Leon Russom
American actor
Leon Russom
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).
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Prison Break – Staffel 3 - Kinofilme.com
Google News - over 5 years
Susan B. aka Gretchen Morgan (Jodi Lyn O'Keefe), Sammy (Laurence Mason), der General (Leon Russom), Sofia (Danay Garcia) – sie alle sind bedauerlicherweise kein tatsächlich würdiger Zuwachs zur Besetzung von Prison Break. Wo T-Bag (Robert Knepper),
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Cinema all'aperto a Cherasco: 4 film dal 28 luglio al 5 agosto - targatocn
Google News - over 5 years
Regia di un film di Joel ed Ethan Coen, con Jeff Bridges, Hailee Steinfeld, Josh Brolin, Matt Damon, Barry Pepper, Paul Rae, Jarlath Conroy, Domhnall Gleeson, Elizabeth Marvel, Ed Corbin, Dakin Matthews, Joe Stevens, Leon Russom, Mary Anzalone,
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THE TEXAS TRIBUNE; An Actor Known by Face Lends Voice to 'True Grit'
NYTimes - about 6 years
For nearly 17 years, Joe Stevens managed what for so many others has been impossible: He eked out a modest but steady living as one of those actors whose name you don't know but whose face you seem to see everywhere. After graduating from the University of Texas in 1986, he founded a theater company in Austin called Cro-Magnum, which in turn led to
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WHAT'S ON TODAY
NYTimes - almost 8 years
9 P.M. (National Geographic) DOG WHISPERER Cesar Millan ventures inside the world of puppy mills, where each year millions of dogs are mass-produced and where neglect and abuse often run rampant. Using hidden cameras, members of Last Chance for Animals, an animal-rights group, spot-check Los Angeles County kennels and rescue 11 dogs discarded by
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WHAT'S ON TODAY
NYTimes - almost 8 years
8 P.M. (Sundance) LADETTE TO LADY Eight new rule-breaking, downright rotten party girls, left, head to Eggleston Hall, a former 1950s English finishing school, to uncover the refined women that lurk within. After being educated in the finer arts of gourmet cooking and baking, elocution, flower arranging, painting and side-saddle riding, the
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WHAT'S ON TODAY
NYTimes - almost 8 years
7 P.M. (Nicktoons) IRON MAN: ARMORED ADVENTURES Tony Stark, the heir to a billion-dollar fortune turned metal-clad superhero, models his high-tech outerwear in this new animated series created in conjunction with Marvel Entertainment. Unlike the Stark played by Robert Downey Jr. last year in the blockbuster film ''Iron Man,'' this Tony is a
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WHAT'S ON TODAY
NYTimes - almost 8 years
9 P.M. (Fox) PRISON BREAK The series, now in its final season, returns from hiatus to find Michael (Wentworth Miller) and Sara (Sarah Wayne Callies, above with Mr. Miller) hitchhiking to Miami and Lincoln (Dominic Purcell) meeting with Christina (Kathleen Quinlan), who warns him not to meddle in her plan to take over the Company. Meanwhile Pad Man
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What's On Today
NYTimes - over 8 years
8 P.M. (Logo) 365GAY NEWS SPECIAL: HARVEY MILK On Nov. 27, 1978, Milk, a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in California, and Mayor George Moscone were assassinated by Dan White, a former city supervisor who had recently resigned but wanted his job back. In this report Ross
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What's On ToDAY
NYTimes - over 8 years
9 P.M. (Bravo) FIRST CLASS ALL THE WAY Partridge hunting, anyone? Flying in the face of the economic meltdown, this new series is an exercise in excess. Sara Ryan Duffy, right, recently crowned an A-list travel agent by Travel & Leisure magazine, fulfills the outrageous demands of her well-heeled clients, starting by sending five wealthy,
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What's On Today
NYTimes - over 8 years
8:30 P.M. (Lifetime) RITA ROCKS Nicole Sullivan (above right, with Kelly Gould) plays Rita, a frazzled wife and mother who handles her identity crisis by forming a garage band with her letter carrier, Patty (Tisha Campbell-Martin), and her unemployed neighbor, Owen (Ian Gomez). Richard Ruccolo plays Jay, the husband with whom Rita would like to
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Review/Television; Destitution in the 1930's (No, It's Not "The Grapes")
NYTimes - about 26 years
It is probably not necessary for the country to be in a recession for network television to program a movie like "Long Road Home," a sort of bowdlerized spinoff of "The Grapes of Wrath," but it can't hurt. Viewers always like to be reminded that things could be worse, although today's alien migrant workers might not entirely agree. "Long Road
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Reviews/Television; High School Journalism Goes Video
NYTimes - about 28 years
