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Russell Hornsby Biography

Birth Place:
Oakland, California, United States

Fast Facts

  • Spent a summer after graduating college at the Britsh American Drama Academy in Oxford, England
  • Has done many theater projects, including roles in productions of To Kill a Mockingbird, Joe Louis Blues and Six Degrees of Separation
  • At the Spirit & Truth Conference, described his Lincoln Heights role of Eddie Sutton as "one of the most important roles I've ever taken on
  • " In an interview with SoulOfAmerica, he said his Lincoln Heights role has made him a role model and that he embraces that
  • Was initially surprised at Lincoln Heights renewal because of his track record on TV: Lincoln Heights is his fifth series, but his first series that made it past one season
  • Enjoys traveling


  • 2016Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated


  • Denise Hornsby -- Wife