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T.E. Russell
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T.E. Russell

T. E. Russell's feature film credits include Trespass, Gladiator, Toy Soldiers, Swimming with Sharks and the independent Bellyfruit. Among his television credits are regular roles in the series Fame LA and 704 Hauser Street and guest-starring roles in L.A. Doctors, on the CBS Television Network, NYPD Blue, Dark Justice and China Beach. Russell also appeared in the television movies Heat Wave, The Howard Beach Story and Intimate Betrayal.

Born and raised in Chicago, Russell studied theater at the Chicago Academy of the Arts. In his senior year at the academy, he was almost forced to drop out because he could no longer afford the tuition. Through total serendipity, Oprah Winfrey became his temporary benefactor and issued him a check to cover his entire year's tuition, thus enabling him to complete his studies.

Russell lives in Los Angeles. His birth date is Dec. 10.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

T.E. Russell Facts

BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.