Tobin Bell

An American film and television character actor. After years of work doing stand-ins and background work on films, he got his first major acting job in Mississippi Burning (1988) and went on to star in made-for-television films and guest star in television shows throughout the 1990s. Bell is best known as the villain John "Jigsaw" Kramer of the Saw film series. He provided his voice in two video games based on the films, Saw and its sequel, Saw II: Flesh & Blood, in which he also provided his likeness. Bell's portrayal of Jigsaw has earned him five award nominations and two wins. Description above from the Wikipedia article Tobin Bell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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GoodFellas (1990)

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The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Ray Liotta  •  Joe Pesci  •  Lorraine Bracco

The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Ray Liotta  •  Joe Pesci  •  Lorraine Bracco

In the Line of Fire (1993)

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Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, forcing Horrigan to come ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Rene Russo  •  John Malkovich  •  Dylan McDermott

Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, forcing Horrigan to come ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Rene Russo  •  John Malkovich  •  Dylan McDermott

Mississippi Burning (1988)

Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the small town ways ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Frances McDormand  •  Brad Dourif

Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the small town ways ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Frances McDormand  •  Brad Dourif

Saw II (2005)

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When a new murder victim is discovered with all the signs of Jigsaw's hand, Detective Eric Matthews begins a full investigation and apprehends Jigsaw with little effort. But for Jigsaw, getting caught is just another part of his plan. Eight more of his victims are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darren Lynn Bousman
CAST:  Tobin Bell  •  Shawnee Smith  •  Donnie Wahlberg  •  Erik Knudsen

When a new murder victim is discovered with all the signs of Jigsaw's hand, Detective Eric Matthews begins a full investigation and apprehends Jigsaw with little effort. But for Jigsaw, getting caught is just another part of his plan. Eight more of his victims are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darren Lynn Bousman
CAST:  Tobin Bell  •  Shawnee Smith  •  Donnie Wahlberg  •  Erik Knudsen

Saw III (2006)

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Jigsaw has disappeared. Along with his new apprentice Amanda, the puppet-master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police has once again eluded capture and vanished. While city detective scramble to locate him, Doctor Lynn ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darren Lynn Bousman
CAST:  Tobin Bell  •  Angus Macfadyen  •  Dina Meyer  •  Kim Roberts

Jigsaw has disappeared. Along with his new apprentice Amanda, the puppet-master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police has once again eluded capture and vanished. While city detective scramble to locate him, Doctor Lynn ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darren Lynn Bousman
CAST:  Tobin Bell  •  Angus Macfadyen  •  Dina Meyer  •  Kim Roberts

The Firm (1993)

Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the more sinister side of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Jeanne Tripplehorn  •  Gene Hackman  •  Hal Holbrook

Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the more sinister side of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Jeanne Tripplehorn  •  Gene Hackman  •  Hal Holbrook

The Quick and the Dead (1995)

A mysterious woman comes to compete in a quick-draw elimination tournament, in a town taken over by a notorious gunman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Sharon Stone  •  Gene Hackman  •  Russell Crowe  •  Leonardo DiCaprio

A mysterious woman comes to compete in a quick-draw elimination tournament, in a town taken over by a notorious gunman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Sharon Stone  •  Gene Hackman  •  Russell Crowe  •  Leonardo DiCaprio

The Verdict (1982)

Frank Galvin is a down-on-his-luck lawyer and reduced to drinking and ambulance chasing, when a former associate reminds him of his obligations in a medical malpractice suit by serving it to Galvin on a silver platter—all parties are willing to settle out of court. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  Jack Warden  •  James Mason

Frank Galvin is a down-on-his-luck lawyer and reduced to drinking and ambulance chasing, when a former associate reminds him of his obligations in a medical malpractice suit by serving it to Galvin on a silver platter—all parties are willing to settle out of court. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  Jack Warden  •  James Mason

Tootsie (1982)

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When struggling, out of work actor Michael Dorsey secretly adopts a female alter ego - Dorothy Michaels - in order to land a part in a daytime drama, he unwittingly becomes a feminist icon and ends up in a romantic pickle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Jessica Lange  •  Teri Garr  •  Dabney Coleman

When struggling, out of work actor Michael Dorsey secretly adopts a female alter ego - Dorothy Michaels - in order to land a part in a daytime drama, he unwittingly becomes a feminist icon and ends up in a romantic pickle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Jessica Lange  •  Teri Garr  •  Dabney Coleman

The Road to El Dorado (2000)

After a failed swindle, two con-men end up with a map to El Dorado, the fabled "city of gold," and an unintended trip to the New World. Much to their surprise, the map does lead the pair to the mythical city, where the startled inhabitants promptly begin to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bibo Bergeron  •  Don Paul
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Kevin Kline  •  Rosie Perez  •  Armand Assante

After a failed swindle, two con-men end up with a map to El Dorado, the fabled "city of gold," and an unintended trip to the New World. Much to their surprise, the map does lead the pair to the mythical city, where the startled inhabitants promptly begin to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bibo Bergeron  •  Don Paul
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Kevin Kline  •  Rosie Perez  •  Armand Assante

An Innocent Man (1989)

Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and the officers frame him as a drug dealer. Rainwood is convicted of drug ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  F. Murray Abraham  •  Laila Robins  •  David Rasche  •  Tom Selleck

Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and the officers frame him as a drug dealer. Rainwood is convicted of drug ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  F. Murray Abraham  •  Laila Robins  •  David Rasche  •  Tom Selleck

Malice (1993)

A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches infants, Andy's a college professor. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Becker
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Bill Pullman  •  Bebe Neuwirth

A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches infants, Andy's a college professor. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Becker
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Bill Pullman  •  Bebe Neuwirth

Overnight Delivery (1998)

A man suspects his girlfriend of being unfaithful. So he sends her a letter, but than finds out that he was wrong. He has 24 hours to stop the package, prevent a disaster, and fall in love. The only problem is the delivery man will not stop until the package has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Bloom
CAST:  Paul Rudd  •  Christine Taylor  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Larry Drake

A man suspects his girlfriend of being unfaithful. So he sends her a letter, but than finds out that he was wrong. He has 24 hours to stop the package, prevent a disaster, and fall in love. The only problem is the delivery man will not stop until the package has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Bloom
CAST:  Paul Rudd  •  Christine Taylor  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Larry Drake

Ruby (1992)

Fact and fiction are combined in this story about Jack Ruby and a stripper, Candy Cane, and how they become involved in a conspiracy to kill J.F.K.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Danny Aiello  •  Sherilyn Fenn  •  Tobin Bell  •  Joe Cortese

Fact and fiction are combined in this story about Jack Ruby and a stripper, Candy Cane, and how they become involved in a conspiracy to kill J.F.K.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Danny Aiello  •  Sherilyn Fenn  •  Tobin Bell  •  Joe Cortese

Saw 3D (2010)

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As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw's brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Greutert
CAST:  Tobin Bell  •  Cary Elwes  •  Costas Mandylor  •  Betsy Russell

As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw's brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Greutert
CAST:  Tobin Bell  •  Cary Elwes  •  Costas Mandylor  •  Betsy Russell

Calendar Girl, Cop, Killer? The Bambi Bembenek Story (1992)

Story of attractive cop Laurencia Bembenek, who, in 1982, was sentenced to prison for killing her husband's ex-wife in Milwaukee, WI.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry London
CAST:  Timothy Busfield  •  Lindsay Frost  •  John Karlen  •  Linda Blair

Story of attractive cop Laurencia Bembenek, who, in 1982, was sentenced to prison for killing her husband's ex-wife in Milwaukee, WI.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry London
CAST:  Timothy Busfield  •  Lindsay Frost  •  John Karlen  •  Linda Blair

Power Play (2002)

An investigative reporter links the deaths of three people to a high profile corporation, while scientists working on their privately funded research project are forced to look beyond their work and face realitytheir experiments may be the cause of a series of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Zito
CAST:  Dylan Walsh  •  Alison Eastwood  •  Tobin Bell  •  Brixton Karnes

An investigative reporter links the deaths of three people to a high profile corporation, while scientists working on their privately funded research project are forced to look beyond their work and face realitytheir experiments may be the cause of a series of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Zito
CAST:  Dylan Walsh  •  Alison Eastwood  •  Tobin Bell  •  Brixton Karnes

Deep Red (1994)

After a young girl is accidently infected with an alien substance known as "Deep Red", the astonishing results attract the attention of the illustrious scientist Dr. Newmeyer. Disillusioned security expert Joe Keyes must team up with his estranged wife to protect ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig R. Baxley
CAST:  Lindsey Haun  •  Michael Biehn  •  Joanna Pacula  •  Tobin Bell

After a young girl is accidently infected with an alien substance known as "Deep Red", the astonishing results attract the attention of the illustrious scientist Dr. Newmeyer. Disillusioned security expert Joe Keyes must team up with his estranged wife to protect ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig R. Baxley
CAST:  Lindsey Haun  •  Michael Biehn  •  Joanna Pacula  •  Tobin Bell

Serial Killer (1995)

As a member of FBI Psychological Profile Unit, Selby Younger tracks Morrano, vicious and intelligent serial killer. Before getting caught, Morrano attacks her leaving serious psychological wounds. Two years later, Morrano escapes and Selby, now working on a desk ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre David
CAST:  Tobin Bell  •  Kim Delaney  •  Gary Hudson  •  Pam Grier

As a member of FBI Psychological Profile Unit, Selby Younger tracks Morrano, vicious and intelligent serial killer. Before getting caught, Morrano attacks her leaving serious psychological wounds. Two years later, Morrano escapes and Selby, now working on a desk ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre David
CAST:  Tobin Bell  •  Kim Delaney  •  Gary Hudson  •  Pam Grier

New Eden (1994)

Prisoners are dumped on a sand planet dubbed Earth 21-523 where most are immediately killed by the sand people and the remainder struggle for existence. That is until a new prisoner arrives with ideas of providing irrigation of the desert. But he still must first ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metzger
CAST:  Stephen Baldwin  •  Lisa Bonet  •  Tobin Bell  •  Michael Bowen

Prisoners are dumped on a sand planet dubbed Earth 21-523 where most are immediately killed by the sand people and the remainder struggle for existence. That is until a new prisoner arrives with ideas of providing irrigation of the desert. But he still must first ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metzger
CAST:  Stephen Baldwin  •  Lisa Bonet  •  Tobin Bell  •  Michael Bowen
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