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James Russo

James Russo was born in New York City and attended NYU, where he wrote and starred in a prize-winning short film called The Candy Store.

He has played memorable roles on film and in live theater, with his motion-picture credits including Donnie Brasco, Bad Girls, Dangerous Game, Cold Heaven, My Own Private Idaho, A Kiss before Dying, State of Grace, We're No Angels, China Girl, Extremities, The Cotton Club, Beverly Hills Cop, Once Upon A Time in America, Exposed, Vortex, Fast Times at Ridgemont High and A Stranger is Watching.

On stage, he has been seen in Welcome to Andromeda, Deathwatch, Marat/Sade and Extremities, which earned him a Theatre World Award.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

James Russo Facts

Birth NameJames Vincent Russo
BirthdayApril 23, 1953 (69)
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.