Russ, Tim 1956-

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Russ, Tim 1956-


Full name, Timothy Darrell Russ; born June 22, 1956, in Washington, DC; son of Walt (an Air Force officer) and Josephine (a state government employee) Russ; children: Madison Camille. Education: St. Edwards University, Austin, TX, B.S., theatre arts and psychology; graduate theater studies at Illinois State University. Avocational Interests: Racquetball, scuba diving, astronomy, crossword puzzles.


Agent—Stone Manners Talent and Literary Agency, 6500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 550, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Manager—Gem Entertainment Group, 2530 Wilshire Blvd., 3rd Floor, Santa Monica, CA 90403.


Actor. Producer of "The Zone," a public service announcement about alcoholism; performer in bands as a singer and guitarist.


Planetary Society (Los Angeles).

Awards, Honors:

Feature Film Award (with Nate Thomas), best urban drama, New York International Independent Film and Video Festival, 1998, for East of Hope Street; Sony Innovators Award, for "The Zone"; Image Award, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), for Barabbas.


Stage Appearances:

Appeared as Marty, Dream Girls, Shubert Theatre, Los Angeles; in As You Like It, Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Normal, IL; Twelfth Night, Illinois Shakespeare Festival; Barabbas, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles; Cave Dwellers, Northern Theatre, Austin, TX; and Romeo and Juliet, Mary Tyler Moore Studios.

Film Appearances:

Jerry, Fire with Fire (also known as Captive Hearts), Paramount, 1986.

Robert Johnson, Crossroads, Columbia, 1986.

Jesse, Death Wish 4: The Crackdown, Cannon, 1987.

Trooper, Spaceballs, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1987.

Harris, Bird, Warner Bros., 1988.

Policeman, Pulse, Columbia, 1988.

Carter, Eve of Destruction, Orion Pictures, 1991.

A. D., Mr. Saturday Night, Columbia, 1992.

Jesse Younger, Night Eyes II (also known as Hour of Darkness and Night Eyes 2), Turner Home Entertainment, 1992.

Detective Chuck Roland, Dead Connection (also known as Final Combination and Lights Out), PolyGram Filmed Entertainment/Propaganda Films, 1994.

Lieutenant, Star Trek: Generations (also known as Star Trek 7), Paramount, 1994.

Himself, Trekkies (documentary), Paramount, 1997.

Casey, East of Hope Street, 1998.

The red shirt bandit, Roddenberry on Patrol (short), 2003.

Himself, Geeks (documentary), 2004.

Town clerk, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Image Entertainment, 2005.

Douglas, The Oh in Ohio, Cyan Pictures, 2006.

Diner manager, Unbeatable Harold, Visual Factory, 2006.

Voice of Tuvok, Borg War,, 2006.

Chuck Summer, Live Free or Die Hard (also known as Die Hard 4.0), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2007.

Tuvok, Star Trek: Of Gods and Men, 2007.

Film Work; Movies:

(With Nate Thomas) Producer, East of Hope Street, 1998.

Producer and director, Roddenberry on Patrol, 2003.

Director, Star Trek: Of Gods and Men, 2007.

Television Appearances; Series:

D. C. Montana, The Highwayman, NBC, 1988.

Answering machine guy, The People Next Door, CBS, 1989.

Tuvok, Star Trek: Voyager, UPN, 1995-2001.

Frank, Samantha Who?, ABC, 2007—.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Charlie Smith and the Fritter Tree, 1977.

Dixon, "Casebusters," The Disney Sunday Movie, ABC, 1986.

Sergeant Filton, Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story, CBS, 1986.

Timestalkers, CBS, 1987.

Marcellus, Roots: The Gift, ABC, 1988.

Doug Grant, Police Story: Cop Killer (also known as Cop Killer), ABC, 1988.

Roger Hamel, Who Gets the Friends?, CBS, 1988.

Miracle at Beekman's Place, NBC, 1988.

Julian Crumes, The Heroes of Desert Storm, ABC, 1991.

Deputy Ryan, Dead Silence (also known as Crash), Fox, 1991.

Arresting Behavior, 1992.

Joe Briggs, Journey to the Center of the Earth, NBC, 1993.

Lieutenant James, Bitter Vengeance, USA Network, 1994.

Himself, OB-1 (also known as Orbital Broadcast One), 2002.

Also appeared in Crime Busters; Final Combination; Life Stories; War Stories.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Sergeant Lemon, "The Mine," Vietnam War Story, HBO, 1987.

K. C., "Darryl Tevis," Lifestories, NBC, 1991.

The Please Watch the Jon Lovitz Show, Fox, 1992.

Inside the New Adventure—"Star Trek: Voyager," syndicated, 1995.

It's Hot in Here: UPN Fall Preview, UPN, 1996.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Salesperson, thirtysomething, ABC, 1987.

D. C. Montana, The Highwayman (also known as Terror on the Blacktop), 1987.

Ketnes, Alien Nation, Fox, 1989.

Billy Franklin, The Bakery, CBS, 1990.

Lieutenant Tuvok, Star Trek: Voyager—Caretaker (also known as Caretaker), UPN, 1995.

Marty, Twenty Good Years, NBC, 2006.

Frank, Samantha Who, ABC, 2007.

