Russell Hornsby

United States

Russell Hornsby Bio

Who is Russell Hornsby

Russell Hornsby (born May 15, 1974) is an American actor. He is popular in the world for his roles on ABC Family's Lincoln Heights, the HBO drama In Treatment and the NBC series Grimm.

Early Life (Childhood)

Hornsby was born in Oakland, California. He played as a football player at St. Mary's College High School. He also got his education from Oxford University's British Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Interesting Facts

Hornsby took part in running back Leon Taylor in ESPN's drama series Playmakers. He played his part in the Off-Broadway production of Jitney for which he won a Drama Desk Award and an Obie Award.

Personal Life

Hornsby and Denise Walker had a romantic relation for some years and they finally married on 1 August, 2008. They are believed to be happily living till date.


Hornsby won BendFilm Festival for Best Lead Actor - Male. He was also nominated in Black Reel Awards and NAMIC Vision Awards.