Russell Simmons

BirthDay:

04 Oct 1957

BirthPlace:

Queens, New York, USA

Bio:

Russell Simmons was born on October 4, 1957 in Queens, New York, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Def Poetry (2002), Run's House (2005) and The Nutty Professor (1996). He was previously married to Kimora Lee Simmons.
Filmography

Actor ( 121 credits )

Growing Up Hip Hop (2016)  Himself (unknown episodes)
Stevie J & Joseline Go Hollywood (2016)  Himself (1 episode, 2016)
Unity (2015) Narrator (voice)
Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015)  Himself - Surprise Appearance (1 episode, 2016)
The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore (2015)  Himself - Panelist (1 episode, 2016)
Donny! (2015)  Russell Simmons (1 episode, 2015)
Teddy Ray & DoBoy: Blowin' Up (2014)  Himself
Dr. Mona Vand: The Modern Pharmacist (2014)  Himself (1 episode, 2015)
K.Michelle: My Life (2014)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
The Muslims Are Coming! (2013) Himself
Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013)  Himself (1 episode, 2013)
The Arsenio Hall Show (2013)  Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
A Healthy You & Carol Alt (2013)  Himself - Author (1 episode, 2014)
The Queen Latifah Show (2013)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)
Hungry (2013)  Himself (1 episode, 2013)
Revolt Live (2013)  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 2014)
The Real (2013)  Himself (1 episode, 2016)
The Big Interview with Dan Rather (2013)  Himself (1 episode, 2016)
How to Make Money Selling Drugs (2012) Himself
All in for the 99% (2012) Himself
Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D (2012) Himself
The Tents (2012) Himself
America's Book of Secrets (2012)  Himself (1 episode, 2013)
CBS This Morning (2012)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Bethenny (2012)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Larry King Now (2012)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)
Home & Family (2012)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)
PoliticKING (2012)  Himself - guest (1 episode, 2015)
Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta (2012)  Himself (uncredited) (1 episode, 2016)
Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan (2011)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
All About Aubrey (2011)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Jump Start Live (2011)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Pass the Bucket (2011) (unknown episodes)
Politics Nation with Al Sharpton (2011)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
The Chew (2011)  Himself - Author, The Happy Vegan (1 episode, 2016)
Snoop Dogg's Double G News Network (2011)  Himself (1 episode, 2013)
The Corner Store Kids (2011)
Music (2010) Himself
The Cove: My Friend is... (2010) Himself
Running Russell Simmons (2010)  Himself (6 episodes, 2010)
Naughty But Nice with Rob Shuter (2010)  (2010) (unknown episodes)
Fair Game? (2010) Himself
Shooting Star(s): The Rise of Hip Hop Photographer Johnny Nunez (2009) Himself
Rap Therapy (2009) Himself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
Imus in the Morning (2009)  Himself - Author (1 episode, 2014)
The Brian McKnight Show (2009)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
30 for 30 (2009)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
The Mo'Nique Show (2009)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2010)
Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf (2009)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
Life on the Road with Mr. and Mrs. Brown (2009) Himself
Bring Your 'A' Game (2009) Himself - Co-founder Def Jam Records
2 Turntables and a Microphone (2008) Himself
The Wendy Williams Show (2008)  Himself / ... (3 episodes, 2010-2014)
The Real Housewives of New York City (2008)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
The Black List: Volume One (2008) Himself
In Prison My Whole Life (2007) Himself
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
America's Newsroom (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
What Perez Sez (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
Rap Sheet: Hip-Hop and the Cops (2006) Himself
Sp!t (2006) Himself
Lockdown, USA (2006) Himself
The Hip Hop Project (2006) Himself
One Per Cent (2006) Himself
Slam Planet (2006) Himself
What's Hot in the Hamptons (2006)  Himself
Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes (2006) Himself
The Colbert Report (2005)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
The Tyra Banks Show (2005)  Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith (2005)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
Run's House (2005)  Himself / ... (47 episodes, 2005-2008)
Howard Stern on Demand (2005)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
It's the Shoes (2005) (1 episode, 2005)
The N Word (2004) Himself
Lemonade Stories (2004) Himself
The L Word (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
The Apprentice (2004)  Himself / ... (4 episodes, 2004-2012)
Fashion News Live (2004)  Himself (7 episodes, 2005-2013)
Behind the Label (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
Death of a Dynasty (2003) Himself (uncredited)
Paper Chasers (2003) Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
Chappelle's Show (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
Real Time with Bill Maher (2003)  Himself (3 episodes, 2004-2011)
Interscope Presents 'The Next Episode' (2003) (1 episode, 2003)
Beef (2003) Himself - President, Def Jam Records
Brown Sugar (2002) Himself
Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry (2002)  Himself (40 episodes, 2002-2007)
The Wayne Brady Show (2002)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
Driven (2002)  Himself (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Tupac Shakur: Before I Wake... (2001) Himself
Democracy Now! (2001)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Access Granted (2001) (1 episode, 2007)
NewsNight with Aaron Brown (2001)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
Cribs (2000)  Himself (1 episode, 2001)
106 & Park Top 10 Live (2000)  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 2005-2007)
Journeys in Black (2000)  Himself (1 episode, 2000)
60 Minutes Wednesday (1999)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
Butter (1998) Celebrity Guest #2
The View (1997)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
Behind the Music (1997)  Himself (5 episodes, 2000-2013)
Moesha (1996)  Himself (2 episodes, 1996)
The O'Reilly Factor (1996)  Himself (2 episodes, 2002)
Hannity & Colmes (1996)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
Your World w/ Neil Cavuto (1996)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
E! True Hollywood Story (1996)  Himself (3 episodes, 2005-2008)
The Show (1995) Himself
Lauren Hutton and... (1995)  Himself (1 episode, 1995)
Dennis Miller Live (1994)  Himself (1 episode, 1995)
Intimate Portrait (1993)  Himself (1 episode, 1999)
Def Comedy Jam (1992)  Himself (4 episodes, 2006)
Tougher Than Leather (1988) Himself
Live with Kelly and Michael (1988)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
Biography (1987)  Himself (3 episodes, 2002-2005)
The Media Show (1987)  Himself (1 episode, 1990)
Krush Groove (1985) Crocket
Larry King Live (1985)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
Ebony/Jet Showcase (1982)  Himself (1 episode, 1992)
20/20 (1978)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
Undateable John (0) Suicide Hotline Operator

