March 20, 1957
64 years old
5 ft 6½ in | 169 cm tall
34-24-35 in | 86.5-61-89 cm
60 kg | 132 pounds
8 US | 38.5 EU
Theresa Lynn Russell was born in San Diego, California, United States, on March 20, 1957, is an American actress.
Young Theresa Russell first started her career as a model, at the age of 12.
She made her big screen debut in romance film The Last Tycoon (1976) in role as Cecilia Brady.
She got her television debut in CBS miniseries Blind Ambition (1979) in role as Maureen Dean.
Her breakthrough performance came as Catharine Petersen in neo-noir film Black Widow (1987).
She won the Mystfest Award for Best Actress for her role as Linda Henry in psychological drama film Track 29 (1988).
She won the Method Fest Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Louise in comedy film 16 to Life (2009).
Straight Time (1978) crime opposite Dustin Hoffman, Gary Busey and Harry Dean Stanton
The Believer (2001) drama with Ryan Gosling, Billy Zane and Summer Phoenix
Wild Things (1998) neo-noir crime thriller opposite Denise Richards, Matt Dillon and Neve Campbell
Bad Timing (1980) psychological drama with Art Garfunkel, Harvey Keitel and Denholm Elliott
Insignificance (1985) comedy drama opposite Michael Emil, Tony Curtis and Gary Busey
Eureka (1983) drama with Gene Hackman, Rutger Hauer and Jane Lapotaire
The Razor's Edge (1984) historical drama opposite Bill Murray and Catherine Hicks
Love Comes Softly (2003) romantic drama with Katherine Heigl, Dale Midkiff and Skye McCole Bartusiak
Spider-Man 3 (2007) superhero opposite Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst and James Franco
Jolene (2008) drama with Jessica Chastain and Dermot Mulroney
A Winter Rose (2016) drama music in role as Rachal Love, opposite Billy Zane, Edward Furlong and Taryn Manning
A Woman's Guide to Adultery (1993) drama miniseries in role as Rose
Glory Days (2002) The WB mystery drama television series in role as Hazel Walker
Empire Falls (2005) HBO miniseries in role as Charlene
She had recurring role as Jordan Wakefield in MyNetworkTV telenovela American Heiress (2007).
Delete (2012-2013) drama miniseries in role as Fiona
Attended Burbank High School.
Studied acting at Lee Strasberg Institute in West Hollywood.
She is the eldest of three children.
She was discovered by a photographer at the age of 12.
She won the National Association of Theater Owners Award for "The Star of Tomorrow" in 1986.
She dated film director Elia Kazan.
She was married to English director Nicolas Roeg, they had two sons, Maximillian Roeg and Statten Roeg.