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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)

Filmography

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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 Possession Diaries (post-production)
Father Brien
 2018 Starf*cker (filming)
'Daddy' / Carl
 2018 Living Among Us (completed)
Aaron
 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 Jaded (TV Movie) (completed)
Stone
 2017 The Neighborhood (TV Series) (pre-production)
Crazy Chris
- The Mezuzah ... Crazy Chris
- The Feast of Avenue U ... Crazy Chris
 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
  Merchandise (pre-production)
Detective Chalmers
  The Mob Priest (pre-production)
Mike Nolan
 2017/I Undying
Ranger Jessup
 2017/II The Actor
Agent Bradley Scott
 2017 The Deuce (TV Series)
 2017 American Justice
Agent Cobb
 2016 1st Strike
Paul Fairfield
 2016 The Bronx Bull
Rocky Graziano
 2016 Not a Stranger
Bob Madden
 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 Daytona (Short)
Frank Daytona
 2014-2015 Chicago Fire (TV Series)
Papa Lullo
- Let Him Die (2015) ... Papa Lullo
- Santa Bites (2014) ... Papa Lullo
- Arrest in Transit (2014) ... Papa Lullo
 2015 Voiceless
Pastor Gil
 2014 Strike One
Paul Fairfield
 2014 Perfect Sisters
Steve Bowman
 2013 7E
Sam
 2013 Bastille: Of the Night (Video short)
Police Detective
 2013 Chavez Cage of Glory
Tony
 2013 Five Thirteen
Agent Acevedo
 2012-2013 Vegas (TV Series)
