Christopher Russell - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 22, 2022

Christopher Russell
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Star Trek: Discovery (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $1.6 million

Personal Details

Born on : January 8, 1983 (age 41)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Christopher Russell
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Horoscope: Capricorn
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Ethnicity: English
Nationality: Canadian


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife's Name: Tailor James
Children: 2

one daughter
one son

Body Measurements

Height: 1.87 meter (6 feet 2 inch)
Weight: 77 kg (169.76 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Christopher Russell?

Christopher Russell is an actor by profession and Canadian by nationality. He is well known for starring in Land of the Dead, Star Trek: Discovery, Supernatural, etc.

Christopher Russell – Age, Parents, Siblings

Christopher Russell’s birth took place on January 8, 1983, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was born to British parents, who are first-generation Canadians.

The rest of the facts of his early life including that of his parents, siblings, education, and childhood are yet to be shared with the public.

young Christopher Russell (Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

However, he has revealed that he fell in love with acting and performing in preschool where he played a role of a donkey. He continued to be a member of the drama club through high school. After high school, he got a background agent, and later a principal-agent, and eventually began to audition for roles.

His ethnicity is English.

Christopher Russell – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Christopher Russell began dating the love of his life in 2004 when he was just 21 years old. He married his longtime girlfriend on February 15 but the year of their wedding is not known. He has also not shared the name of his wife.

The couple has welcomed two children together. Their daughter was born on April 28, 2013 (seven weeks premature), and their son on October 23, 2015.

Christopher Russell is very much in love with his wife Tailor James and on Instagram, calls her his soul mate, the love of his life. James is a Canadian model. They currently reside in Vancouver and are living happily without rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.

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Christopher Russell with wife, children - posted in 2018 (Instagram)

Christopher Russell – Career

Early Career

Christopher Russell was drawn to art and performing from a very young age. His first role was in the preschool production of The Nativity Story, for which he received rave reviews. He continued to perform through high school, where he received the Sears Drama Festival Award of Excellence for portraying Magnus Muldoon in The Real Inspector Hound.

His earliest roles were in Kevin Hill, a short-lived Taye Diggs show, and in Land of the Dead with George Romero.

Since beginning his career as an actor, Christopher Russell has starred in numerous films including Gone Tomorrow (2015), Gangster Exchange (2010), Land of the Dead (2005), Center Stage: Turn It Up (2008), The Right Kind Of Wrong (2013)and Star Trek: Discovery (2017) as Lieutenant Milton Richter.

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Films, Series

Russell’s numerous TV credits include the series Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce (2015), Men in Trees (2007), Flashpoint (2011-2012), Supernatural (2009), The Listener (2014), Murdoch Mysteries, iZombie, Nikita, Supernatural (2005), Beauty and the Beast (2013), Good Witch (2016), Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2017), UnREAL (2018), Day of the Dead  (2021), etc.

Moreover, Christopher Russell has starred in TV movies Gorgeous Morons (2016), Love Again, Midnight Masquerade (2014), The Boy Next Door (2008), Seduced By Lies (2010), Catch A Christmas Star (2013), When it Rains it Pours, Nature of Love (2020).

As a screenwriter, Christopher Russell has been credited for Midsomer Murders, and A Touch of Frost and as a writer, he has worked in The Ambassador (2013).

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Christopher Russell on the set of Van Helsing (Instagram)


He starred alongside Jen Lilley in the Hallmark channel's film Love Unleashed

Other Hallmark Channel actors are Lauren HollyLaura OsnesMark HumphreyTyler Hynes, and Mary-Margaret Humes.

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Christopher Russell – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is estimated at around $1.6 million while the figure on his annual salary is still under review and will soon be updated.

Christopher Russell – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Christopher Russell is active on Instagram with over 10.8k followers but is absent from Facebook and Instagram. He loves to feature his family, parents, and work on his Instagram page.

Also read: List of Hallmark actors

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