Theresa Russell

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Born Mar 20, 1957

Theresa Russell is an American actress.

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1957 Birth Born on March 20, 1957.


1979 22 Years Old In 1979, she was cast as Milena Flaherty in the thriller Bad Timing (1980), the first of six films starring Russell directed by Nicolas Roeg, whom she married in 1982. … Read More
1982 25 Years Old She married English film director Nicolas Roeg in February 1982 in Westminster, London. … Read More


1987 30 Years Old In 1987, she played a psychotic killer on the loose in Seattle in the film noir thriller Black Widow, which earned her critical acclaim; Vincent Canby of The New York Times said Russell's "clear-eyed sweetness adds unexpected dimension to the homicidal Catharine." … Read More
1991 34 Years Old Following lead roles in the controversial film Whore, Russell starred in Steven Soderbergh's Kafka, both films having been released in 1991. … Read More
1994 37 Years Old In 1994, she appeared as the narrator of the British drama Being Human, starring Robin Williams, followed by the British comedy The Grotesque (1995), opposite Alan Bates and Sting.


1998 41 Years Old Russell was then cast in the 1998 cult thriller Wild Things, playing the mother of Denise Richards, which was a major box office success. … Read More
2005 48 Years Old In 2005, she was cast in the role of Charlene in the HBO mini-series Empire Falls, opposite Ed Harris. … Read More


2012 55 Years Old In 2012, she appeared in the Lifetime television film Liz & Dick, playing Sara Taylor, the mother of Elizabeth Taylor (portrayed by Lindsay Lohan).
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