Leon Russom

Leon Russom

Highest Rated: 96% True Grit (2010)

Lowest Rated: 0% Fresh Horses (1988)

Birthday: Dec 06, 1941

Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

Longtime stage, television and film actor Leon Russom is best known for his extensive theater work and his role on the series "Prison Break." His first professional job was on the soap opera "Guiding Light." During his early TV career days, Russom continued to work in theater and in 1983 he landed another soap opera, "All My Children." Throughout the 1980s he appeared in numerous films including "No Way Out," "The Rescue," "Silver Bullet," and "Hotshot." After starring in the TV film "Hostage," Russon moved to Los Angeles where he joined the series "TV101." In 1991 he appeared in the feature film "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country" and later worked on the films "Double Dragon" and "The Phantom." In 1998 he appeared in one of his most well known roles as the police chief in "The Big Lebowski," directed by the Coen Brothers. In 2006, he joined the series "Prison Break" in a recurring role, appearing in 30 episodes of the show. He earned an Emmy nomination for the television film "Long Road Home."

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
29% 43% Bethany Doctor Merman (Character) - 2017
No Score Yet 100% The Midnighters Victor (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet 24% The Binding Minister Uriel (Character) - 2015
No Score Yet 73% Lost on Purpose Gene Lee (Character) - 2012
96% 85% True Grit Sheriff (Character) $171M 2010
60% 72% Witness Protection Reedy (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet 100% A Wing and a Prayer Vernon Spencer (Character) - 1998
83% 93% The Big Lebowski Malibu Police Chief (Character) $17.4M 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Reasons of the Heart Drew Hadley (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Childhood Sweetheart? Lt. James Walker (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Goldilocks and the Three Bears Joshua Crane (Character) - 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Broken Pledges: The Eileen Stevens Story Roy Stevens (Character) - 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Moment of Truth: Broken Pledges Roy Stevens (Character) - 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 Bob Hamilton (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Matlock: The Evening News Doug Levitt (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet 44% A Private Matter Steve Morris (Character) - 1992
82% 83% Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Chief in Command (Character) $71.7M 1991
0% 33% Fresh Horses Kyle Larkin (Character) $6.4M 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hostage Grady (Character) - 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hotshot Coach (Character) - 1986
45% 56% Silver Bullet Bob Coslaw (Character) $10.8M 1985
No Score Yet 20% Judgement: The Court Martial of Lt. William Calley Unknown (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Migrants Doctor (Character) - 1974

TV

Credit
60% 79% Prison Break Unknown (Guest Star) 2006-2009
90% 82% Bones Archbishop Stephen Wallace (Guest Star) 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cold Case Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
50% No Score Yet Smith Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
54% 82% Jericho Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
85% 88% Alias James Lehman (Guest Star) 2005
84% No Score Yet NYPD Blue William Crawford (Guest Star) 2004 1995
No Score Yet 86% Navy NCIS Mr. Donaldson (Guest Star) 2004
9% No Score Yet 10-8: Officers on Duty Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Becker Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dragnet Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet JAG Unknown (Guest Star) 2002 1997
75% 95% The West Wing Network News President (Guest Star) 2002
75% 85% The X-Files Detective Miles (Guest Star) 2000 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Practice Unknown (Guest Star) 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Diagnosis Murder Unknown (Guest Star) 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Nash Bridges Unknown (Guest Star) 1999
33% No Score Yet The Magnificent Seven Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sentinel Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Client Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Nowhere Man Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
100% No Score Yet Strange Luck Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
88% 95% Seinfeld Clayton (Guest Star) 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
90% 86% Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Adm. Toddman (Guest Star) 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Matlock Unknown (Guest Star) 1992-1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jake and the Fatman Unknown (Guest Star) 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet 21 Jump Street Ohanian (Guest Star) 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Equalizer Unknown (Guest Star) 1987-1988

QUOTES FROM Leon Russom CHARACTERS

Malibu Police Chief says: Mr. Treehorn tells us that he had to eject you from his garden party; that you were drunk and abusive.

The Dude says: Mr. Treehorn treats objects like women, man.

Malibu Police Chief says: I don't like your jerk-off name, I don't like your jerk-off face, I don't like your jerk-off behavior, and I don't like you... jerk-off.

Malibu Police Chief says: I don't like your jerkoff name. I don't like your jerkoff face, I don't like your jerkoff behavior, and I don't like you, jerkoff. Do I make myself clear?

Malibu Police Chief says: I don't like your jerk-off name. I don't like your jerk-off face, I don't like your jerk-off behavior, and I don't like you, jerk-off. Do I make myself clear?

The Dude says: I'm sorry, I wasn't listening.

Malibu Police Chief says: (Throws coffee cup at The Dude's head)

Malibu Police Chief says: [Throws coffee cup at The Dude's head]

The Dude says: Ow! Fuckin' fascist!