Tim Russ

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Quotes (6)

  • Tim Russ: I do enjoy doing comedy. It is a bit more of a challenge but it can be a lot of fun.

  • (asked about working with Paramount) Tim Russ: Well, yeah, you know, if anyone brings you back to work more often, they’re a good family! Plus, they’ve given me a lot of other opportunities outside of acting which is just great, and very rare, I might add! I am deeply indebted to them for giving me the opportunity to do those other things.

  • (about how life will be in the future) Tim Russ: A hundred years from now it will not matter what your bank account was, what sort of house you lived in, or what kind of car you drove; but the entire world may be different because you made a difference in a child’s life.

  • (asked about his musical role models) Tim Russ: One particular artist I'd love to jam with would be Carlos Santana. I would also like to jam with Peter Gabriel. Both of them have been role models for me.

  • (on staying in touch with the cast of "Star Trek: Voyager" after the show has ended) Tim Russ: I stay in touch primarily with Ethan Phillips. The others I run into occasionally at conventions, but otherwise we don't socialize that much, and we never really did during the series run.

  • Tim Russ: Acting is full of uncertainty. It's not a very secure lifestyle, but it is an exciting one.

Trivia (25)

  • Tim read for the audiobooks Great Angel Fantasies: Nine Celestial Chronicles in 1996 and Star Trek: Vulcan's Heart in 1999.

  • He appeared in productions of Dream Girls, at L.A.'s Shubert Theater, As You Like It, Twelfth Night, Macbeth, and Cave Dwellers.

  • In the movie Spaceballs (1987), he played a trooper and only had one line to say "We ain't found s**t!". He lent his voice to the character Lone Gunslinger Vulture in the movie Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006).

  • Tim Russ' Favorites: • "Star Trek" Novel - The Disinherited • Comic - Far Side • Animated Series - The Simpsons • Actors - Sidney Poitier, William Marshall • TV Channels - Discovery Channel, PBS, The Learning Channel • Authors - Stephen King, Greg Bear, Arthur C. Clarke, Michael Crichton • Movies - Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan, Alien

  • For each episodes of "Star Trek: Voyager", it took 40 minutes to put his Vulcan make up.

  • In October 2003, he wrote an article entitled "Stars on the Stars" for Astronomy Magazine.

  • He raised $1,200 with a variety of small on-line auctions for the benefit of Zenith Youth Homes in Inglewood, CA.

  • He directed the movie Star Trek: Of Gods and Men (2006). He directed, wrote, and produced the award-winning independent feature film, East of Hope Street in 1998. He directed a sci-fi short film entitled, Deja Vu that he wrote for Robert Michael Conrad Productions, featuring Chase Masterson and Garrett Wang.

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