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Full NameTobin Bell
First NameTobin
Last NameBell
Birth CityQueens, New York
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameJoseph H. Tobin
Mother NameEileen Julia Bell Tobin
Mother Professionactress
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseElizabeth Bell
No Of Children2
Height180 cm
Networth$18 M
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Date of BirthAugust 7,1942
Age81 years

Tobin Bell is a popular and well-known American actor. 

He earned his name and fame after playing in numerous Saw Franchises in the name of a character known as Jigsaw

He started his acting career in the late 1970s. He had his first feature film role in a crime thriller movie known as Mississippi Burning

His most renowned role came in 2004 as a serial killer known as Jigsaw in Saw (2004). 

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Tobin was born on August 7, 1942, in Queens, New York. He was raised in Weymouth, Massachusetts

He was the son of Eileen Julia Bell Tobin and Joseph H. Tobin

His father was known for his establishment of the radio station WJDA in Quincy, Massachusetts

On the other hand, his mother was an actress who worked at the Quincy Repertory Company.


Bell played many background roles in films in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He did not have any major role in any movies of that era. 

The movies he played weren’t even ranked on IMDb. 

After a long struggle in the filming industry, he finally got a chance to be cast in a movie in a major role. 

The movie’s name was Mississippi Burning. He slowly got many major cast roles and started to flourish in his career. 


After being a major cast in a lot of movies, Tobin was offered a huge role to play as a character known as Jigsaw in the Saw movie in 2003. 

Though his lines were few for the movie, his role was very pivotal. 

As soon as the movie was released on the day of Halloween, it gained a lot of reputation and name worldwide with a box office success of $103 million worldwide and received mixed reviews from critics. 

After the box office success, six direct sequels of Saw were released every October from 2005 to 2010.

Tobin Bell with his costars.
Tobin Bell with his costars. Source: Instagram


Tobin was married to Elizabeth Bell. They exchanged wedding vows in 1993. They share two children whom they named Copper Bell and Justin Bell.

Everything was going well, but the shocking news emerged in 2018

After being happily married for 25 years, the couple decided to end their marriage and filed for divorce. 

Tobin since has not revealed his private affairs to the public, but he now has a happy family life in LA


Apart from his acting career, Tobin also coached a small league baseball team and flag football. 

His hobbies are hiking and playing guitar. He is also a loyal member of the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Science


Tobin didn’t have any hope for The Saw Franchise until that day when it went popular worldwide. 

He said his experience was really enclosed and complicated because he thought it would also be the same as his other movies. 

He said that it was really an unusual movie because it was a story where three guys were locked in a room and tortured by the thrilling experiments done by a mentally unstable engineer who later on became a serial killer.


Tobin once again returned to the Saw series as he was really attached to the franchise. 

He started the interview emotionally, where he said that after playing seven of the movies continuously, there was no chance he wanted to miss the next one as he gained a lot through Saw

He was really excited to play his favorite role once again. 


The current net worth of Tobin is nearly around 18 million dollars. He is currently working on his new Saw movie known as ”Saw X.” 

He has most of the earnings from the Saw franchise as he created a new character in the horror franchise. 

His successful act in Saw has paid him well apart from all the films and movies he has played.


  1. Tobin is 80 years old.
Updated On Mon Jul 31 2023 Published On Mon Jul 31 2023 By shaumya

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