Russ Tamblyn in West Side Story

Russ Tamblyn (1934 - )

a.k.a. Rusty Tamblyn

Film DeathsEdit

  • Cimarron (1960) [William Hardy, The Cherokee Kid]: Shot in the chest by fellow outlaw Vic Morrow when he tries to stop Vic grabbing a child to use as a hostage in the besieged schoolhouse.  (Thanks to Brian)
  • West Side Story (1961) [Riff]: Accidentally stabbed in the stomach when he runs into George Chakiris' knife during the rumble in the alley.
  • Satan's Sadists (Nightmare Bloodbath) (1969) [Anchor]: Stabbed in the neck when Gary Kent throws a knife at him, as Russ tries to shoot Gary.
  • Scream Free! (Free Grass; Street Drugs) (1969) [Link]: Burned to death after he tries to set fire to Richard Beymer.
  • Dracula vs. Frankenstein (Blood of Frankenstein; The Blood Seekers; Satan's Bloody Freaks) (1971) [Rico]: Hacked to death with an axe, along with his other motorcycle gang members, by Lon Chaney Jr. on the beach.


TV DeathsEdit

None known.

Noteworthy ConnectionsEdit

  • Brother of Larry Tamblyn (vocalist/keyboardist of The Standells).
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