Tim Russ

Tim Russ

TIM RUSS has been working within the entertainment industry for over thirty years.  His talents encompass a wide spectrum of the performing arts including composing, music (guitar & vocals), acting, writing, directing, voice-over and producing.  Mr. Russ received his B.S. in Theater at St. Edward’s University Austin TX, and completed one year of post graduate work in theater at Illinois State University.

As an actor, Mr. Russ has worked in a cross section of film and television.  His film credits include; “LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD,” “SPACEBALLS,” “STAR TREK: GENERATIONS,”  series regular roles on “THE HIGHWAYMAN,” “THE PEOPLE NEXT DOOR,” “STAR TREK-VOYAGER,” “SAMANTHA WHO,”  and “iCARLY.” He has also appeared in numerous stage plays including the original Los Angeles premier of  “DREAMGIRLS.”

Tim Russ has performed as a musician for over 40 years, playing rhythm, lead, and bass guitars, well as solo vocals.  His musical talents are showcased on three CD’s currently distributed through iTunes and CD Baby. As a writer/producer Mr. Russ currently shared the helm in the production  of the feature, “EAST OF HOPE STREET,” which won “Best Feature Film”, and “Best Actress” on the festival circuit.   He was also the recipient of the Sony Innovator’s Award for a commercial he produced entitled, “The Zone.”

Mr. Russ has also been active in the TV/Film directing arena with credits including the television series,  “STAR TREK: VOYAGER,”  and the feature films, “STAR TREK: OF GODS AND MEN,”  “NIGHT AT THE SILENT MOVIE THEATER,” "RENEGADES, " “JUNKIE,” the award winning web series, "BLOOMERS,” and a collection of short stories he has written and directed entitled, “FRAME OF MIND," Volumes I & II.  

Mr. Russ has also received and EMMY AWARD for his directing on several commercials for the FBI. Mr. Russ has expanded his performing talents to include voice-over. His recent V.O. credits include;  Cartoon Network's, “SYMBIONIC TITANS,”  6 audio books, a number of video games, and several radio commercials.  He has also co-produced a musical 
children’s book and CD entitled, “BUGSTERS,” which won the National Parenting Award, and is featured on the playlist for the Fisher Price Mp3.