Hollywood Himself 1960
Tom Thumb Tom Thumb 1958
High School Confidential! Mike Wilson 1958
Peyton Place Norman Page 1957
Don't Go Near the Water Ens. Tyson 1957
The Walter Winchell Show Himself 1956
The Young Guns Tully Rice 1956
The Fastest Gun Alive Eric Doolittle 1956
The Last Hunt Jimmy O'Brien 1956
Gunsmoke Billy Waters 1955
Hit The Deck Danny Xavier Smith 1955
Many Rivers To Cross Shields Cherne 1955
Deep In My Heart Lazar Berrison, Jr. 1954
Seven Brides For Seven Brothers Gideon 1954
Take the High Ground! Paul Jamison 1953
The Winning Team Willie Alexander (as Rusty Tamblyn) 1952
Retreat, Hell! Jimmy W. McDermid 1952
Cave of Outlaws Young Peter 1951
As Young As You Feel Willie McKinley (as Rusty Tamblyn) 1951
Father's Little Dividend Tommy Banks (as Rusty Tamblyn) 1951
Father Of The Bride Tommy Banks (as Rusty Tamblyn) 1950
The Vicious Years Tino (as Rusty Tamblyn) 1950
Captain Carey, U.S.A. Pietro (as Rusty Tamblyn) 1950
Gun Crazy Bart Tare (age 14) 1950
Samson And Delilah Saul (as Russell Tamblyn) 1949
Reign of Terror Pierre's Oldest Son (uncredited) 1949
The Kid from Cleveland Johnny Barrows (as Rusty Tamblyn) 1949
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall Himself 1948
The Boy With Green Hair Classmate 1948
1958 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1956 Golden Globe Most Promising Newcomer - Male Won
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