William Russ


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Birth Name: William Russ
Born: 10/20/1950
Birth Place: Portsmouth, Virginia, USA

Russ is perhaps best known for his TV appearances including "Crisis at Central High" (1981), the TV remake of "The Long Hot Summer" (1985) and "Trail of Tears" (1995). He played a cop murdered for knowing too much in the Abel Ferrara-directed premiere episode of "Crime Story" (NBC, 1986). Russ struck gold as a character with ties to the other side of the law in a memorable turn as Roger LoCocco, the mysterious security guard/mercenary who has his suspicions about Vinnie Terranova (Ken Wahl), on "Wiseguy" (1988-90). He starred in two short-lived drama series, "Capital News" (1990) as a veteran reporter, and "Middle Ages" (1992) as Peter Riegert's best friend. Russ found job security playing t... Continue Bio >>

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