Mostly Credited As: Tim Russ
Sometimes Credited As: Timothy Russ
Birth Name: Timothy Darrell Russ
Date Of Birth: June 22, 1956 (Age 59)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Washington, District of Columbia
Height: 6' (1.82 m)
Tim was born on June 22, 1956, in Washington, D.C., to Air Force officer Walt and his wife Josephine. Over the years Tim and his younger siblings Michael and Angela grew up on several mlitary bases all over the world. During all of these moves, he graduated from Izmir High School in Turkey, and received his diploma from Rome Academy, in New York. Afterward graduating high school he attended Saint Edwards University and earned a B.S. in Theater Arts but continued his studies with a full scholarship to continue theater studies at Illinois State University.
Tim's very first professional job came while attending St. Edward's University in Austin, TX where he appeared in a PBS Masterpiece Theater production, but he didn't seriously start pursuing an acting career full time until 1985.
Tim is best known for his role on Star Trek: Voyager as the ever stiff, but likable Vulcan security officer Tuvok, and also for his many varied roles & work as a scifi director. Tim is also a highly accomplished musician and has released several albums over the last few years.
Tim currently resides in Los Angeles, CA where his whole family is also located. Besides making the occasional acting appearance, and playing with his band Tim has been primarily focusing on writing/directing new films.