Tobin Bell Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 25 Apr, 2021
Facts of Tobin Bell
Date of Birth: 1942 , August-7
Age: 78 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Tobin Bell
Birth Name Joseph Henry Tobin Jr.
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Queens, New York, U.S.
Profession Actor, voice actor, singer
Net Worth $16 million
Children 2
Divorce Elizabeth Bell
View more / View Less Facts of Tobin Bell

Tobin Bell is an American character actor, voice actor, and singer who has spent more than four-decade of his career in the Hollywood industry. He is very popular for appearing as John Kramer / Jigsaw in an American horror movie named Saw and its franchise.  

Short-Bio Of Tobin Bell

Tobin Bell was born Joseph Henry Tobin Jr. on August 7, 1942, in Queens, New York, United States of America, and raised in Weymouth, Massachusetts. He is of American nationality while his ethnicity is unknonw.

He is the son of Eileen Julia Bell Tobin, was an actress who worked at the Quincy Repertory Company, and father, Joseph H. Tobin. He was raised alongside one sister and one brother. 

Regarding education, he completed his degree in liberal arts and journalism in college to become a writer and entering the broadcasting field. Also, he did a master's degree in environmental science from Montclair State University and also worked for the New York Botanical Garden.

Later on, he joined  Boston University for an acting course after hearing a seminar by Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy.

Is Tobin Bell Married?

The 78-years-old, Tobin Bell seems to be single as of now as he has preferred to keep his personal life on the bay.

Previously he was married to Elizabeth Bell. They shared the wedding vows in the year 1993 however after several years of marriage they took divorce in 2018. Bell's wife, Elizabeth, filed for divorce in early 2018 after 25 years of marriage.

CAPTION: Tobin Bell with his ex-wife, Tobin Bell SOURCE: Extra

Together they have shared two kids: Cooper Bell and Justin Bell

Famous For Appearing In Saw 

Tobin Bell started his carer as an actor in 1979 after appearing in the movie named Manhattan. After this, he has worked in several movies and series and has more than 100 acting credits in his name.

His career got a big break in 2004 after he was cast in the American horror movie named Saw. Also, he was part of its Franchise Saw II and Saw III. For his role Jigsaw, he has been able to bag two awards. 

What is jigsaws real name in the movie Saw?

Jigsaws real name in the movie Saw is Johnathan Kramer

In the series, he has shared the screen alongside Cary Elwes, Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Michael Emerson, Ken Leung. The movie has earned a huge amount in the box office collection.

  • Saw - $103.9 million
  • Saw 2 - $147.7 million
  • Saw 3 -  $164.9 million

Before his work in the Saw, he was known for his appearance in some of other movies such as  Loose Cannons, Mississippi,  The Quick and the Dead,  In the Line of Fire, The Verdict,  Tootsie, The Road to El Dorado,  Ruby,  Goodfellas

 

Related