Played the title role in the musical "Bad Boy Johnny and the Prophets of Doom" - Melbourne (1989).
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[1997, on perfecting accents] I was too kind of brave and proud to want a dialect coach because I thought that showed weakness in my armor. But then you just learn it's a more efficient way of doing it. A dialect coach is really important because it takes a certain technical responsibility off your shoulders. Otherwise, it would be very disruptive, because you've got to focus on the internal life...
His ancestry includes Welsh, English, Irish, Scottish, Maori, German, Norwegian, and Swedish. Russell's paternal grandfather was from Wrexham, Wales. Russell's maternal great-grandmother was Maori, and as a result, he is registered on the Maori electoral roll in New Zealand.
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