Speaker's Night: A Cosmic Trek with Tim Russ (ONLINE)

Tim Russ
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Join RASCTO on Wednesday April 21st at 7:30pm EDT for a conversation with actor, director, musician and amateur astronomer Tim Russ about his astronomy experience, stars, and favorite telescopes. Mr. Russ has travelled to the far reaches of the Galaxy with his character of Tuvok, but he has travelled perhaps just as far with his telescopes. Amateur astronomy, Star Trek and telescopes! Come and join us at this special event!

TIM RUSS has been working within the entertainment industry for over thirty years. His talents encompass a wide spectrum of the performing arts including composing, music (guitar & vocals), acting, writing, directing, voice-over and producing. Mr. Russ received his B.S. in Theater at St. Edward’s 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 feature film and television, including “KARMA,” “5TH PASSENGER,” “LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD,” “SPACEBALLS,” series regular roles on “THE HIGHWAYMAN,” “THE PEOPLE NEXT DOOR,” “STAR TREK-VOYAGER,” “SAMANTHA WHO,” and “iCARLY.” He has also appeared in numerous stage plays including the original Los Angeles premier of “DREAMGIRLS.”

Tim Russ has performed as a musician for over 40 years, playing rhythm, lead, and bass guitars, well as solo vocals. His musical talents are showcased on several CD’s currently distributed through iTunes and CD Baby.

As a writer/producer Mr. Russ currently shared the helm in the production of the feature, “EAST OF HOPE STREET,” which won “Best Feature Film”, and “Best Actress” on the festival circuit. He was also the recipient of the Sony Innovator’s Award for a commercial he produced entitled, “The Zone.”

Mr. Russ has also been active in the TV/Film directing arena with credits including the television series, “STAR TREK: VOYAGER,” and the feature films, “LIFE ON THE ROCKS,” “JUNKIE,” “NIGHT AT THE SILENT MOVIE THEATER,” the pilot presentation “RENEGADES,” the award winning web series, “BLOOMERS,” and a collection of short stories he has written and directed entitled, “FRAME OF MIND,” Volumes I & II. Mr. Russ has also received and EMMY AWARD for his directing on several commercials for the FBI.

Mr. Russ has expanded his performing talents to include voice-over. His V.O. credits include; Cartoon Network's, “SYM-BIONIC TITANS,” 6 audio books, a number of video games, and several radio commercials. He has also co-produced a musical children’s book and CD entitled, “BUGSTERS,” which won the National Parenting Award.

Who can attend: Everyone
Not required
Organized by: RASC, Toronto Centre