Russ Tamblyn
Russ Tamblyn
Real Name/Full Name Russell Irving Tamblyn
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Russ Tamblyn
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, American
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 30 December 1934
Age/How Old: 89 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 72 Kg
In Pounds – 159 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Medium brown
Parents Name: Father – Edward Francis “Eddie” Tamblyn
Mother – Sally Aileen (Triplett)
Siblings: Larry Tamblyn
School: N/A
College: North Hollywood Academy
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Venetia Stevenson (M. 1956 – Div. 1957)
Elizabeth Kempton (M. 1960; Div. 1979)
Bonnie Murray (M. 1981)
Kids/Children Name: China and Amber Tamblyn
Profession: Film and television actor and dancer
Net Worth: $4 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

They say, if you are hardworking, you will always have people to help you realize your dreams no matter how challenging they might seem to be. Russ Tamblyn had a strong desire in gymnastic, and he found someone who was ready to train him in his youth. Before being a gymnast, he had already kicked off a career in the film industry as an actor for Meto-Goldwyn-Mayer.

Well, how well do you know about Russ Tamblyn? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Russ Tamblyn’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Russ Tamblyn to date.

Biography and Early Life

Russ Tamblyn was born on the 30th of December in 1934 as Russell Irving Tamblyn in Los Angeles, California, in the United States of America. He is the son of Edward Francis “Eddie” Tamblyn and Sally Alleen (Triplett). Apart from being a child actor, Russ was proud and famous to be born in a family of celebrities since both his parents were famous actors at the time of his birth. For this reason, it was very easy for Russ to start off a career as an actor as his parents had already paved way for him.

Russ Tamblyn was not the only child in the family as he has a brother named Larry Tamblyn who happens to be younger than him. Larry’s interest was totally different from his parents and his brother as he had a great love for music. Therefore, he was famous in the 1960s as the organist of the 1960s band that was known as The Standells. It is however not clear whether he is still doing music today or not. Russ is American by birth and lives in the US to date.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Russ Tamblyn in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Russ Tamblyn’s age is 89 years old as of today’s date 24th June 2024 having been born on 30 December 1934. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 159 lbs in Pound and 72 kg in Kilograms.


Russ was a very hyperactive kid and he also had great interest in gymnastics and performing. During intermissions held at the local movie theatre, he would take the stage when he was still very young and he would do tumbling performances. Therefore, his passion in gymnastics and the confidence he had in himself built a career for him when he was still very young.

It is therefore not clear whether he attended normal school or went straight to developing his skills in acting and as a dancer. His family lived North Hollywood when Russ was thirteen years old and he was a student at North Hollywood Academy which was owned and operated by both his parents. he studied dramatic and dancing under Grace Bowman.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Although Russ has a successful career story, we cannot say the same about his love life. This is because, he has been in several marriages and all of them except his current one have ended in divorce. To start with, he was married to Venetia Stevenson in 1956. Venetia was an actor just like Russ their marriage lasted for only one year and they divorced in 1957. In 1960, he married a showgirl named Elizabeth Kempton in Las Vegas.

The couple was blessed with a beautiful girl whom they named China. Their marriage of 19 years however ended in a divorce in 1979. The information of what caused the divorced is however not clear. In 1983, he welcomed his second child, a daughter named Amber Tamblyn with his third wife Bonnie Murray. He is still married to Bonnie to date.

Is Russ Tamblyn Gay?

The fact that Russ has been married three times in his life shows that he is only interested in women which proves he is straight.

Professional Career

In 1954, he was cast in the musical titled Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. He was 20 years of age at that time. Three years later, he was cast on Peyton Place where he appeared as Norman Page. He did such a good job on this drama that he received an Academy Award nomination in the category of Best Supporting Actor. His latest appearance has been on projects like; Twin Peaks, The Haunting of Hill House and Joan of Arcadia among others.


Russ received two nominations and won one award in his career in the 1950s in different categories. The nominations were Academy Award and Golden Laurel Award and he won a Golden Globe Award in 1956.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Russ Tamblyn in ’2024’

Russ Tamblyn Net Worth
Russ Tamblyn Net Worth

For the years he has been in the film industry as an actor, Tamblyn has been able to earn a total net worth of $4 Million as of 2024.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He started writing an autobiography in 2012, and it is titled Dancing on The Edge.

Tamblyn’s love for the big screen was real and that is the reason why, he is still doing it to date, more than 60 years down the line.


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