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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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Filmography

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 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Judge Roger Ferguson
- The Fix (1986) ... Judge Roger Ferguson (as William F. Russell)
 1981 On the Right Track
Robert
 1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Mayfield (segment "Love and the Flunky")
 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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Other Works:

TV commercial for Bell Telephone Company (1973) 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:

Selected by the St. Louis (now Atlanta) Hawks as a territorial draft choice in 1954. His draft rights were traded by the Hawks to the Boston Celtics for Cliff Hagan and Ed Macauley. Joined the Celtics in mid-season in 1956-1957 after a stint with the Harlem Globetrotters. That season, he led the Celtics to what would be the first of 11 NBA titles in 13 seasons. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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