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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

1982 NBA All-Star Game
(1982)
Basketball Headliners of 1950
Basketball Headliners of 1950 Himself - U. of San Francisco Player
(1950)
1972 NBA All-Star Game
1972 NBA All-Star Game Himself - Color Commentator
(1972)

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")
 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:

(book) "Russell Rules: 11 Lessons on Leadership from the Twentieth Century's Greatest Champion" (with David Falkner [contributor]). New York: Penguin USA, 2001. ISBN 0525945989 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:

NBA Seattle Supersonics, player/head coach (1973-1977). See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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