Tim Russ has been working as both an actor and musician for the past twenty-five years. His talents encompass a wide spectrum of the performing arts including composing, solo performance, writing, directing and producing. Mr. Russ received his B.S. in Theater at St. Edwards University Austin TX, and completed one year of post graduate work in theater at Illinois State University. As an actor, Mr. Russ has worked in a cross section of films and television. His acting credits include; BIRD, FIRE WITH FIRE, STAR TREK, series regular on THE HIGHWAYMAN, THE PEOPLE NEXT DOOR and Paramount Television's, STAR TREK-VOYAGER. He has also appeared in numerous stage plays including the Los Angeles premier of DREAMGIRLS. Tim has performed as a musician for over twenty-seven years, playing bass, acoustic and lead guitars well as solo vocals. His musical talents are showcased on a self-titled, Crescendo Records pop music CD, a follow up release entitled, KUSHANGAZA, and a new release entitled, 'Brave New World.' Mr. Russ is currently developing feature and television projects including, EAST OF HOPE STREET, which won 'Best Feature Film', and 'Best Actress' on the festival circuit. And was released theatrically in the U.S. He was the recipient of the Sony Innovator's Award for a commercial he produced entitled, 'The Zone.' Mr. Russ has also entered the TV/Film directing arena with credits including, STAR TREK: VOYAGER, HEARTBREAK CAFE, THE FBI FILES and two short films. Mr. Russ has also co-produced a children's audio book project entitled, BUGSTERS.