Elizabeth Russell, better known by her stage name Betsy Russell, is an American actress best known for portraying Jill Tuck in the Saw film series as well as for roles in the films Private School and Tomboy. Avenging Angel, Cheerleader Camp, Delta Heat, Chain Letter, and My Trip Back to the Dark Side are just a few of the movies she has also been in. In addition, the actress has appeared in a few TV episodes as a guest star, including “The Powers of Matthew Star,” “The A-Team,” “Murder, She Wrote,” “Superboy,” and “Platypus Man.” She has also contributed to a few television movies, the most well-known of which were “Roxanne: The Prize Pulitzer,” “Mandrake,” and “Non-Stop.” Regarding Russell’s accolades and accomplishments, she once received the Eyegore Award for her work in the movie “Saw 3D.” The American actress is a divorcee and the mother of two children. She is Richard Lion Russell’s (a renowned stock analyst) daughter.
Career of Betsy Russell
In the drama series “The Powers of Matthew Star,” which premiered in 1982, Betsy Russell made her television debut. In the 1982 film “Let’s Do It,” she played for the first time. She then worked on the movie “Private School.” She then made appearances in “The A-Team” and “Adrian Prescott” television series. The actress received roles in the 1985 films “Avenging Angel,” “Tomboy,” and “Out of Control.” She made cameo appearances in “Murder, She Wrote” and “1st & Ten” in the drama series the following year.
In 1987, Russell produced the television movie “Roxanne: The Prize Pulitzer.” Following that, she appeared in minor roles in the films “Camp Fear,” “Delta Heat,” “Amore,” and “The Break.” The American beauty then contributed to a number of major motion pictures between 2000 and 2010, including “The Flunky,” “Saw III,” “Saw IV,” “Saw V,” “Chain Letter,” and “Saw 3D.” In 2012, she appeared in the direct-to-video song “Lose Yourself.” Then, in 2013, Russell portrayed Gayle in the television movie “Non-Stop.” She made her film debut as Destiny in “My Trip Back to the Dark Side” a year later.
Individual Life of Betsy Russell
Constance and Richard Lion Russell welcomed their daughter Elizabeth into the world on September 6, 1963, in San Diego, California, the United States. Max Lerner, her maternal grandpa, was a writer and professor. She has three sisters and a brother. In 1981, Russell completed his high school education at Mission Bay. She then pursued a master’s degree in spiritual psychology at the University of Santa Monica. She is a life counselor as well as a certified hypnotist.
The actress and American actor Vincent Van Patten became engaged in August 1988. Richard and Vincent Van Patten, Jr., the couple’s two boys, were born on May 27, 1989, in North Hollywood. In 2001, the couple divorced. Betsy Russell and American producer Mark Burg were formerly engaged, but very few people are aware of this.
Betsy Russell’s Net Worth
Betsy Russell is an American actress who has a net worth of $5 million dollars. Betsy Russell was born in San Diego, California. She knew she wanted to be an actress from an early age. She appeared in local plays and commercials throughout her school years. After graduating from high school in the early 80s, Betsy moved to Los Angeles to study acting and focus on her career. She made both her film and television debuts the same year, appearing in a guest-starring role in “The Powers of Matthew Star” and the film, “Just Do It”. However, it was her second film role, in “Private School”, that caused audiences to take notice of her. She has gone back and forth between film and television work continuously since the mid-80s, including such projects as “Avenging Angel”, “Camp Fear”, the “Saw” franchise, “T.J. Hooker”, “Family Ties”, “Murder, She Wrote”, “1st & Ten”, “Superboy”, and “Platypus Man”.