Tobin Bell is an American actor and singer best known for starring in the movie franchise Saw, as he portrays John Kramer. He has starred in all eight movie films.
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Biography and Early Life
Tobin was born Joseph Henry Tobin Jr on 7 August 1942. He was born in Queens, New York, but shortly after he was born, they moved to Weymouth, Massachusetts, where he was raised.
His father, Joseph H. Tobin, was an American born and was the one who came up with the radio station WJDA based in Quincy, Massachusetts. He also had at one point run for mayor of Gloversville, New York but was not successful. His mother, Eileen Julia Bell, was an English-born, was an actress, and worked at the Quincy Repertory Company. Toby is of Irish descent, as his maternal grandmother was born in Ireland.
Bell has a sister and a brother, though not much information is provided to say more concerning them.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Tobin Bell in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Tobin Bell’s age is 78 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 7 August 1942. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 179 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 183 lbs in Pound and 83 kg in Kilograms.
Bell graduated from Boston University and held a master’s degree in environmental science from Montclair State University.
Bell joined the Actors Studio, where he started his acting and joined the Neighbourhood Playhouse owned by Sanford Meisner.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Tobin prefers not to put his family facts in the limelight. The little information concerning his family is that he has two sons, and his wife, Elizabeth, filed for divorce in January 2018, after being married for twenty-five years. He lived happily with his family, splitting his time with his wife and two sons between his two homes in Los Angeles and New York.
Tobin coaches a baseball team in a Little League and coaches flag football when he is not acting. As a hobby, Bell loved mountaineering, playing the guitar, and photography.
Is Tobin Bell Gay?
There are no rumors or reports that could convict Tobin Bell for being gay or bisexual. He is of a straight sexual orientation. He was married for 25 years before his wife filed for divorce, but divorce grounds do not include him being gay.
Tobin started by playing background roles in films in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He was cast in some minor roles in the early 1980s, where he took as an excellent opportunity to watch some good actors and learn the technical aspect of acting. He also played in off-Broadway plays in the mid-1980s and after which he decided to move into Hollywood. In 1988, he appeared in his first feature film Mississippi Burning, as an FBI Agent. He was cast in the second season of the movie series 24 as Peter Kingsley, The villain.
In 2004, he got his big break when he was cast for the role of John Kramer/Jigsaw in the horror movie Saw. The movie was a low-budget film but had a surprising outcome in the box office, which was a huge success. The movie had seven sequels: saw II( 2005), Saw III (2006), Saw IV (2007), Saw V (2008), Saw VI ( 2009), Saw 3D( 2010), and Jigsaw( 2017), where Tobin played the main antagonist. He also voiced the video game character Jigsaw in the Saw: The Video Game (2009) and Saw II: Flesh& Blood (2010).
In 2016, he starred in the soap opera Days of Our Lives as Yo Ling. He also voiced the villain Doctor Alchemy and Savitar, the main antagonist, on the third season of The Flash, which he was uncredited.
In 2006 and 2007, he received the MTV Movie Awards nomination for “Best Villain” for his role as “jigsaw.” His role as “Jigsaw” saw him win the award for “Best Butcher” in the Fuse/Fangoria Chainsaw Awards and also won the title “Best Villain in a Film Series” at the Chiller-Eyegore Awards in 2010. Bell has also been nominated for the Scream Award and the 2017 Daytime Emmy Award.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tobin Bell in 2021
Most of the wealth that Tobin has accumulated comes from his acting career. He has been part of high-performing films, which has made him get good earnings. His current estimated net worth is $18 million as of 2021. Bell is expected to be cast in other roles, as he is a good actor, which will increase his wealth.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Despite him being the star of horror movies, he has never been a fan of horror movies.
- In 2006 when making posters for Saw III, he donated his blood to be mixed with red ink for 1000 posters.
- He stands tall at a weight of 1.79 m and a weight of 83 kg.
Tobin has grown to be one of the most renowned actors in America and the world. He has become a big name in the movie industry out of sheer determination and hard work.
Facts of Joseph Henry Tobin Jr
- Gender Male
- full nameJoseph Henry Tobin Jr
- birthplaceQueens, New York
- Date of Birth August 07, 1942
- Age 79 years 2 months
- Horoscope Leo
- Lucky Number 4
- Lucky Stone Ruby
- Lucky Color Gold
- Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
- net worth$18 million
- weightIn Kilograms – 83 Kg, In Pounds – 183 lbs
- heightIn Centimetres –179 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
- hair colorGrey
- eye colorLicht Blue
- high schoolUnknown