William Russ Biography (1950-)

Born October 20, 1950 (some sources cite 1951), in New Orleans, LA (some sources cite Portsmouth, VA); son of a naval officer; children: (with Clare Wren)one daughter. Addresses: Agent: Bresler Kelly and Associates, 15760 Ventura Blvd., Suite 1730, Encino, CA 91436.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
October 20, 1950
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Burt McGowan, Another World (also known as Another World: Bay City), NBC, 1978
  • Redmond Dunne, Capital News (also known as Power House andPowerhouse), ABC, 1990
  • Terry Hannon, Middle Ages, 1992
  • Alan Matthews, Boy Meets World, ABC, 1993-99
  • Miniseries
  • Brad, V, 1983
  • Jody Varner, The Long Hot Summer, NBC, 1985
  • Sheriff Steiger, Night Sins, CBS, 1997
  • Movies
  • J.O. Powell, Crisis at Central High, CBS, 1981
  • Frank Heller, Rehearsal for Murder, CBS, 1982
  • J.D. Smith, Command 5, ABC, 1985
  • Josh, Second Serve (also known as I Change My Life), CBS, 1986
  • Lloyd Murdoch, Blood and Orchids, CBS, 1986
  • Will Travis, Houston: The Legend of Texas (also known as Gone to Texas), CBS, 1986
  • Lieutenant Ben Farlow, Nasty Boys, NBC, 1989
  • Carl Goodrich, A Promise to Keep (also known as Angels withoutWings and Promises to Keep), NBC, 1990
  • Coach Dewey Whitcomb, Crazy from the Heart, 1991
  • Boll Donner, Drive Like Lightning, 1992
  • Jack French, Sexual Advances, 1992
  • Bill West, Big Dreams and Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story, CBS, 1995
  • David Cook, Trail of Tears, NBC, 1995
  • Van, Have You Seen My Son? ABC, 1996
  • Art Maskin, A Strange Affair (also known as A Husband, a Wife,and a Lover), CBS, 1996
  • Detective Tyler Barnes, When Danger Follows You Home, NBC, 1997
  • George Marsh, Replacing Dad, CBS, 1998
  • Joseph Bonaduce, Come On, Get Happy: The Partridge Family Story, NBC, 1999
  • Mark Whitman, The Test of Love, CBS, 1999
  • Episodic
  • Scroggins, "The New Dukes," The Dukes of Hazzard, 1982
  • Evan Freed, "Evan," Miami Vice, 1985
  • Jack Lachman, "Fire Man," Hunter, 1985
  • Patrick O'Casey, "Time Heals," Parts 1-2, St. Elsewhere, 1986
  • Wes Connelly, Crime Story, NBC, 1986
  • Sergeant Earl Ray Michaels, "War Lover," Tour of Duty, 1987
  • Roger LoCocco, Wiseguy, CBS, c. 1988
  • Wiseguy, CBS, 1990
  • "Daisy," The Young Riders, 1991
  • Gordon, Likely Suspects, 1992
  • Jack Randolph, "Socrates' Sister," The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr., Fox, 1993
  • Townsend, Viper, NBC, 1994
  • Wild Bill Hickok, Legend, UPN, 1995
  • Loyal Truscott, The Marshal, ABC, 1995
  • Scott Lamont/The Monk, "Trackdown," Nash Bridges, CBS, 1996
  • Captain Jonas Hansen, "The First Commandment," Stargate SG-1, 1997
  • Michael Bassett, "Two's a Crowd," Ally McBeal, Fox, 2000
  • Michael Bassett, "Without a Net," Ally McBeal, Fox, 2000
  • Agent John Colter, "A Price to Pay," Level 9, UPN, 2000
  • Pilots
  • Jake Willis, The Loner, ABC, 1988
  • Redmond Dunne, Capital News, ABC, 1990
  • 68, ABC, 1999
  • Specials
  • Rattlesnake, Robbers, Rooftops, and Witchers, 1982
  • Jim Malone, Bay City Story (also known as Deadline), 1992
  • Coach Jim Doan, Other Mothers, CBS, 1993
  • Other Television Appearances
  • Mark Whitman, A Secret Life (also known as Breach of Trust), 2000
  • David Robbins, Blackout, 2001
  • Television Work
  • Episodic
  • Director, Boy Meets World, ABC, between 1993-1999
  • Film Appearances
  • Demesta, Just You and Me, Kid, Columbia, 1979
  • Paul Gaines, Cruising, United Artists, 1980
  • Jimbo, The Border, Universal, 1981
  • Little Dick Raidler, Cattle Annie and Little Britches, Universal,1981
  • Slick Goodlin, The Right Stuff, Warner Bros., 1983
  • Sonny, Raw Courage (also known as Courage), New World, 1984
  • Merle Draggett, Beer (also known as The Selling of America), Orion, 1985
  • Danny Quintz, Wanted: Dead or Alive, New World, 1987
  • Rob Sweeney, Dead of Winter, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1987
  • Luke, The Unholy, Vestron, 1988
  • Nick Bartkowski, Disorganized Crime, Buena Vista, 1989
  • Roy Dean Bream, Pastime (also known as One Cup of Coffee),Miramax, 1989
  • Michael Dobson, Traces of Red, 1992
  • Dave Ritchie, Aspen Extreme, 1993
  • Dennis Vinyard, American History X, New Line Cinema, 1998
  • Life As a House, New Line Cinema, 2001
  • Stage Appearances
  • J.J., The Last Christians, New Dramatists Theatre, 1975
  • Kid Champion, Public/Anspacher Theatre, New York City, 1975
  • Cody, Visions of Kerouac, Lion Theatre Company, 1976
  • Cody, Kerouac, New Dramatists Theatre, 1976
  • Peter Cope, The Shortchanged Review, New York Shakespeare Festival, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, New York City, 1976
  • Zan, G.R. Point, Marymount Manhattan Theatre, New York City, 1977
  • Cracks, Queens Festival Theatre, Playwrights Horizons, New York City, 1977
  • Bradley, Buried Child, Theatre De Lys, New York City, 1978-79
  • Murph, Ice, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1979
  • Buck, The Chisholm Trail Went through Here, Manhattan Theatre Club, 1981
  • Cooper, Ghosts of the Loyal Oaks, Workshop of the Performing ArtsTheatre, New York City, 1981
  • Mickey "Spider" McGuire, The Brixto Recovery, South Street Theatre, New York City, 1982
  • Cassius, Julius Caesar, Alliance Theatre Company, Atlanta, GA, 1983-84
  • Neil Toomey, Ghost on Fire, La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, CA, 1986
  • Eilert Louborg, Hedda Gabler, La Jolla Playhouse, 1988

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