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Date Of BirthDecember 29, 1964
SpouseMichael Bonewitz
FactSister of actress Lisa Marie Russell.

Kimberly Russell is an American actress. She was born on October 9, 1963 in New York City, New York, USA. Her parents are Barbara and William Russell. She has two sisters, Tracy and Kelly. She attended the High School of Performing Arts in New York City. After graduation, she studied acting at the Stella Adler Conservatory of Acting.

Russell began her career appearing in commercials and guest starring roles on television. She made her film debut in the 1981 film, The Great Muppet Caper. She went on to star in the films, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987), Tango & Cash (1989), and The Mask (1994).

From 1992 to 1995, Russell starred as Dr. Jennifer Devlin on the television series, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. She has also had guest starring roles on the television series, CSI: Miami (2002), Without a Trace (2003), and Nip/Tuck (2006).

Russell has been married twice. Her first husband was actor Andrew Stevens. They were married from 1983 to 1987. Her second husband is actor John Wesley Shipp. They have been married since 1999. Russell has two daughters, Sydney and Scarlett.

General Info

Full NameKimberly Russell
Date Of BirthDecember 29, 1964


SpouseMichael Bonewitz
SiblingsLisa Marie Russell


MoviesThe Princess and the Frog, Precious, The Game, Prison of Secrets, Hangin' with the Homeboys, Ghost Dad
TV ShowsHead of the Class

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1Sister of actress Lisa Marie Russell.




Rock Paper Dead2017post-productionJudge Foley
Cinerockom2014TV SeriesHumanitarian Award Winner
The Princess and the Frog2009voice
Strong Medicine2002TV SeriesVeralyn 'Vera'
SpongeBob SquarePants2002TV SeriesParty Extra
Roswell2002TV SeriesGirlfriend #1
Dancing in September2000Shelley
The Steve Harvey Show1999TV SeriesNaomi
ER1998TV SeriesKaren Fern
Between Brothers1997TV SeriesMaiya
The Game1997Cynthia, CRS Receptionist
Prison of Secrets1997TV MovieFrannie
The O.J. Simpson Story1995TV MovieMarguerite
Ellen1995TV SeriesTonya
The John Larroquette Show1994TV Series
New York Undercover1994TV SeriesLeslie
Family Matters1994TV SeriesDarlene
Sugar Hill1993Chantal (as Kimberly Russel)
Final Shot: The Hank Gathers Story1992TV MovieCarole
Head of the Class1986-1991TV SeriesSarah Nevins
Hangin' with the Homeboys1991Vanessa
Ghost Dad1990Diane Hopper


Rock Paper Dead2017associate producer post-production


Sympathy for Delicious2010loop group


Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHerself
Intimate Portrait2000TV Series documentaryHerself
The 12th Annual Black Achievement Awards1991TV SpecialHerself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1987-1990TV SeriesHerself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHerself
The New Hollywood Squares1987TV SeriesGuest Appearance
The $10,000 Pyramid1987TV SeriesHerself


Won Awards

2013Lifetime Achievement Diamond AwardCineRockom International Film FestivalHumanitarian Award

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