Namesakes

British Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
John Russell   1846-1852; 1865-1866  
Fictional Characters from Books: 1 character
Russell Edgington   2001   The Southern Vampire Mysteries  
Fictional Characters from Television: 9 characters
Russell Norton   1993   Grace Under Fire  
Russell Greene   1994; 1996   Touched by an Angel; Promised Land  
Russell Corwin   2001   Six Feet Under  
Russ Brennan (a.k.a. Russell)   2005   Bones  
Russell Varon   2005   Invasion  
Rusty "Spitter" Cartwright (a.k.a. Russell)   2007   Greek  
Russell Edgington   2008   True Blood  
Russell "Rusty" Beck   2005; 2012   The Closer; Major Crimes  
Russell Taylor   2005; 2012   The Closer; Major Crimes  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 ice hockey
(ice hockey) Russell Bowie   1945  
Most Valuable Players: 1 winner
Russell Westbrook   2017   basketball  
New Zealand Prime Ministers: 2 prime ministers
David Lange (a.k.a. Russell)   1984-1989  
Geoffrey Palmer (a.k.a. Russell)   1989-1990  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 physics
(physics) Russell Alan Hulse   1993  
Notable Activists and Revolutionaries: 1 activist
(activist) Russell Means   1939-2012  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 5 actors, 1 actress
Frank Parker (a.k.a. Russell)   1939-2018  
Russell Means   1939-2012  
Russi Taylor (a.k.a. Russell)   1944-2019  
Glynn Turman (a.k.a. Russell)   1947-  
Russell Crowe   1964-  
Russell Brand   1975-  
Notable Athletes: 1 basketball, 1 football, 1 ice hockey
(ice hockey) Russell Bowie   1880-1959  
(basketball) Russell Westbrook   1988-  
(football) Russell Wilson   1988-  
Notable Musicians: 2 singers
Russell Means   1939-2012     
Russell "Ol' Dirty Bastard" Jones   1968-2004   hip hop  
Notable Writers: 2 authors
Ian McEwan (a.k.a. Russell)   1948-  
Russell Celyn Jones   1952-  
Olympic Medalists: 3 bronze, 2 gold
(bronze) George Renwick (a.k.a. Russell)   1924   4x400 m relay  
(bronze) Russell Webb   1972   water polo  
(bronze) Russell Ford   2012   field hockey  
(gold) Peter Wilson (a.k.a. Russell)   2012   shooting  
(gold) Russell Westbrook   2012   basketball  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actor
(actor) Russell Crowe   2000   Gladiator  
Other Religious Leaders: 1 leader
Russell M. Nelson   2018-   The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  
Pulitzer Award Winners: 1 winner
Russell Banks   1986; 1999   Continental Drift; Cloudsplitter  
Title Characters: 1 book
(book) Russell   2014   Etta and Otto and Russell and James