William Russ

Actor, Director, Welder
A seasoned, versatile character actor, Russ began his career on the NY stage before segueing to films and TV. The tall (6') redhead played small supporting roles in such films as "The Border" (1981), "The Right Stuff" ... Read more »
Born: 10/19/1950 in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA

Filmography

Actor (93)

A Fork in the Road 2014 (Movie)

Detective Ross (Actor)

Girl Meets World 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

90210 2011, 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

NCIS: Los Angeles 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Awake 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Criminal Minds 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Drones 2012 (Movie)

General Lawson (Actor)

NCIS 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Vegas 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Leverage 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Defenders 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cold Case 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Make It or Break It 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Event 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Mentalist 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Boston Legal 2005, 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Ex List 2008 (Tv Show)

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Wildfire 2008 (Tv Show)

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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2007 (Tv Show)

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Numb3rs 2007 (Tv Show)

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Standoff 2007 (Tv Show)

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The Ghost Whisperer 2007 (Tv Show)

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Just Legal 2006 (Tv Show)

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The West Wing 2005 (Tv Show)

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Without A Trace 2005 (Tv Show)

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CSI: New York 2004 (Tv Show)

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Deadwood 2004 (Tv Show)

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JAG 2004 (Tv Show)

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NYPD Blue 2004 (Tv Show)

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L.A. Dragnet 2003 (Tv Show)

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Mister Sterling 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

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Ally McBeal 1993 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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Boy Meets World 1993 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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Crossing Jordan 2002 (Tv Show)

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MDs 2002 (Tv Show)

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Nash Bridges 1993 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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Robbery Homicide Division 2002 (Tv Show)

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Touched By an Angel 1993 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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Blackout 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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Buck Naked Arson 2001 (Movie)

Forest Ranger (Actor)

Level 9 2000 (Tv Show)

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The Test of Love 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Viper 1993 - 2000 (Tv Show)

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American History X 1998 (Movie)

Dennis (Actor)

When Danger Follows You Home 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Stargate SG-1 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

A Husband, a Wife, and a Lover 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

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Legend 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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Other Mothers 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

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Aspen Extreme 1993 (Movie)

Dave Ritchie (Actor)

Likely Suspects 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

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Middle Ages 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

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Traces of Red 1992 (Movie)

Michael Dobson (Actor)

Deadline 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

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Pastime 1991 (Movie)

Roy Dean Bream (Actor)

Nasty Boys 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Disorganized Crime 1989 (Movie)

Nick Bartkowski (Actor)

The Loner 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The Unholy 1988 (Movie)

Luke (Actor)

Dead of Winter 1987 (Movie)

Rob Sweeney (Actor)

Wanted Dead or Alive 1987 (Movie)

Danny Quintz (Actor)

Blood & Orchids 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

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The Long Hot Summer 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Beer 1985 (Movie)

Merle Draggett (Actor)

Courage 1983 (Movie)

Sonny (Actor)

The Right Stuff 1983 (Movie)

Slick Goodlin (Actor)

Robbers, Rooftops and Witches 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Cattle Annie and Little Britches 1980 (Movie)

Little Dick Raidler (Actor)

Cruising 1980 (Movie)

Paul Gaines (Actor)

The Border 1980 (Movie)

Jimbo (Actor)

Just You and Me, Kid 1979 (Movie)

Demesta (Actor)

A Promise to Keep (TV Show)

Actor

Another World (TV Show)

Actor

Blackout (Movie)

David Robbins (Actor)

Capital News (TV Show)

Actor

Command 5 (TV Show)

Actor

Crazy From the Heart (TV Show)

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Crisis at Central High (TV Show)

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Drive Like Lightning (TV Show)

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Finding John Christmas (TV Show)

Actor

Have You Seen My Son? (TV Show)

Actor

Night Sins (TV Show)

Actor

Rehearsal For Murder (TV Show)

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Replacing Dad (TV Show)

Actor

Second Serve (TV Show)

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Sexual Advances (TV Show)

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Trail of Tears (TV Show)

Actor

Wiseguy (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

A seasoned, versatile character actor, Russ began his career on the NY stage before segueing to films and TV. The tall (6') redhead played small supporting roles in such films as "The Border" (1981), "The Right Stuff" (1983), "Dead of Winter" (1987) "The Unholy" (1988) and "Disorganized Crime" (1989). Russ gained critical praise for his performance as a minor league past-his-prime relief pitcher in the late 1950s with dreams of the majors in "Pastime" (1991).

Relationships

Clare Wren

Companion
appeared together in episode of "The Young Riders" on which Wren was featured

Georgia Wren-Russ

Daughter
born July 2, 1991 mother Clare Wren

EDUCATION

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor , Michigan
classmate of Christine Lahti

The Neigborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre

New York , New York
won scholarship

Milestones

2001

Co-starred in the film "Buck Naked Arson", co-produced and co-starring Rider Strong with whom he appeared on "Boy Meets World"

1992

Cast in ensemble TV drama series "Middle Ages"

1991

First feature starring role, "Pastime"

1990

Appeared in short-lived drama series "Capital News"

1988

First regular appearances in TV series in recurring role of Roger LoCocco on "Wiseguy" (CBS)

1985

TV miniseries debut, "The Long Hot Summer"

1981

First TV-movie, "Crisis at Central High"

1979

Feature debut, "Just You and Me Kid"

TV comedy series debut as Alan Matthews on "Boy Meets World" (ABC)

Traveled throughout US with family as a Navy brat

Toured Europe as member of the Ann Arbor Mime Troup

Appeared in several Broadway and off-Broadway productions

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