Tobin Bell

1942 - Today

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Joseph Henry Tobin Jr. (born August 7, 1942), known professionally as Tobin Bell, is an American actor, best known for his portrayal of John Kramer / Jigsaw, the central character of the Saw franchise. He appears in the first eight films in the series, and also voices the character in the two video game adaptations, Saw (2009) and Saw II: Flesh & Blood (2010). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tobin Bell has received more than 2,853,019 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Tobin Bell is the 411th most popular actor (up from 435th in 2019), the 790th most popular biography from United States (up from 900th in 2019) and the 215th most popular American Actor.

Tobin Bell is most famous for his role as Jigsaw in the Saw movies.

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  • 6.14

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  • 3.23

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Among actors, Tobin Bell ranks 411 out of 10,030Before him are Charlie Sheen, Robert Vaughn, Giancarlo Giannini, Matthew McConaughey, Raquel Welch, and Curd Jürgens. After him are Armin Mueller-Stahl, Marina Vlady, Penélope Cruz, Robert Wagner, Gena Rowlands, and James Earl Jones.

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Among people born in 1942, Tobin Bell ranks 47Before him are Jacques Rogge, Frank Williams, Michel Mayor, Bob Hoskins, Arto Paasilinna, and Giancarlo Giannini. After him are Vicente Fox, Tony Buzan, Michael Crichton, Thabo Mbeki, Jacob Zuma, and Leo Beenhakker.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tobin Bell ranks 790 out of 15,968Before him are Steven Weinberg (1933), Matthew McConaughey (1969), Raquel Welch (1940), Steve Reich (1936), John Fante (1909), and Rodney King (1965). After him are Bob Beamon (1946), Edward C. Tolman (1886), John Jacob Astor IV (1864), Paul Morphy (1837), Robert Wagner (1930), and George Cukor (1899).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Tobin Bell ranks 215Before him are June Carter Cash (1929), Alec Baldwin (1958), Charlie Sheen (1965), Robert Vaughn (1932), Matthew McConaughey (1969), and Raquel Welch (1940). After him are Robert Wagner (1930), Gena Rowlands (1930), James Earl Jones (1931), Lee Marvin (1924), Jack Palance (1919), and Kevin Kline (1947).

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