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Tim Russ

At the 2004 Motor City Comic Con.
Birth name Timothy Darrell Russ
Born June 22, 1956 (1956-06-22) (age 51)
Flag of the United States Washington, D.C., U.S.

Timothy Darrell Russ (born on June 22, 1956 in Washington, DC)[1] is an American actor, film director, screenwriter, and musician. He is best known for his roles on "Samantha Who?" and Star Trek: Voyager as Lieutenant Commander Tuvok. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... A car from 1956 Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... For other uses, see Washington, D.C. (disambiguation). ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... A car from 1956 Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... Director Herbert Brenon with actress Alla Nazimova on the set of War Brides, 1916 A director is a person who directs the making of a film. ... Screenwriters, scenarists, or script writers, are authors who write the screenplays from which movies and television programs are made. ... “Instrumentalist” redirects here. ... Samantha Who? is an American television comedy series starring Emmy winner Christina Applegate, and created by Cecelia Ahern and Don Todd. ... The starship Voyager (NCC-74656), an Intrepid-class starship. ... In the Royal Navy, United States Navy and United States Coast Guard, a lieutenant commander (lieutenant-commander or Lt Cdr in the RN) is a commissioned officer superior to a lieutenant and inferior to a commander. ... Lieutenant Commander Tuvok, played by Tim Russ, is a character on the television series Star Trek: Voyager. ...

Contents

Biography

Early life

Career

Writer

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Director

  • Star Trek: Voyager episode: Living Witness
  • Star Trek: Of Gods and Men (2007 fan production)
  • Plugged short film satirizing advertising (2007 in final edits)

Living Witness is an episode of Star Trek: Voyager, the 23rd episode of the fourth season. ... A plug is: a device which is designed to stop a fluid from flowing through a hole. ...

Musician

Russ's band went head-to-head in a competition with Howard Stern's band the Losers on an episode of Stern's radio show. The judges ultimately crowned Stern's band the winners. Only a Dream in Rio CD The premiere CD featuring 4 songs sung by Tim Russ. ... Kushangaza CD Released March 2001. ... This article is a biography of Howard Stern as an individual; for information regarding his radio show see The Howard Stern Show. ...


The music video for the song "Kushangaza" can be seen as part of the Special Features for season 2 of Star Trek: Voyager - highlight part of the ship on page 3 of the features menu.


Star Trek

Russ has been extensively involved in the Star Trek franchise, as a voice and film actor, writer, director and producer. He played several minor roles before landing the role as the main character Tuvok. Russ originally screen-tested for the role of Geordi La Forge on Star Trek: The Next Generation before gaining the role of Tuvok. Lieutenant Commander Tuvok, played by Tim Russ, is a character on the television series Star Trek: Voyager. ... Geordi La Forge is a regular character in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, played by LeVar Burton. ...


While many Trek actors claim to have had little interest in the franchise before they signed on for their role, Russ went into Voyager as a dedicated Trekkie with an extensive knowledge of Vulcan lore. In various interviews, the show's writers have described their occasional clashes with Russ over realistic behavior for a Vulcan, with Russ typically insisting on following continuity. This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... It has been suggested that Tplana-hath be merged into this article or section. ...


Aside from Tuvok, Russ has played:

The character Tuvix, a one episode transformation of Tuvok in Voyager, was played by Tom Wright. Nicknamed Die Hard on a Starship by Trek fans, this action-packed episode features Picard in a one-man battle with terrorists who invade the evacuated Enterprise. ... Invasive Procedures is the fourth episode of the second season of the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. ... Star Trek: Generations (Paramount Pictures, 1994, see also 1994 in film) is the seventh feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ... The Mirror Universe (MU) is a fictional parallel universe in which the plots of several Star Trek television episodes take place, named for Mirror, Mirror, the original series episode in which it first appeared. ... In the sadistic, evil, and brutal mirror universe, Sisko must assume the role of his dead counterpart in order to save the mirror version of his late wife. ... Tuvix is a fictional character in the Star Trek universe. ... Tom Wright (born November 29, 19?? in Englewood, New Jersey) is an American film, television and theater actor. ...


Russ's 1994 appearance on the Enterprise-B in Generations can cause viewer confusion, as it was later established in the Voyager episode "Flashback" that Russ's character Tuvok was a serving Starfleet Ensign on the USS Excelsior during the events of the previous film Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, which predated the Enterprise-B. As the Enterprise-B officer was portrayed with human ears it cannot be the early Tuvok, therefore the possibility arises of Tuvok having had a serving human lookalike in Starfleet. Ensign is a commissioned rank of the Starfleet in the fictional universe of Star Trek. ... The USS Excelsior in 2293. ... Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (Paramount Pictures, 1991; see also 1991 in film) is the sixth feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ...


As a result of his multiple character appearances, Russ is one of only two actors to have appeared with 4 out of 5 captains of the Star Trek series programmes, the other being Jonathan Frakes (Commander Riker). Jonathan Frakes (born August 19, 1952) is an American actor and director best known for his portrayal of Commander William T. Riker in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and David Xanatos on Disneys Gargoyles. ...


