Theresa Russell
Date of Birth
Mar 20, 1957
Birth Place:
San Diego, CA


Discovered by a photographer at the age of 12, Theresa Russell was rapidly initiated into the world of child modeling, and was encouraged to leave public school in order to attend the prestigious Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. At 19 years old, Russell made her film debut in The Last Tycoon (1976), one of prolific director Elia Kazan's final six films before his death in 2003. Though...