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Bill Russell (I)


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

(1981)
Miami Vice Judge Roger Ferguson
(1986)
Love, American Style Mayfield (segment "Love and the Flunky")
(1973)
It Takes a Thief George the Butler
(1968)

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")
 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:

(article, with Bob Ottum) "The Psych ... And My Other Tricks". In: "Sports Illustrated" (USA). Vol. 23, Iss. 17, 25 October 1965, pp. 32-34+39. 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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Inducted into the Sport in Society Hall of Fame, 2000. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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