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Nipsey Russell (1918–2005)

Actor | Soundtrack | Writer

Nipsey Russell was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1918. He got his start in Rock and Roll Review and other music revues in the 1950s. In the 1960s Russell achieved his first major role as Officer ... read full biography
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Sep 15, 1918 (died Oct 2, 2005) | 5' 9" (1.75m)
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132 titles
Released Film and Video (6 titles) Budget Opening Weekend Gross
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Car 54, Where Are You? (1994)
Police Capt. Dave Anderson Police Capt. Dave Anderson   See fewer
$11MM
$791K
$1.2MM
$1.2MM
Posse (1993)
Snopes Snopes   See fewer
$10MM
$5.3MM
$18MM
$18MM
Wildcats (1986)
Edwards Edwards   See fewer
$5.5MM
$26MM
$26MM
Nemo (1984)
Mr. Rip / Benjamin Mr. Rip / Benjamin   See fewer
The Wiz (1978)
Tinman, Performer ("What Would I Do If I Could Feel?", "Slide Some Oil To Me", "Ease On Down The Road #2", "Ease On Down The Road #3", "Be A Lion", "Everybody Rejoice/A Brand New Day") Tinman, Performer ("What Would I Do If I Could Feel?", "Slide Some Oil To Me", "Ease On Down The Road #2", "Ease On Down The Road #3", "Be A Lion", "Everybody Rejoice/A Brand New Day")   See fewer
$24MM
$21MM
$21MM
Wiz on Down the Road (1978)
(Short) - Tinman Tinman   See fewer
Archive Footage (5 titles)
The History of Comedy (2017)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 2017) Himself (1 episode, 2017)   See fewer
One Nation, Under Comedy (Jul 16, 2017) Season 1, Episode 5 - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
The Yellow Brick Road and Beyond (2009)
(Video) - Tin Man (archive footage) Tin Man (archive footage)   See fewer
As Seen On (1998– )
(TV Series) - Himself Himself   See fewer
Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America (1993)
(TV Special) - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
The Great Standups (1984)
(TV Movie) - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
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