Leon Russom

Born Dec 6, 1941

Leon Russom is an American Emmy-nominated actor. Russom has appeared in numerous television shows, particularly soap operas. He portrayed Admiral Toddman and the Starfleet Commander-in-Chief in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. More recently, he has appeared in shows such as Jericho, Prison Break, and Cold Case. Russom has also worked with the Coen brothers twice, playing bit parts in The Big Lebowski (1998) and True Grit (2010).… Read More

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1941 Birth Born on December 6, 1941.


1972 30 Years Old He subsequently appeared in another CBS soap opera, Love is a Many Splendored Thing as Joe Taylor from 1972-1973. … Read More


1991 49 Years Old In the 1991 Emmys Leon Russom received a nomination for his work in the category Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Special for his work on the 1991 television movie The Long Road Home. … Read More


2010 68 Years Old In 2010, he appeared on a Las Vegas television commercial. … Read More
2012 70 Years Old Russom is also a stage actor, and in 2012 was nominated for an LA Weekly Theater Award for his portrayal of "Hamm" in Samuel Beckett's Endgame at Los Angeles' Sacred Fools Theater Company, where he is currently serving as a co-Artistic Director for the company's sixteenth season, alongside fellow company members French Stewart and Alyssa Preston.
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