Caption: Still of Russ Tamblyn in Peyton Place (1957)
Actor, Soundtrack, Miscellaneous Crew
Born: December 30, 1934
Star sign: Capricorn
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Known for: Drive (2011), Django Unchained (2012), West Side Story (1961), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)
Russ Tamblyn might as well face it...he will be a Jet "till his last dying day." Indelibly linked to the "womb to tomb" role of Riff, the knife-wielding, rocket-tempered, Edward Villella-styled gang leader of the streetwise Jets in the musical film masterpiece West Side Story (1961), it's not a bad way to be remembered! Russ was actually 27 when ...