Tobin Bell

Biography

Date of Birth 7 August 1942, Queens, New York City, New York, USA Height 5' 11" (1.80 m) Tobin Bell is an American film and television actor. Bell was born in Queens, New York and raised in Weymouth, Massachusetts. His mother, Eileen Bell, is an English-born actress. Bell often plays the role of a villain and serial killer; he was cast as a hitman in Sydney Pollack's The Firm and as Unabomber Theodore John Kaczynski in the made-for-TV movie Unabomber: The True Story; and most recently has played the role of the nefarious "Jigsaw," a serial killer who wants others to appreciate the value of life via twisted "games" in the 2004 film Saw and its sequels, Saw II and Saw III, as well as the upcoming Saw IV. Bell is a renowed lover of animals and has brought his five cats and two dogs on the sets of his movies. He is also a friend of entertainer Kylie Minogue. He received a 2006 MTV Movie Award nomination for "Best Villain" , a 2007 MTV Movie Awards nomination for "Best Villain" again, and a nomination for "Best Butcher" in the Fuse/Fangoria Chainsaw Awards. Aside from appearing in made-for-TV movies, Bell has guest starred in popular series such as Seinfeld, La Femme Nikita, The X-Files, Stargate SG-1, Alias, The West Wing, The Sopranos, NYPD Blue, 24 and Walker Texas Ranger.

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Birth Place

Queens, New York City, New York, USA

Birth Date

8/7/1942
Known For
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Saw II

Jigsaw

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Saw III

Jigsaw / John

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Saw IV

Jigsaw / John Kramer

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Saw VI

Jigsaw / John

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Saw: The Final Chapter

Jigsaw / John Kramer

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Saw

Jigsaw

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Saw 10

John Kramer

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Boogeyman 3

Dr. Mitchell Allen (voice) (uncredited)

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Black Mask 2: City of Masks

Moloch

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Boiling Point

Roth

Starring In
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Altered Reality

Cooper Mason

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Saw 10

John Kramer

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Clown Motel

Mr.Wilson

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Wolf Mountain

Dr. Avery

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Aileen Wuornos: American Boogeywoman

Lewis Fell

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Let Us In

Frederick Munch

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A Father's Legacy

Billy Ford

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The Call

Edward Cranston

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Gates of Darkness

Monsignor Canell

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The Way We Weren't

Jerry

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The Sandman

Valentine

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Belzebuth

Vasilio Canetti

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Jigsaw

Jigsaw / John Kramer

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12 Feet Deep

McGradey

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Devil Music

The Devil

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Manson Family Vacation

Blackbird

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Phantom Halo

Smashmouth

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Dark House

Seth

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Saw: The Final Chapter

Jigsaw / John Kramer

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Saw VI

Jigsaw / John

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Boogeyman 3

Dr. Mitchell Allen (voice) (uncredited)

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Saw V

Jigsaw / John

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Boogeyman 2

Dr. Mitchell Allen

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Saw IV

Jigsaw / John Kramer

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Decoys 2: The Second Seduction

Professor Erwin Buckton

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The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It

The Stranger

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Buried Alive

Lester

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Saw III

Jigsaw / John

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Saw II

Jigsaw

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Saw

Jigsaw

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Alias - The Complete 4 Season

Karl Dreyer (2 episodes, 2001)

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Power Play

Clemens

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Black Mask 2: City of Masks

Moloch

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Good Neighbor

Geoffrey Martin

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The Road to El Dorado

Zaragoza (voice)

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The 4th Floor

The Locksmith

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Best of the Best 4: Without Warning

Lukasz Slava

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One Hot Summer Night

Vincent "Coupe" De Ville

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Brown's Requiem

Stan the Man

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Unabomber: The True Story

Theodore Kaczynski

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The Babysitter's Seduction

Det. Frank O'Keefe

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Cheyenne

Marshal Toynbee

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Overnight Delivery

John Dwayne Beezly

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The Quick and the Dead

Dog Kelly

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Deep Red

Warren Rickman

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Malice

Earl Leemus

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In the Line of Fire

Mendoza

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The Firm

The Nordic Man

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Boiling Point

Roth

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Sex, Love and Cold Hard Cash

Mansfield

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Ruby

Ferrie

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Calendar Girl, Cop, Killer? The Bambi Bembenek Story

Dan Cushman

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Goodfellas

Parole Officer

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Loose Cannons

Gerber

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An Innocent Man

Zeke

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Nasty Boys

Finley 1 episode, 1990

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Perfect Witness

Dillon

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Mississippi Burning

Agent Stokes

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Svengali

Waiter (uncredited)

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The Verdict

Courtroom Observer (uncredited)

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Tootsie

Waiter (uncredited)

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Manhattan

Man on Street (uncredited)

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