James Russo Biography, Age, Wife, Movies, Net Worth

James Russo Biography

James Russo born as James Vincent Russo is an American film and television actor. He played roles in the classic comedies, Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Beverly Hills Cop, and also played a role in Once Upon a Time in America. His first big film break was as a convenience store robber in Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982).

James Russo Age

He was born on 23 April 1953 in New York City, New York, United States. He is 65 yars old as at 2018.

James Russo Height

The American actor stands at a height of 1.78 m.

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James Russo Family

He has two brothers; Daniel Russo and Thomas Russo. We have no records of his parents.

James Russo Wife | Bettina Russo

He married Bettina Russo in April 1995. They have two children.

James Russo Children

He has two children namely; Dominic Russo and Nicholas Russo.

James Russo Career

His first role in his acting career was in the Chicago Story film made for television in 1981. He then starred in many of the 1980s ‘ hit movies. His big break (but small role) came as a convenience store robber in the 1982 classic comedy film Fast Times at Ridgemont High.

He appeared in Beverly Hills Cop in 1984 as Mikey Tandino, a murdered friend of Axel Foley. He starred in The Cotton Club that same year and played small-time hood bugsy in Sergio Leone’s Once Upon a Time in America.

Russo’s other big role in the 1986 drama Extremities, opposite Farrah Fawcett, was as a brutal rapist. He starred in Freeway’s 1988 drama-suspense-thriller film.

His film roles in the 1990s included State of Grace (1990), A Kiss Before Dying (1991) and My Own Private Idaho (1991). Russo also played roles in the 1994 Western Bad Girls, the 1997 hit films The Postman, and Donnie Brasco. In 2009 he played a small role as a member of the gang of John Dillinger in Michael Mann’s Public Enemies.

He was reunited in the Western Open Range movie in 2003 with his co-star from The Postman, Kevin Costner. In many TV dramas and movies, including The Equalizer, Miami Vice, CSI, CSI: Miami and Las Vegas, he made guest appearances.

He starred with Brendan Sexton III, John Savage and Natasha Lyonne in the psychological thriller 7E in the summer of 2009. The movie was released on December 10, 2013. Russo played a supporting role in the 2012 film Django Unchained by Quentin Tarantino. He also appeared for “Of The Night” on Bastille’s music video.

James Russo Movies

Film

Year

Title

Role

2017

Living Among Us

Aaron

2016

Vigilante Diaries

Mr. Hanover

2016

Voiceless

Pastor Gil

2015

Voiceless

Pastor Gil

2015

Black Mass

Agent Scott Gariola

2015

An American Hero

2014

Perfect Sisters

Steve Bowman

2014

Strike One

Paul Fairfield

2014

The Bag Man

2013

Samuel Bleak

Charles Bleak

2013

Five Thirteen

Agent Acevedo

2013

Chavez Cage of Glory

Tony

2013

7E

Sam

2012

Django Unchained

Dicky Speck

2012

Revan

Stone

2011

Good God Bad Dog

Peter Elias

2011

Miss Bala

Jimmy

2011

The Dragon Warrior

Claudius

2011

Yellow Rock

Max Dietrich

2010

One in the Gun

Jimmy

2010

Dark Woods

Sheriff Demming

2010

Boy Wonder

Larry Childs

2010

Love Sick Diaries

Lorenzo De’mon

2009

Charlie Valentine

Rocco

2009

Never Surrender

Jimmy

2009

Public Enemies

Walter Dietrich

2009

Dreams and Shadows

John Brunette

2009

Taken by Force

2008

Little Red Devil

Mr. Trundell

2008

Dark World

Charlie

2008

Kings of the Evening

Ramsey

2008

Stiletto

Engelhart

2008

Deadwater

Commander Combs

2008

Born of Earth

Tom Reeser

2008

Shoot First and Pray You Live (Because Luck Has Nothing to Do with It)

Bob McGurk

2008

Break

The Father

2007

Chill

Detective Defazio

2007

Blue Lake Massacre

Sheriff Jack

2007

Machine

Butch

2007

The Pink Conspiracy

Cox

2007

The Hit

Mr. Santucci

2007

On the Doll

Janitor

2006

All In

Dr. Pennington

2006

Broken Trail

Captain Billy Fender

2006

Satanic

Eddie

2006

Shut Up and Shoot!