Producer ( 25 credits )

Major Deal (2016) executive producer
Codes of Conduct (2016) executive producer (6 episodes)
The Big Leaf (2014) executive producer (1 episode, 2014)
Hungry (2013) executive producer (unknown episodes)
The House I Live In (2012) executive producer
Russell Simmons Presents: The Ruckus (2012) executive producer (1 episode, 2012)
Lemon (2011) executive producer
B-Rock (2011) executive producer
Russell Simmons Presents: Stand-Up at the El Rey (2010) executive producer (6 episodes, 2010)
Daddy's Girls (2009) executive producer (15 episodes, 2009)
Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices (2009) executive producer / co-executive producer (7 episodes
Storyville (2007) executive producer (1 episode, 2012)
Waist Deep (2006) executive producer
Run's House (2005) executive producer / field producer (58 episodes, 2005
Russell Simmons Presents: Hip Hop Justice (2004) executive producer
Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry (2002) executive producer (44 episodes, 2002-2007)
How to Be a Player (1997) producer
Gridlock'd (1997) executive producer
The Nutty Professor (1996) producer
The Funeral (1996) associate producer
The Addiction (1995) executive producer
Def Comedy Jam (1992) executive producer (35 episodes, 1992-2008)
The New Music Report (1990) executive producer
Tougher Than Leather (1988) producer
Krush Groove (1985) co-producer

Writer ( 1 credit )

Run's House (2005) (45 episodes, 2005-2008)