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Russell Hornsby

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Date of Birth: 1974, Oakland, California

Height: 6′ 2″ (1.88 m)

Russell Hornsby (born 1974 in Oakland, California) is an American theater, television, and film actor. He is perhaps best known for portraying police officer Eddie Sutton on the ABC Family television drama series Lincoln Heights, Hank Griffin on the NBC series Grimm, and Luke on the HBO series In Treatment.

Hornsby was a football player at St. Mary’s College High School in Berkeley, California. He auditioned for a spring musical and got the role of the Scarecrow in The Wiz. After that, he became very interested in theatre and acting and was highly involved with the rest of the school theatrical productions. After graduating he studied theater at Boston University from which he graduated with a degree in performance. After graduation, Hornsby continued his studies at Oxford University’s British Academy of Dramatic Arts.