VOICE TALENT & ACTOR
Tim Russell is a radio personality and voice actor (SAG-AFTRA). He’s noted for his versatility, comic timing and variety of announcer and character voice styles. As an actor, since 1994, on A Prairie Home Companion, a nationally known Public Radio show heard weekly by over four million listeners, Tim worked with the show’s creator Garrison Keillor and now with new host Chris Thile, providing dozens of character voices and impersonations in the show’s popular comedy sketches. On the big screen, Tim has appeared in films by Robert Altman (“A Prairie Home Companion”), The Coen Brothers (“A Serious Man”), has worked with Oliver Stone, providing voices for his series, “The Untold History of the United States”. Tim’s latest film appearance is in the Irish production, “I am Not a Serial Killer”.
To learn how Tim Russell got his start as a radio personality and actor, read his Career History.
I won’t be a part of the show this year, but I’ve had a great 24 year run with "A Prairie Home Companion" and it's successor "Live From Here", Along the way, I've enjoyed meeting some interesting people, amazing audiences, travel experiences, brilliant writing by...read more
Minnesota State Fair recently concluded it’s annual 12 day run. WCCO-AM’s Dave Lee invited me again to be in his “Minnesota Hospital” comedy Soap Opera on both Fridays of the Fair. I played “Dr. Trump” the administrator. Dave’s character, Dr. Gil Whitney always has a...read more
Here's my appearance on KARE 11 News Saturday. I talk about July releases and two of my favorite movies so far this summer: "Won't You Be My Nieghbor" and "Hearts Beat Loud". http://tinyurl.com/y8z8axw7read more
"Won't You Be My Neighbor?" is a wonderful documentary about Fred Rogers, a man who had an uncanny ability to connect with children. He was an ordained minister, who took the gospel of kindness to a young TV audience full of curiosity and fears. Morgan Neville (Oscar...read more
"Hearts Beat Loud" is a coming of age (both Middle and and Teen) film that finally gives Nick Offerman (the grumpy, steak loving, Ron Swanson of "Parks and Rec" fame) a chance to shine as a leading man. He plays Frank Fisher, a middle aged owner of a failing...read more