Russell G. Jones

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Russell G. Jones is an Auldeco, Obie and SAG Award-winning actor that has been seen on stage (Samuel J. Friedman, Geffen Playhouse, Second Stage, The Public, Mark Taper Forum) on film (Motherless Brooklyn, Side Effects, Traffic, Detroit) and on TV (Godless, Last O.G., Law & Order and The Americans). As a multi-disciplined theater artist passionate... See full bio »

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Godless Hiram
Detroit Choir Master
Tommy Donn Cooper


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  Joyful (pre-production)
Burel Temple
  Queen of Glory (post-production)
Hezekiah Falusi
  Loleh (completed)
 2020 Tommy (TV Series)
Donn Cooper
- Cause of Death (2020) ... Donn Cooper
- This Is Not a Drill (2020) ... Donn Cooper
- Packing Heat (2020) ... Donn Cooper
- Free to Go (2020) ... Donn Cooper
- The Swatting Game (2020) ... Donn Cooper
 2019 The Boy in the Bush (Short)
 2019 Motherless Brooklyn
Reformer #2
 2019 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series)
Dean Hauser
- The Hidey Hole (2019) ... Dean Hauser
 2019 The Last O.G. (TV Series)
- Mama Said Knock You Out (2019) ... Pastor
 2019 Bull (TV Series)
Judge Easley
- Leave It All Behind (2019) ... Judge Easley
 2016-2018 The Americans (TV Series)
- Harvest (2018) ... Norm
- The Great Patriotic War (2018) ... Norm
- Mr. and Mrs. Teacup (2018) ... Norm
- Urban Transport Planning (2018) ... Norm
- Dead Hand (2018) ... Norm
 2018 Nigerian Prince
 2017 Godless (TV Mini-Series)
- Homecoming (2017) ... Hiram
- Shot the Head off a Snake (2017) ... Hiram
- Fathers & Sons (2017) ... Hiram
- Wisdom of the Horse (2017) ... Hiram
- The Ladies of La Belle (2017) ... Hiram
 2017 Sea Oak (TV Short)
Mr. Krupp
 2017 Detroit
Choir Master
 2016 The Night Of (TV Mini-Series)
- Subtle Beast (2016) ... Detective
 2016 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Howard Carpenter
- A More Perfect Union (2016) ... Howard Carpenter
 2016/I The Ticket
 2015 The Knick (TV Series)
Eye Doctor
- Ten Knots (2015) ... Eye Doctor
 2015 Louie (TV Series)
Airport Security Officer
- The Road: Part 1 (2015) ... Airport Security Officer
 2015 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Agent Colby
- Tom Connolly (No. 11) (2015) ... Agent Colby
 2015 Touched with Fire
Kiel (uncredited)
 2015/IV Pinch (Short)
 2014 A Most Violent Year
Cop #1
 2014 Palladium (Short)
 2013 Elementary (TV Series)
- Dead Man's Switch (2013) ... Attorney
 2013/I Side Effects
Jeffrey Childs
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
- Confidential (2010) ... Hopkins
 2006 Choking Man
Subway Man
 2006 The Saint of Avenue B (Short)
 2006 Single Black Female (Short)
 2005 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (Video Game)
Gil (voice)
 2005 Turntable
 2005 Cement (Short)
 2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
- In the Dark (2004) ... Gil
 2000 Traffic
 1999 When Stars Fall (Short)
 1998 Spin City (TV Series)
- Quest for Fire (1998) ... Wakim
 1998 Law & Order (TV Series)
Raymond 'Ray-Ray' Davis
- DWB (1998) ... Raymond 'Ray-Ray' Davis
 1997 Squeeze
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He acted in Lynn Nottage's play, "Ruined", in a Manhattan Theatre Club production at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Saidah Arrika Ekulona in the cast. Kate Whoriskey was the director. Dominic Kanza composed the original incidental music.


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He was nominated for a 2009 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for "Ruined", at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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