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James Russo (I)


A Manhattan-born character player who attended New York University, actor James Russo wrote and starred in a prize-winning short film, "The Candy Store", while attending college. His first big film break was as a convenience store robber in Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982). Possessed with a stare that can bring shivers down one's back, he has ... See full bio »

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Known For

Django Unchained
Django Unchained Dicky Speck
(2012)
Donnie Brasco
Donnie Brasco Paulie
(1997)
Beverly Hills Cop
Beverly Hills Cop Mikey Tandino
(1984)
Not a Stranger
Not a Stranger Bob Madden
(2016)

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 2018 Asbury Park (pre-production)
Eddie Dilfer
 2018 Harmless (pre-production)
Sheriff Bill Quest
 2018 The Great Race (post-production)
Wild Bill
 2018 A Dog and Pony Show (completed)
Banker Pete Melnick
 2018 Murder Hill (pre-production)
Uncle Bobby
 2017/II Desolate (post-production)
Duke Stone
 2017 Undying (post-production)
Ranger Jessup
 2017/II The Actor (completed)
Agent Bradley Scott
 2017 Possession Diaries (post-production)
Father Brien
 2017 The Big Shot (completed)
Mr. Langdon
 2017 The Broken Ones (post-production)
Joe Murphy
 2016 Hometown Hero (completed)
Ben Jones
  6:45 (announced)
Detective Presley
  The Mob Priest (pre-production)
Mike Nolan
 2017 American Justice
Agent Cobb
 2016 1st Strike
Paul Fairfield
 2016 Code of Honor
Vincent Romano
 2016/I Paid in Full
John Desmond
 2016 Vigilante Diaries
Mr. Hanover
 2015 Black Mass
Agent Scott Gariola (uncredited)
 2015 Voiceless
Pastor Gil
 2013 7E
Sam
 2013 Chavez Cage of Glory
Tony
 2013 Five Thirteen
Agent Acevedo
 2012 Revan
Stone
 2011 The Dragon Warrior
Claudius
 2011 Miss Bala
Jimmy
 2008 Born of Earth
Tom Reeser
 2008/III Break
The Father
 2008/II Stiletto
Engelhart
 2008 Dark World
Charlie
 2008 Little Red Devil
Mr. Trundell
 2007 On the Doll
Janitor
 2007/I The Hit
Mr. Santucci
 2007 The Pink Conspiracy
Cox
 2007 Machine
Butch
 2007 Blue Lake Butcher
Sheriff Jack
 2006 Cut Off
Gonzo
 2006 Shut Up and Shoot!
David Sanchez
 2006 Satanic
Eddie
 2005 Come as You Are
Benny
 2005 One Among Us
Ryan Brannigan (the Ex-Cop)
 2004 Fallacy
 2004 Target
Donovan
 2003/I The Box
Frank Miles
 2003 Paris
Leon King
 2003 A Good Night to Die
Roy
 2002 The House Next Door
Carl Schmidt
 2002 Shattered Lies
Smiler
 2001 Double Deception
Snake
 2001 Pendulum
Edward Mills
 2000 Bad Guys
John Tykor
 2000 Deep Core
Darryl Simmons
 2000 The Unscarred
Mickey Vernon
 1999 Sonic Impact
Agent Nick Halton
 1999 Diamonds
Damian (uncredited)
 1999 Jimmy Zip
Otis Campbell
 1998 Charades
Max Targenville
 1998 Fait Accompli
Luc
 1998 Butter
Juke Box Danny
 1998 Heist
Nick the Stick
 1997 Under Oath
Warren Erickson
 1997 The Girl Gets Moe
Brannagin
 1997 Laws of Deception
Gino Carlucci
 1996/I Small Time
Jerry
 1996 No Way Home
Tommy
 1996 The Real Thing
Rupert Little
 1995 The Set Up
Kliff
 1995 Condition Red
Dan Cappelli
 1995/I Panther
Rodgers
 1993 Dangerous Game
Francis Burns
 1992 Illicit Behavior
Bill Tanner
 1991 Cold Heaven
Daniel Corvin
 1991 A Kiss Before Dying
Dan Corelli
 1990 State of Grace
DeMarco (uncredited)
 1989 We're No Angels
Bobby
 1989 The Vineyard
Teddy
 1989 La cintura
Vittorio De Simone
 1988 The Blue Iguana
Reno
 1987 China Girl
Alby
 1986 Extremities
Joe
 1984 The Cotton Club
Vince Hood
 1983 Exposed
Nick
 1982 Vortex
Anthony Demmer
 1982 A Stranger Is Watching
Ronald Thompson
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Appeared in a stage version of "Extremities".

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Alternate Names:

Jim Russo

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

Has two older brothers, Daniel and Thomas. In the late 1980s People Magazine reported erroneously that Russo is an only child. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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