In 1995 Russ co-wrote the story for the Malibu Comics Star Trek: Deep Space Nine issues 29 and 30, with Mark Paniccia. Russ performed voice acting roles as Tuvok for the computer games Star Trek: Voyager: Elite Force and Star Trek: Elite Force II; and for the machinima animated feature film Borg War (2006). Russ is also the director and one of the stars of the fan series Of Gods and Men, which will be released in December 2007. Malibu Comics was a comic book publisher in the late 1980s and early 1990s, best known for its Ultraverse line of superhero titles. ... Space station Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (ST:DS9 or STDS9 or DS9 for short) is a science fiction television series produced by Paramount and set in the Star Trek universe. ... A scene from the popular machinima series Red vs. ...


Russ's character name D.C. Montana in The Highwayman was a spoof of the name of regular Trek writer D.C. Fontana. The Highwayman is an action, science fiction, television series, created and produced by Glen A. Larson, that ran on the NBC Network in 1988. ... Dorothy Catherine D.C. Fontana, is a screenplay writer, best known for her work in the Star Trek television franchise, produced by Paramount Studios. ...


Personal life

Filmography

Also in 1986-87 he was in an episode of the New Twilight Zone, starring Martin Balsam, Dennis Haskins (Mr. Belding from Saved by the Bell) and Jenny Agutter, though Russ' role was minor, he basically played a Star Trek-type role as it was about a space mission by humans that had left Earth returning it to make sure there was no life so that they could mine the earth for resources. Samantha Who? is an American television comedy series starring Emmy winner Christina Applegate, and created by Cecelia Ahern and Don Todd. ... iCarly is an American sitcom which premiered on September 8, 2007 on Nickelodeon and it first aired on YTV a month later on October 8, 2007. ... Live Free or Die Hard (released as Die Hard 4. ... For other uses, see General Hospital (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Without a Trace (disambiguation). ... The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is a U.S. government organization responsible for investigation of accidents involving aviation, highway, marine, pipelines and railroads in the United States. ... For other uses, see Hannah Montana (disambiguation). ... Twenty Good Years is an NBC sitcom starring Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow, Heather Burns and Jake Sandvig that ran from October 11, 2006 until November 1, 2006 The series had also been slated to air on CTV in Canada John Lithgow played John Mason, a surgeon forced into semi-retirement... ER is an Emmy-winning American serial medical drama created by novelist Michael Crichton and set primarily in the emergency room of fictional County General Hospital in Cook County, Chicago, Illinois. ... Bad movie by dumb professor. ... Space station Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (ST:DS9 or STDS9 or DS9 for short) is a science fiction television series produced by Paramount and set in the Star Trek universe. ... Star Trek: Generations (Paramount Pictures, 1994, see also 1994 in film) is the seventh feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ... The starship Voyager (NCC-74656), an Intrepid-class starship. ... Space station Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (ST:DS9 or STDS9 or DS9 for short) is a science fiction television series produced by Paramount and set in the Star Trek universe. ... This section has been identified as trivia. ... The title as it appeared in most episodes opening credits. ... Mr. ... The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an Emmy, BAFTA, and RTS-award winning popular American television sitcom that aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. ... Bird is a 1988 U.S. film directed by Clint Eastwood. ... Murphy Brown was an Emmy Award-winning American situation comedy which aired on CBS from November 14, 1988 to May 18, 1998, for a total of 247 episodes. ... The Highwayman is an action, science fiction, television series, created and produced by Glen A. Larson, that ran on the NBC Network in 1988. ... Pulse is a 1988 horror film written and directed by Paul Golding. ... Bold text Spaceballs is a 1987 science fiction parody film co-written, directed by, and starring Mel Brooks. ... Fire with Fire is a 1986 romantic drama film about a young woman from a catholic school who runs away with a escapee from a nearby prison camp. ... Crossroads is a 1986 cult film inspired by the legend of Robert Johnson. ... Martin Henry Balsam (November 4, 1919 – February 13, 1996) was an American actor. ... Saved by the Bell is an American sitcom that originally aired between 1989 and 1993. ...


References

  1. ^ Biography for Tim Russ. at the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on 2007-10-30.

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Tim Russ - Lieutenant Commander Tuvok (317 words)
Tim Russ stars as Tuvok, the Vulcan tactical/security officer of the starship U.S.S. Voyager.
Russ' first professional acting role came when he appeared in a PBS Masterpiece Theater production while still attending St. Edwards University in Austin, TX.
Russ had a long history with star trek even before landing the role of Tuvok, playing an alien terrorist in an episode of The Next Generation, a Vulcan on Deep Space Nine, and a Starfleet tactical officer in the feature film Star Trek: Generations.
Music of Tim Russ (932 words)
Tim says his music will always be there, and despite lots of new projects - mostly in the production area - he plans to continue devoting a certain percentage of his time to music.
Tim's second album, called "Tim Russ", by Crescendo Records (2000), where he is accompanied by Neil Norman and his "Cosmic Orchestra".
Tim does all the guitar work himself (rhythm, lead and acoustic guitar) in addition to the vocals, while Bill plays the keyboards and is in charge of the sequencing.
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