Who is Christopher Russell?
Christopher Russell is a Canadian actor, who is best known to the world as Barrett in the horror film “Land of the Dead” from 2005, and as Milton Richter in the action-adventure drama series “Star Trek: Discovery” (2017), and also as Panto Trost in the TV action-adventure comedy series “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency”, in addition to many other roles in his career spanning almost 25 years.
Christopher Russell Wiki- Age, Parents, Childhood, Education
Christopher Russell was born on the 8th January 1983, in Toronto, Ontario Canada; he is a son of British immigrant parents, who are the first generation Canadian. However, he hasn’t revealed their names nor spoken of whether he has siblings or not. On the other hand, Christopher was inspired to act from an early age and made his debut at only 12 years old.
Christopher’s acting debut happened in 1995, in the low-budget horror-thriller film “The Whispering”, starring Leif Garrett and Louise Stratten. He then went on hiatus, apparently for educational purposes, returning in 2004 with the role of God in the romantic comedy-drama series “Show Me Yours”. The same year he had a couple of minor roles, while in 2005 he was selected for the part of Barrett in the film “Land of the Dead”.
The film was a success, but Christopher couldn’t capitalize on its success, and continued making minor appearances in TV series and films throughout the 2000s. Some of the projects include the TV series “Bionic Woman” in 2007, then the film “Center Stage: Turn it Up” (2008), and the TV series “Supernatural”, among other series and films.
Rise to Prominence
With the start of the 2010s, Christopher’s career took a turn for the better, and started the new decade with the lead role in the award-winning action-comedy film “Gangster Exchange”, while from 2011 to 2012 he played Barry in a few episodes of the series “Flashpoint”.
Two years later he had a role in the Hallmark movie “Catch a Christmas Star”, while in 2014 he starred in the television movie “Midnight Masquerade”. He continued very successfully into recent years, as in 2015 he starred in the crime-drama film “Gone Tomorrow”, and then in the romantic comedy television film “Merry Matrimony”.
Nothing changed for Russell in 2016, as he co-starred in yet another romantic film “Love in the Vineyard”, with Emmanuelle Vaugier and Matthew MacCaull, and in the thriller-drama film “Newlywed and Dead”.
The same year he also had co-starring roles in the television movies “A Puppy for Christmas”, and “Gorgeous Morons”.
Christopher’s name started becoming more popular after a few roles in television films, and in 2017 he was selected for the part of Panto Trust in the TV series “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency”, while the following year he was Wes Robinson in the television movie “My Perfect Romance” (2018), and played Jack in the TV series “UnREAL”.
In the last couple of years, Christopher has moved to the US from his native Canada, and in 2018 starred in the television movie “Forever Christmas”, and in 2019 in another television movie “Love Unleashed”, and “Christmas Unleashed”. He is now working on several projects, including the television film “Nature of Love”, releasedin April 2020, while he is also working on the film “When It Rains It Pours”, which is in post-production.
Christopher Russell Net Worth, Height, Weight, and Appearance
Christopher has been on the rise in the last few years and his wealth has increased by a large margin.
According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Russell’s net worth is as high as $1.6 million, as of early 2020.
Christopher is known for his height, as he stands at 6ft 2ins (1.88m) tall, and while his weight is unknown, he has an athletic build. Christopher’s hair is brown and he has blue eyes.
Christopher Russell Personal Life, Dating, Is He Married?
Christopher is of those celebrities who tend to hide information about their love life. However, we have learned that he has been a married man for over 15 years, but has somehow managed to keep his wife’s name a secret; they have a daughter in 2013 and a son in 2015.
Christopher Russell News, Facts
Christopher has become a television movie star in the last few years and many magazines have spoken with him about his plans and already accomplished success. Most recently, he was mentioned by the International Business Times, because of the upcoming film “Nature of Love”, which is expected to be yet another success.
Christopher is an animal lover, and in addition to his work with different animals on the screen, he also gladly spends time with dogs. He is active on Instagram on which he posts pictures from his personal life, especially with his wife and children.