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The term Dynasty might have never applied to Basketball had it not been for Bill Russell. In the History of professional sports there has never been an athlete who has more accolades or championships, in other words Bill Russell is not only a champion, but he is perhaps the definition of a champion. Bill Russell did not create the first basketball ... See full bio »

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Known For

1983 NBA All-Star Game
(1983)
1982 NBA All-Star Game
(1982)
1982 NBA Finals
1982 NBA Finals Himself - Color Commentator
(1982)

Filmography

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 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Judge Roger Ferguson
- The Fix (1986) ... Judge Roger Ferguson (as William F. Russell)
 1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Mayfield (segment "Love and the Flunky")
 1972 Soul Train (TV Series)
Guest
- Eddie Kendricks/The Whispers (1972) ... Guest
 1971 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series)
Male Teacher #1
- The Sesame Street Rumble (1971) ... Male Teacher #1
 1968 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
George the Butler
- The Thingamabob Heist (1968) ... George the Butler (as William 'Bill' Russell)
 1967 Cowboy in Africa (TV Series)
Ranch Hand
- The Time of the Predator (1967) ... Ranch Hand
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(September 13 to October 9, 1983) He directed the revue, "Monteith and Rand," in The Arena Stage Theatre production at the Kreeger Theater in Washington D.C. with John Monteith and Suzanne Rand in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

William 'Bill' Russell | William F. Russell

Height:

6' 9½" (2.07 m)
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Trivia:

Named "Sportsman of the Year" by Sports Illustrated (1968). See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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