Nipsey Russell

Born Sep 15, 1918
  • Actor
Julius "Nipsey" Russell was an American comedian, best known today for his appearances as a guest panelist on game shows from the 1960s through the 1990s, especially Match Game, Password, Hollywood Squares, To Tell the Truth and Pyramid. His appearances were distinguished in part by the short, humor...

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: Actor


: African American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Sep 15, 1918 - Oct 2, 2005 (87 years old)

Place of Birth

: Atlanta

Date of Death

: Oct 2, 2005

Place of Death

: New York City

Cause of Death

: Stomach cancer

Nipsey Russell Film Roles

  1. The Wiz
    Tin Man
  2. Wildcats
  3. Car 54, Where Are You?
    Police Captain Dave Anderson
    Car 54, Where Are You?
  4. Baby

Nipsey Russell TV Starring Roles

  1. Barefoot in the Park
  2. Your Number's Up
  3. The Dean Martin Show
  4. Car 54, Where Are You?
  5. The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast
    The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast

Nipsey Russell TV Guest Roles

  1. James and the Giant Speech
  2. Nipsey Russell / Lana Cantrell / George Skelton

Nipsey Russell TV Appearances

  1. Your Number's Up
  2. Juvenile Jury
    Juvenile Jury
  3. The Dean Martin Comedy World

Nipsey Russell Albums

  1. A Brand New Day / Liberation Ballet - A Brand New Day