Theresa Russell

Theresa Russell

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Theresa Russell was born on Mar 20, 1957 in USA. Theresa Russell's big-screen debut came with The Last Tycoon directed by Elia Kazan in 1976. Theresa Russell is known for Empire Falls directed by Fred Schepisi, Ed Harris stars as Miles Roby and Philip Seymour Hoffman as Charlie Mayne. Theresa Russell has got 3 awards and 1 nominations so far. The most recent award Theresa Russell achieved is Golden Reel International Film Festival. The upcoming new movie Theresa Russell plays is A Winter Rose which will be released on Oct 20, 2017.

Theresa Russell, named one of the "100 sexiest stars in film history" (Empire Magazine), was born in San Diego, California. She was discovered by a photographer at the age of 12, and made her film debut in Elia Kazan's Le Dernier Nabab (1976), opposite Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Robert Mitchum, at the age of 19. Her resume of nearly fifty films has centered on ground-breaking roles in acclaimed independent films, such as Enquête sur une passion (1980), directed by Nicolas Roeg (whom she would later marry); Eureka (1983); Une nuit de réflexion (1985); Aria (1987) and Ken Russell's La putain (1991). Her legendary star turn in the thriller, La veuve noire (1987), co-starring Debra Winger, stands as one of the most iconic female crime dramas in cinema history. She has had roles in major film and television projects, including the feature films, Le récidiviste (1978), opposite Dustin Hoffman and Kathy Bates; Le fil du rasoir (1984), opposite Bill Murray; Preuve à l'appui (1989) with Burt Reynolds; Kafka (1991), directed by Steven Soderbergh, playing opposite Jeremy Irons; Double jeu (1990), directed by Sondra Locke; Danny Balint (2001), opposite Ryan Gosling; Luckytown (2000), with Kirsten Dunst and James Caan; Being Human (1994), opposite Robin Williams; Sexcrimes (1998), with Denise Richards, Matt Dillon and Kevin Bacon; Jolene (2008), opposite Jessica Chastain; the block-buster Spider-Man 3 (2007), and the mini-series Blind Ambition (1979), with Martin Sheen; Empire Falls (2005), with Ed Harris, Paul Newman and Helen Hunt; and Lifetime's Liz & Dick (2012), opposite Lindsay Lohan, portraying Elizabeth Taylor's mother.Along with her then-partner, legendary jazz musician, Michael Melvoin, she has performed in jazz clubs throughout the United States. She is the mother of two sons (Statten Roeg and Maximillian Roeg).

  • Birthday

    Mar 20, 1957
  • Place of Birth

    San Diego, California, USA
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Known For


3 wins & 1 nominations

Golden Reel International Film Festival
Best Ensemble Cast
Winner - April Award
Method Fest
Feature Film
Winner - Best Supporting Actress
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