He appeared in the movie Peyton Place in 1957, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 1962 he appeared in the cinerama movie How the West Was Won.
More recently he has appeared in television series such as Nash Bridges, Twin Peaks (in which he played an eccentric psychiatrist), and the Babylon 5 episode A Distant Star in which he played 'Captain Jack Maynard'.
His daughter is Amber Tamblyn with whom he has appeared in Rebellious and Johnny Mysto: Boy Wizard. His brother, Larry Tamblyn, was the drummer with 1960s band The Standells.
Russ Tamblyn Facts
|Birth Name||Russell Tamblyn|
|Birthday||December 30, 1934 (83)|
|Birthplace||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Height||5' 9" (1m75) How tall is Russ Tamblyn compared to you?|
|Seven Brides for Seven Brothers|
|West Side Story|
|How the West Was Won|
|A Distant Star|
|War of the Gargantuas|
|Wizards of the Demon Sword|
|Father of the Bride|