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Russell Hornsby

Russell Hornsby

Russell Hornsby, born and raised in Oakland, California, took the advice of his high school drama teacher and attended Boston University's well-respected theatre arts program. Upon graduation, Hornsby studied with the British Academy of Dramatic Arts at Oxford University and then returned to New York City, where he made his professional debut on the Off-Broadway stage playing the character of ‘Young Blood' in August Wilson's Jitney.

Following theater, Hornsby successfully transitioned into television, landing the series regular roles in Haunted as ‘Detective Marcus Bradshaw' and Gideon's Crossing as ‘Chief Resident Dr. Aaron Boise.' He went on to appear in the feature film Big Fat Liar and Keep the Faith, a television movie for the Showtime. He most recently starred in ESPN's hit series, Playmakers.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
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Russell Hornsby Facts

BirthplaceOakland, California, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.