James Russell



Auckland, New Zealand


186 cm

Age Range




Also Represented in

United States of America

Career Highlights

Ash vs Evil Dead (TVD)
Renaissance Pictures
Role: Guest Role - Eps 1 and 2 Director: Various

The Actors' Program - One Year Intensive Course
Casting Workshop - Rachel Bullock

Dominic (SF)
Role: Dominic Director: Oscar Shaw

I'll Be Fine (Reprise) (Theatre)
Basement Theatre
Role: Jude Director: Ryan Knighton

Love Actually Sucks (SF)
Role: Morgan Director: James Russell

US Accent Workshop with Jim McLarty

US Accent Workshop - Jaque Drew

Feature Film.

2017Be FaithfulJimmy (Lead)Dir. Charlie Haskell

Short Film.

2015DominicDominic (Lead)Dir. Oscar Shaw
2015The Engagement PartyJesseDir. Kathy McRae
2014Little Miss MuffettCaptain (Lead )Animated Film
Dir. Linus Nelson
2014Love Actually SucksMorgan (Lead)Dir. James Russell
2014TubTim (Lead)Dir. Oscar Shaw
2013Shepherd in the DarkJames (Lead)Dir. Barnaby McIntosh


2016Ash vs Evil Dead Season 2BlakeRenaissance Pictures
Dir. Various
2014Girl vs BoyLuke (Guest)KHF Media


2017The Great GatsbyTom BuchananHowick Little Theatre
Dir. Laurie Mills
2016My Dad's BoyMeBATS Theatre
Dir. Ryan Knighton
2015I'll Be Fine (Reprise)Jude (Lead)Basement Theatre
Dir. Ryan Knighton
2015Love and InformationBasement Theatre
Dir. Cameron Rhodes
2015The ExperimentAlpha Girl The Basement
Dir. Nili Chowdhurry
2014I'll Be FineJude (Lead)Bats Theatre
Dir. Ryan Knighton
2014Second AfterlifeEthan (Lead)Bats Theatre
Dir. Kerryn Palmer
2013Chicago The MusicalBilly Flynn (Lead)Wellington East Girls' High School
Dir. Margaret McLeod
2013ShurikenJacko (Lead)Brierly Theatre
Dir. Emma Draper
2013Star Crossed Lovers From XanaduDirk (Lead)Brierly Theatre
Dir. Barnaby McIntosh
2012You've Got a Friend in YouDynasty Splint (Core)Theatre (Brierly)
Dir. Oscar Shaw


Dave Newman Masterclass - 2017, McSweeney Newman Casting
Self-tape Master class with Tandi Wright 2017 - 2017
Undiscovered Country - 2016 Acting Intensive Workshop - 2016, Shane Bosher
Laban Movement Workshop - 2015, Michele Hine
Screen Acting Technique Workshop - 2015, Miranda Harcourt
Terri De'Ath Casting workshop - 2015
The Actors' Process Workshop - 2015, Sara Wiseman
The Actors' Program - 2015
US Accent Workshop - Jaque Drew - 2015
US Accent Workshop with Jim McLarty - 2015
Casting Workshop - 2014, Rachel Bullock