James Russo Bio, Age, Wife, Movies, Family, Height, Weight, Net Worth

By | May 25, 2021

James Russo Biography

James Russo (James Vincent Russo) an American film and television actor known for his roles in the classic comedies, Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Beverly Hills Cop, and as well played a role in Once Upon a Time in America. His limelight 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.

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 Net Worth

Russo has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

James Russo Movies

  • 2017 Living Among Us
  • 2016 Vigilante Diaries
  • 2016 Voiceless
  • 2015 Voiceless
  • 2015 Black Mass
  • 2015 An American Hero
  • 2014 Perfect Sisters
  • 2014 Strike One
  • 2014 The Bag Man
  • 2013 Samuel Bleak
  • 2013 ive Thirteen
  • 2013 Chavez Cage of Glory
  • 2008 Born of Earth
  • 2008 Shoot First and Pray You Live (Because Luck Has Nothing to Do with It)
  • 2008 Break
  • 2007 Chill
  • 2007 Blue Lake Massacre
  • 2007 Machine
  • 2007 The Pink Conspiracy
  • 2007The Hit
  • 2007 On the Doll
  • 2006 All In
  • 2006 Broken Trail
  • 2006 Satanic
  • 2006 Shut Up and Shoot!
  • 2006 Blackwater Valley Exorcism
  • 2006 Cut Off
  • 2005 One Among Us
  • 2005 Come as You Are
  • 2005 Confessions of a Pit Fighter
  • 2004 Target

James Russo Height and Weight

Russo stands tall at a height of 1.78 m and has an average body weight.

James Russo Family

Russo was raise up along with his two brothers; Daniel Russo and Thomas Russo. Information about his parents are publicly unavailable.

James Russo Wife

Russo married his wife Bettina Russo in April 1995. They duo are blessed with two children namely; Dominic Russo and Nicholas Russo.


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