Leon Russom Biography

Birthday: 1941-12-06
Place of Birth: Little Rock, Arkansas
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m) Mini Biography Best
Wiki Biography: Best known as Prison Break's General Jonathan Kranz (Padman) and the Malibu police chief in The Big Lebowski, Russom was, for twenty-two years, a New York stage actor whose day job was soaps with long tenures as Joe Taylor on Love Is A Many Splendored Thing, Willis Frame on Another World and Jack Darling on All My Children. The feature No Way Out brought Russom to Los Angeles in 1987. A year later, after starring opposite Carol Burnett in Hostage, he moved to LA permanently to star in NBC's TV101. Emmy nominated for the television film Long Road Home, Russom has continued his theatrical activity in Los Angeles (and Broadway) while establishing himself as a presence in episodic television and feature films. He recently completed shooting on True Grit, his second film with Joel and Ethan Coen.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
TV 101 Principal Edward Steadman 1988 - 1989
Kinderfluisteraar, De Chief in Command 2011
Wolfpack of Reseda Waylon 2012 Comedy
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
True Grit Sheriff 1969 Fantasy, 0
Silver Bullet 1985 Reality Tv, 0
Hotshot Coach 1987 Drama
Fresh Horses 1988 0, Biography
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country 1991 Action, Mystery, Sci Fi
A Private Matter 1992
Midnight Runaround 1994 Action, Adventure, Comedy
Alien Nation: Body and Soul 1995 Sci Fi
Goldilocks and the Three Bears Joshua Crane 1996 Comedy
Reasons of the Heart Drew Hadley 1998
Witness Protection 1999 Crime, Drama
Buttleman 2003
Fuzz Track City Victor Swick 2012 Mystery
Lost on Purpose Gene Lee 2013 Drama
No Way Out 2015 0
The Binding Minister Uriel 2016 Game Show, Reality Tv
The Midnighters Victor 2017