James Russell



Australia, Australia (Currently Overseas)


186 cm

Age Range



Australian, European

Career Highlights

James is a young actor who works in both screen and stage acting. He has starred as the lead in a number of short films including Love Actually Sucks, Little Miss Muffett and Dominic. On stage, James has landed lead roles in productions such as I’ll Be Fine and The Great Gatsby.

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
Undiscovered Country - Acting Intensive Workshop - 2016, Shane Bosher
Casting workshop with Terri De'Ath - 2015
Laban Movement Workshop - 2015, Michele Hine
Screen Acting Technique Workshop - 2015, Miranda Harcourt
The Actors' Process Workshop - 2015, Sara Wiseman
The Actors' Program - 2015
US Accent Workshop with Jaque Drew - 2015
US Accent Workshop with Jim McLarty - 2015
Casting Workshop - 2014, Rachel Bullock