David Sanchez

2006

Blackwater Valley Exorcism

The Bishop

2006

Cut Off

Gonzo

2005

One Among Us

Ryan Brannigan (the Ex-Cop)

2005

Come as You Are

Benny

2005

Confessions of a Pit Fighter

Sharkey

2004

Target

Donovan

2004

Fallacy

2003

Stealing Sinatra

Frank Sinatra

2003

A Good Night to Die

Roy

2003

Paris

Leon King

2003

The Box

Frank Miles

2003

Open Range

Sheriff Poole

2002

Shattered Lies

Smiler

2002

The House Next Door

Carl Schmidt

2002

Redemption

Capt. Grill

2002

My Daughter’s Tears

Mr. Quinn

2001

Pendulum

Edward Mills

2001

Double Deception a.k.a. 24 Hours to Die

Snake

2000

Sonic Impact

Agent Nick Halton

2000

The Unscarred

Mickey Vernon

2000

Deep Core

Darryl Simmons

2000

Paper Bullets

John Rourke

2000

Hidden War

Matt Forman

2000

Bad Guys

John Tykor

1999

BitterSweet

Joe Massa

1999

Jimmy Zip

Otis Campbell

1999

The Ninth Gate

Bernie

1999

Diamonds

Damian

1998

Heist

Nick the Stick

1998

My Husband’s Secret Life

Sal Bianculli

1998

Butter a.k.a. Never 2 Big

Juke Box Danny

1998

Fait Accompli a.k.a. Voodoo Dawn

Luc

1998

Charades a.k.a. Felons

Max Targenville

1998

Detour

Ziggy Rotella

1997

Donnie Brasco

Paulie

1997

Laws of Deception

Gino Carlucci

1997

The Girl Gets Moe a.k.a. Love to Kill

Brannagin

1997

Under Oath

Warren Erickson

1997

The Postman

Idaho

1996

Livers Ain’t Cheap a.k.a. The Real Thing

Rupert Little

1996

No Way Home

Tommy

1996

American Strays

Eddie

1996

Small Time

Jerry

1995

The Secretary

Ted Burke

1995

Panther

Rodgers

1995

Condition Red

Dan Cappelli

1995

The Set Up

Kliff

1994

Bad Girls

Kid Jarrett

1993

Desperate Rescue: The Cathy Mahone Story

Don Feeney

1993

Trauma

Capt. Travis

1993

Da Vinci’s War

Mintz

1993

Double Deception

Jon Kane

1993

Dangerous Game

Francis Burns

1992

In the Shadow of a Killer

Charlie Van

1992

Illicit Behavior

Bill Tanner

1991

A Kiss Before Dying

Dan Corelli

1991

My Own Private Idaho

Richard Waters

1991

Cold Heaven

Daniel Corvin

1991

Intimate Stranger

Nick Ciccini

1990

State of Grace

DeMarco

1989

The Belt

Vittorio De Simone

1989

The Vineyard

Teddy

1989

We’re No Angels

Bobby

1988

The Blue Iguana

Reno

1988

Freeway

Frank Quinn

1987

China Girl

Alby

1986

Extremities

Joe

1984

Once Upon a Time in America

Bugsy

1984

Beverly Hills Cop

Mikey Tandino

1984

The Cotton Club

Vince Hood

1983

Exposed

Nick

1982

A Stranger Is Watching

Ronald Thompson

1982

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Robber

1982

Vortex

Anthony Demmer

Television

Year

Title

Role

2014-2015

Chicago Fire (season 3)

Papa Lullo

2012-2013

Vegas

Anthony ‘Red’ Cervelli

2009

Numb3rs

John Curtis

2009

Dark Blue

Robert Franzine

2008

The Capture of the Green River Killer

Jeb Dallas

2006

Las Vegas

Warren Pemberton

2006–2008

CSI: Miami

Joey Salucci

2005

Joan of Arcadia

James Karon

2004

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Sinclair

2004

Without a Trace

Michael Krauss

2000

Falcone

Victor Mura

1997

C-16: FBI

Frank Saretti

1991

Gabriel’s Fire

Charles Crowley

1988

Friday the 13th: The Series

Janos Korda

1987

Crime Story

Nat Martino

1985

The Equalizer

Police Detective

1985

Miami Vice

Frank Sacco

James Russo Net Worth

His net worth is estimated to be over $1 million.

James Russo Extremities

He played Joy’s role in extremities.

James Russo Django

He had a supporting role in Quentin Tarantino’s 2012 film Django Unchained.

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