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Theresa Lynn Russell (née Paup; born March 20, 1957) is an American actress. Russell made her film debut in The Last Tycoon (1976) directed by Elia Kazan, followed by a lead role opposite Dustin Hoffman in Straight Time (1978). She was then cast in Nicolas Roeg's controversial thriller Bad Timing (1980), which earned her critical praise. After marrying Roeg in 1982, she appeared in multiple films directed by him, mainly arthouse and experimental films, including Eureka (1983), Insignificance (1985), and Cold Heaven (1991).
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==Theresa Russell== (born March 20, 1957) is an American actress.
==Theresa Russell== Actress - ===Born=== March 20, 1957 in San Diego, California, USA
===Birth Name=== Theresa Lynn Paup
===Height=== 5' 6½" (1.69 m)
===Mini Bio (1)=== Theresa Russell, named one of the "100 sexiest stars in film history" (Empire Magazine), was born in San Diego, California. She was discovered by a photographer at the age of 12, and made her film debut in [[Elia Kazan]]'s [[The Last Tycoon]] (1976), opposite [[Robert De Niro]], [[Jack Nicholson]] and [[Robert Mitchum]], at the age of 19. Her resume of nearly fifty films has centered on ground-breaking roles in acclaimed independent films, such as [[Bad Timing]] (1980), directed by [[Nicolas Roeg]] (whom she would later marry); [[Eureka]] (1983); Insignificance (1985); Aria (1987) and Ken Russell's Whore (1991). Her legendary star turn in the thriller, [[Black Widow]] (1987), co-starring Debra Winger, stands as one of the most iconic female crime dramas in cinema history. She has had roles in major film and television projects, including the feature films, [[Straight Time]](1978), opposite [[Dustin Hoffman]] and [[Kathy Bates]]; [[The Razor's Edge]] (1984), opposite [[Bill Murray]]; [[Physical Evidence]] (1989) with [[Burt Reynolds]]; [[Kafka]] (1991), directed by [[Steven Soderbergh]], playing opposite [[Jeremy Irons]]; [[Impulse]] (1990), directed by [[Sondra Locke]]; [[The Believer]] (2001), opposite [[Ryan Gosling]]; [[Luckytown]] (2000), with [[Kirsten Dunst]] and [[James Caan]]; [[Being Human]] (1994), opposite [[Robin Williams]]; [[Wild Things]] (1998), with [[Denise Richards]], [[Matt Dillon]] and [[Kevin Bacon]]; [[Jolene]] (2008), opposite [[Jessica Chastain]]; the block-buster [[Spider-Man 3]] (2007), and the mini-series [[Blind Ambition]] (1979), with [[Martin Sheen]]; [[Empire Falls]] (2005), with [[Ed Harris]], [[Paul Newman]] and [[Helen Hunt]]; and Lifetime's [[Liz & Dick]] (2012), opposite [[Lindsay Lohan]], portraying [[Elizabeth Taylor's mother]].
===Along with her then-partner===, legendary jazz musician, Michael Melvoin, she has performed in jazz clubs throughout the United States. She is the mother of two sons (Statten Roeg and Maximillian Roeg).
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===Spouse (1)=== [[Nicolas Roeg]] (February 1982 - ?) (divorced) (2 children) Statten Roeg (1983) & Maximillian Roeg (1985)
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