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James Russo (James Vincent Russo)

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Biography

New York City, New York, USA
A Manhattan-born character player who attended New York University, actor James Russo wrote and starred in a prize-winning short film, "The Candy Store", while attending college. His first big film break was as a convenience store robber in Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982). Possessed with a stare that can bring shivers down one's back, he has been quite the accessible villain over the years, memorably portraying a number of gritty psychopaths and gangsters, among other undesirables. Surprisingly, Russo is not a name or commodity, yet an intense and dependable "tough guy" performer he has proven to be. Read more...

Actor

Character: Dicky Speck

Django Unchained 2012

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Character: Rocky Graziano

The Bronx Bull 2014

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Character: Mr. Langdon

The Martini Shot 2014

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Character: Paul Fairfield

Strike One 2014

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Character: Banker Pete Melnick

A Dog & Pony Show 2014

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Character: Agent Acevedo

Five Thirteen 2013

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Character: Charles Bleak

Samuel Bleak 2013

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Character: Sam

7E 2013

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Character: Stone

Revan 2012

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Character: Max Dietrich

Yellow Rock 2011

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Character: Commander Combs

Black Ops 2008

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Character: Ryan Brannigan

One Among Us 2005

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Character: Sheriff Poole

Open Range 2003

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Character: Brannagin

The Girl Gets Moe 1997

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Character: Gino Carlucci

Laws of Deception 1997

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Character: Dan Cappelli

Condition Red 1995

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Character: Kid Jarrett

Bad Girls 1994

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Character: Francis Burns

Snake Eyes 1993

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Character: Capt. Travis

Trauma 1993

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Character: Jon Kane

Double Deception 1993

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Character: Charlie Van

In the Shadow of a Killer 1992

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Character: Richard Waters

My Own Private Idaho 1991

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Character: Daniel Corvin

Cold Heaven 1991

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Character: Nick Ciccini

Intimate Stranger 1991

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Character: Mikey Tandino

Beverly Hills Cop 1984

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Character: Nick

Exposed 1983

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Character: Larry Childs

Boy Wonder 2010

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Character: Sheriff Demming

Dark Woods 2010

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Character: Lorenzo De'mon

Love Sick Diaries 2010

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Character: Mr. Santucci

The Hit 2007

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Character: Rupert Little

Livers Ain't Cheap 1996

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Character: Juke Box Danny

Butter 1998

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Character: Max Targenville

Charades 1998

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Character: Sal Bianculli

My Husband's Secret Life 1998

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Character: Agent Nick Halton

Sonic Impact 2000

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Character: John Tykor

Bad Guys 2000

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Character: Mickey Vernon

The Unscarred 2000

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Character: Matt Forman

Hidden War 2000

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Character: Mr. Hanover

Vigilante Diaries 2016

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Character: Pastor Gil

Voiceless 2015

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Character: Agent Bradley Scott

The Terrorist 2015

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Character: Detective Defazio

Chill 2007

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Character: Joe Massa

BitterSweet 1999

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Character: Capt. Grill

Redemption 2002

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Character: Ziggy Rotella

Detour 1998

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Character: Agent Scott Gariola

Black Mass 2015

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Character: Frank Salvo

Malama Ka Aina 2010

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Character: Captain Billy Fender

Broken Trail 2006

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Character: Janos Korda

Friday the 13th 1987

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Character: Bob Madden

Not a Stranger 2016

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Character: Robert Franzine

Pilot 0

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Character: Warren Pemberton

The Story of Owe 0

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Character: Joey Salucci

Wrecking Crew 0

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Directing

Character: Bob Madden

Not a Stranger 2016

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Writing