James Vincent Russo is an American film and television actor. He has appeared in over 156 films in three decades.
Russo was born in New York City, New York. A graduate of New York University , he wrote and starred in the prizewinning short film, The Candy Store. Before his first break in acting, he drove for a cab company and was also a gravedigger. He was raised in Flushing, New York and spent his formative years on 156th street .