BiographyLiverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
Russell had his first taste of the acting bug after being cast as the lead in a BBC radio play at the age of 13. Despite receiving rave reviews in national press for his debut performance, he never followed it up after receiving advice that acting was 'not a proper job'. After finishing school, he went away to the University of Newcastle Upon-Tyne where he graduated with a Masters degree in Financial Analysis. Read more... passion lay in performing arts. After gaining a list of short film, theatre and TV credits, Russell decided to pack up his things and make the move to London to pursue his career in film and television.