Also appeared as man number one, Monty.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Officer number two, "Kentucky Rye," The Twilight Zone (also known as The New Twilight Zone), CBS, 1985.

Sam, "Killer in the Halloween Mask," Hunter, 1985.

Security guard, "You Gotta Believe Me," Amazing Stories (also known as Steven Spielberg's "Amazing Stories"), NBC, 1986.

Pete, "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?," Jake and the Fatman, CBS, 1987.

Tyrone Washington, "The System," Starman, ABC, 1987.

Archer, "Voices in the Earth," The Twilight Zone (also known as The New Twilight Zone), CBS, 1987.

Ben Childers, "Days of Swine and Roses," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1987.

"Flippin' into Darkness," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1988.

Lieutenant Eric Parker, "Sticks and Stones," Beauty and the Beast, CBS, 1989.

Eugene, "Someday Your Prince Will Be in Effect: Parts 1 & 2," The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, NBC, 1990.

Jeff, "Sitting Pretty," Family Matters, ABC, 1990.

Rashad, "Conspiracy," Mancuso F.B.I., NBC, 1990.

Dr. Henry Picard, "Dust to Dust," Freddy's Nightmares (also known as Freddy's Nightmares: A Nightmare on Elm Street), syndicated, 1990.

Juror, "Marital Blitz," Cop Rock, ABC, 1990.

Juror, "No Noose Is Good Noose," Cop Rock, ABC, 1990.

Marcus Collins, "Those Were the Days," The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, NBC, 1992.

"The Rose Cadillac," Tequila and Bonetti, CBS, 1992.

Devor, "Starship Mine," Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1993.

First agent, "The Egg & I," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1993.

T'kar, "Invasive Procedures," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as DS9, Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: DS9), syndicated, 1993.

Microft, "Photon Bullet," SeaQuest DSV (also known as SeaQuest 2032), NBC, 1993.

Officer Taylor, "Burglar in the House," Living Single (also known as My Girls), Fox, 1993.

"Night Games," Dark Justice, 1993.

Victor, "Seoul Shake," Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, ABC, 1993.

Tuvok, "Through the Looking Glass," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as DS9, Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: DS9), syndicated, 1994.

Victor, "Wedding Bell Blues," Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, ABC, 1994.

"It's a Bad World after All," Melrose Place, Fox, 1994.

Monty, Fox, 1994.

Voice of Hobie Brown/Prowler, "Partners in Danger, Part 11: The Prowler," Spider-Man (animated), Fox, 1997.

Lieutenant Commander Toolock, "Author, Author," Star Trek: Voyager, UPN, 2001.

Juror, "The Real Thing," Any Day Now, Lifetime, 2002.

Dr. Medford, "Alone in a Crowd," ER, NBC, 2005.

Officer Jones, "The Job," Unfabulous, Nickelodeon, 2005.

Jerry Kemper, "Jeopardy," Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (also known as NCIS and NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service), CBS, 2006.

"Movie Aliens," Space Top 10 Countdown, Space Channel, 2006.

Marty, "The Elbow Incident," Twenty Good Years, NBC, 2006.

Dr. Trent, General Hospital, ABC, 2006-2007.

Phil Hansen, "Tail Spin," Without a Trace (also known as W.A.T.), CBS, 2007.

Dr. Meyer, "I Am Hannah, Hear Me Croak," Hannah Montana, Disney Channel, 2007.

Principal, "iPilot," iCarly, Nickelodeon, 2007.

Also appeared in Generations, NBC; The Young and the Restless, CBS.

Television Work; Episodic:

Director, cinematographer, and first assistant director, The Heartbreak Cafe, 1997.

Director, "Living Witness," Star Trek: Voyager (also known as Voyager), UPN, 1998.

Director, Psychic Investigators, Sci-Fi Channel, 2002.

Also worked as director, "A Bitter End," The F.B.I. Files.

Radio Appearances:

We Have No Home, 1998.


Video Work:

Director of Ballet 101—A Beginner Class.


Tim Russ, GNP-Crescendo, 2000.

Kushangaza, 2001.

Brave New World, 2003.

2nd Thoughts, 2007.

Also recorded Only a Dream in Rio.

Video Games:

Voice of Lieutenant Commander Tuvok, Star Trek: Voyager—Elite Force, Activision, 1999.

Voice of Lieutenant Commander Tuvok, Star Trek: Elite Force II, Activision, 2003.

Various voices, Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: Criminal Intent—The Video Game), Legacy Interactive, 2005.

(English version) Voice of Bandero, Lost Planet: Extreme Condition, Capcom Entertainment, 2006.

Audio Books:

(With others) Great Angel Fantasies: Nine Celestial Chronicles, Dove, 1996.

Star Trek: Vulcan's Heart, Simon & Schuster Audioworks, 1999.

The Genesis Wave, Book 1, Audioworks, 2000.

Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Genesis Wave: Book Two, Simon & Schuster Audio, 2001.

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Genesis Force, Simon & Schuster Audio, 2003.



(With Nate Thomas) East of Hope Street, 1998.



Astronomy, September, 2000, p. 44.

Sci-Fi TV, October, 1998.

Starlog, May, 1997.

Star Trek, April, 2000.

Star Trek Communicator, April, 1998, pp. 4-5.

TV Guide, July 15, 1995, p. 6.


Tim Russ Website,, April 21, 2008.