Anthony 'Red' Cervelli
- Sons of Nevada (2013) ... Anthony 'Red' Cervelli
- Unfinished Business (2013) ... Anthony 'Red' Cervelli
- Past Lives (2013) ... Anthony 'Red' Cervelli
- Scoundrels (2013) ... Anthony 'Red' Cervelli
- The Third Man (2013) ... Anthony 'Red' Cervelli
 2013 Samuel Bleak
Charles Bleak
 2012 Revan
Stone
 2012 Django Unchained
Dicky Speck
 2011 Star Wars: The Old Republic (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 2011 Yellow Rock
Max Dietrich
 2011 The Dragon Warrior
Claudius
 2011 Rage (Video Game) (voice)
 2011 Miss Bala
Jimmy
 2011 Good God Bad Dog (Short)
Peter Elias
 2010 Love Sick Diaries
Lorenzo De'mon
 2010 No Clean Break (TV Series)
The Father
 2010 The Making of 'Dreams and Shadows' (Video short)
John Brunette
 2010 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Frank Salvo
- Malama Ka Aina (2010) ... Frank Salvo
 2010 Boy Wonder
Larry Childs
 2010 Dark Woods
Sheriff Demming
 2010 One in the Gun
Jimmy
 2009 Dreams and Shadows
John Brunette
 2009 Dark Blue (TV Series)
Robert Franzine
- Pilot (2009) ... Robert Franzine
 2009 Public Enemies
Walter Dietrich
 2009 Never Surrender
Jimmy
 2009 Numb3rs (TV Series)
John Curtis
- 12:01 AM (2009) ... John Curtis
 2006-2008 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Joey Salucci
- Wrecking Crew (2008) ... Joey Salucci
- Fade Out (2006) ... Joey Salucci
 2008 Born of Earth
Tom Reeser
 2008/III Break
The Father
 2008 The Capture of the Green River Killer (TV Mini-Series)
Jeb Dallas
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Jeb Dallas
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Jeb Dallas
 2008 Black Ops (Video)
Commander Combs
 2008/II Stiletto
Engelhart
 2008 Kings of the Evening
Ramsey
 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
 2007 Chill (Video)
Detective Defazio
 2006 Cut Off
Gonzo
 2006 Las Vegas (TV Series)
Warren Pemberton
- The Story of Owe (2006) ... Warren Pemberton
 2006 Blackwater Valley Exorcism (Video)
The Bishop
 2006 Shut Up and Shoot!
David Sanchez
 2006 Broken Trail (TV Mini-Series)
Captain Billy Fender
- Part Two (2006) ... Captain Billy Fender (uncredited)
- Part One (2006) ... Captain Billy Fender
 2006 Satanic
Eddie
 2006 All In
Dr. Pennington
 2005 Come as You Are
Benny
 2005 One Among Us
Ryan Brannigan (the Ex-Cop)
 2005 Joan of Arcadia (TV Series)
James Karon
- Trial and Error (2005) ... James Karon
 2005 Hate (TV Movie)
 2004 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Michael Krauss
- Lost and Found (2004) ... Michael Krauss
 2004 Fallacy
 2004 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Sinclair
- Getting Off (2004) ... Sinclair
 2004 Target
Donovan
 2003 Open Range
Sheriff Poole
 2003/I The Box
Frank Miles
 2003 Paris
Leon King
 2003 A Good Night to Die
Roy
 2003 Short (Short)
Agent (voice)
 2003 Stealing Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
 2002 Against All Evidence (TV Movie)
Mr. Quinn
 2002 Redemption (Video)
Capt. Grill
 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 Hidden War (TV Movie)
Matt Forman
 2000 Deep Core
Darryl Simmons
 2000 The Unscarred
Mickey Vernon
 2000 Falcone (TV Series)
Victor Mura
- Pilot (2000) ... Victor Mura
 1999 Paper Bullets
John Rourke
 1999 Sonic Impact
Agent Nick Halton
 1999 Diamonds
Damian (uncredited)
 1999 The Ninth Gate
Bernie
 1999 Jimmy Zip
Otis Campbell
 1999 BitterSweet (Video)
Joe Massa
 1998 Charades
Max Targenville
 1998 Fait Accompli
Luc
 1998 Butter
Juke Box Danny
 1998 Detour (Video)
Ziggy Rotella
 1998 My Husband's Secret Life (TV Movie)
Sal Bianculli
 1998 Heist
Nick the Stick
 1997 The Postman
Idaho
 1997 C-16: FBI (TV Series)
Frank Saretti
- Eight Pounds of Pressure (1997) ... Frank Saretti
 1997 Dellaventura (TV Series)
Tommy Bats
- Above Reproach (1997) ... Tommy Bats
 1997 Under Oath
Warren Erickson
 1997 The Girl Gets Moe
Brannagin
 1997 Laws of Deception
Gino Carlucci
 1997 Donnie Brasco
Paulie
 1996/I Small Time
Jerry
 1996 American Strays
Eddie
 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
 1995 The Secretary (TV Movie)
Ted Burke
 1994 Bad Girls
Kid Jarrett
 1993 Dangerous Game
Francis Burns
 1993 Double Deception (TV Movie)
Jon Kane
 1993 Da Vinci's War
Mintz
 1993 Trauma
Capt. Travis
 1993 Desperate Rescue: The Cathy Mahone Story (TV Movie)
Don Feeney
 1992 Illicit Behavior
Bill Tanner
 1992 In the Shadow of a Killer (TV Movie)
Charlie Van
 1991 Intimate Stranger (TV Movie)
Nick Ciccini
 1991 Cold Heaven
Daniel Corvin
 1991 My Own Private Idaho
Richard Waters
 1991 Gabriel's Fire (TV Series)
Charles Crowley
- Belly of the Beast (1991) ... Charles Crowley
 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 Friday the 13th: The Series (TV Series)
Janos Korda
- Symphony in B# (1988) ... Janos Korda
 1988 Freeway
Frank Quinn
 1988 The Blue Iguana
Reno
 1987 China Girl
Alby
 1987 Crime Story (TV Series)
Nat Martino
- Ground Zero (1987) ... Nat Martino
 1987 Un siciliano in Sicilia (TV Mini-Series)
Giuseppe
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Giuseppe
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Giuseppe
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Giuseppe
 1986 Extremities
Joe
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Frank Sacco
- The Prodigal Son (1985) ... Frank Sacco
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Police Detective
- China Rain (1985) ... Police Detective (as Jim Russo)
 1984 The Cotton Club
Vince Hood
 1984 Beverly Hills Cop
Mikey Tandino
 1983 Exposed
Nick
 1982 Vortex
Anthony Demmer
 1982 A Stranger Is Watching
Ronald Thompson
 1981 Chicago Story (TV Movie)
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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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Worked as a cab driver for three years and a gravedigger before becoming an actor. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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