LEAD: Take ''Welcome Back, Kotter,'' ''The White Shadow,'' ''Head of the Class'' and any other sitcom ever set in a high school, shake well and you could effortlessly come up with ''TV 101,'' the new series beginning at 8 o'clock tonight on CBS. In this case, we get a newly divorced teacher in his late 20's returning to his old high school to teach
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A Dropout Who Drops In
NYTimes - over 28 years
When Matt (Andrew McCarthy), a clean-cut college senior, first sets eyes on Jewel (Molly Ringwald), it is infatuation at first sight. She's in the kitchen of a Kentucky farmhouse where assorted low-lifes and students come together to drink beer, dance and play pool. Matt asks the pretty flame-haired Jewel if she lives there. ''No,'' she says, ''I
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THE STAGE: 'CHINA FISH' AT LAMB'S
NYTimes - over 30 years
DAVID MCFADZEAN'S drama ''The China Fish,'' set in 1975 in a southern Indiana town threatened by flood, depicts a family coming to terms with the death of an alcoholic father. Estranged from her daughter Val, Jenise (Mary Armstrong) is considering marrying Bud (Paul Collins), a local barber who dreams of converting her late husband's fishing tackle
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THEATER: LINNEY'S 'SAND MOUNTAIN'
NYTimes - almost 31 years
When it comes to writing about the ''hot blood and high jinks'' of country people in our border states, no one can touch Romulus Linney. Himself a transplanted Tennessean, Mr. Linney never patronizes his earthy source material. With generosity and humor, he shows his people in their natural plumage, living full lives in the shadow of desperation
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STAGE 'LAUGHING STOCK'
NYTimes - almost 33 years
Romulus Linney is a playwright with a rich, Faulknerian sense of humor. In the best tradition, he is a local colorist, taking regional characters and showing us how their lives are inextricably bound up with land, family and ancestral roots. The Manhattan Punch Line is fulfilling a valuable purpose by presenting three of Mr. Linney's one-act plays,
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STAGE: SNOO WILSON'S 'LYNCHVILLE'
NYTimes - about 34 years
THE British playwright, Snoo Wilson, is a satiric fantasist, often creating bizarre and anachronistic worlds that bear a striking resemblance to reality once removed. His new play, ''Our Lord of Lynchville,'' is an indictment of organized religion as represented by a television minister - a star in his own firmament - given to acts of hypocrisy
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STAGE: LINNEY'S 'PIXIE SHEDMAN'
NYTimes - about 36 years
AT one point in Romulus Linney's ''The Captivity of Pixie Shedman,'' the hero announces, ''Bad writing is bad enough; bad Southern writing is the worst.'' The audience giggles - very nervously. If Mr. Linney recognizes bad Southern writing when he sees it, why has he included so much of it in his new play? Surely this veteran dramatist (''The
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Timeline
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2012
    Age 70
    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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  • 2010
    Age 68
    In 2010, he appeared on a Las Vegas television commercial.
    More Details Hide Details He teamed with the Coen brothers once more to play a sheriff in True Grit.
  • FORTIES
  • 1991
    Age 49
    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.
    More Details Hide Details He starred as Titus Wardlow. Leon Russom's later work included many appearances in dramas, mainly legal or crime. He appeared in many TV shows in the 1990s and the early 2000s, including L.A. Law, Bones, Cold Case, Law & Order, JAG, NYPD Blue, John Doe, The X-Files, Dark Skies, and other shows. He played the police chief of Malibu in the Coen brothers' The Big Lebowski (1998). Recently he appeared in Prison Break as General Jonathan Krantz, head of The Company. His role in the series was initially minor, restricted to sporadic non-speaking appearances. But from the third season on, his role took on increasing importance, culminating in his becoming the main antagonist, right up to The Final Break
  • THIRTIES
  • 1972
    Age 30
    He subsequently appeared in another CBS soap opera, Love is a Many Splendored Thing as Joe Taylor from 1972-1973.
    More Details Hide Details Russom was the second actor to play the role of Willis Frame on the NBC soap, Another World a role that he kept for several years. His early film career included The Trial of the Catonsville Nine as David Durst and Stephen King's Silver Bullet. He also appeared on the TV show Mission: Impossible as Sam Evans.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1941
    Born
    Born on December 6, 1941.
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