William Russ

Biography: The son of a naval officer, William Russ traveled all over the United States as a child. Russ studied drama at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. After graduation he toured Europe as a member of an Ann Arbor mime troupe. He later attended New York's Neighborhood Playhouse on a scholarship, and appeared on stage in several plays, including Macbeth. He has appeared in many films, taking a star turn as an aging baseball player in 1991's Pastime. Russ is best known for his TV work, including seven years playing blue-collar dad Alan Matthews on Boy Meets World. Russ is also a director. From Boy Meets World's Alan Matthews to Wiseguy's Roger Lococco, Russ has earned a reputation as a talented, versatile character actor. William Russ, also known as Rusty, is married to actress Clare Wren (Young Guns), and has a son and a daughter. He enjoys thrill sports such as downhill skiing and high-wind surfing.

William Russ' Scores

Average career score: 58
Highest Metascore: 64 Girl Meets World: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 51 Boy Meets World: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
4 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Girl Meets World: Season 2 May 11, 2015 Director 7.1
64 Girl Meets World: Season 1 Jun 27, 2014 Director 7.5
tbd Make It or Break It: Season 2 Jun 28, 2010 Walter tbd
tbd The Young and the Restless: Season 37 Mar 26, 2009 Tucker McCall tbd
61 The Ex List: Season 1 Oct 3, 2008 Jimmy Bloom 8.4
tbd Boy Meets World: Season 7 Sep 24, 1999 Alan Matthews / Director 8.8
tbd Another World: Season 36 May 4, 1999 Burt McGowan [#1] (1977 - 1978) tbd
tbd Boy Meets World: Season 6 Sep 25, 1998 Alan Matthews / Director 8.9
tbd Another World: Season 35 May 4, 1998 Burt McGowan [#1] (1977 - 1978) tbd
tbd Boy Meets World: Season 5 Oct 3, 1997 Alan Matthews / Director 9.1
tbd Another World: Season 34 Jul 10, 1997 Burt McGowan [#1] (1977 - 1978) tbd
tbd Boy Meets World: Season 4 Sep 20, 1996 Alan Matthews 9.0
tbd Boy Meets World: Season 3 Sep 22, 1995 Alan Matthews 9.3
tbd Boy Meets World: Season 2 Sep 23, 1994 Alan Matthews 8.4
51 Boy Meets World: Season 1 Sep 24, 1993 Alan Matthews 8.6
tbd Another World: Season 27 Oct 29, 1990 Burt McGowan [#1] (1977 - 1978) tbd
tbd Wiseguy: Season 3 Sep 20, 1989 Roger Lococco tbd
56 Wiseguy: Season 1 Sep 16, 1987 Roger Lococco tbd
tbd Another World: Season 24 Jun 30, 1987 Burt McGowan [#1] (1977 - 1978) tbd
tbd The Young and the Restless: Season 1 Jan 1, 1973 Tucker McCall 4.0
tbd Another World: Season 6 Jun 30, 1969 Burt McGowan [#1] (1977 - 1978) tbd
tbd Another World: Season 5 Jan 2, 1968 Burt McGowan [#1] (1977 - 1978) tbd
tbd Another World: Season 4 Jun 21, 1967 Burt McGowan [#1] (1977 - 1978) tbd
tbd Another World: Season 3 May 9, 1966 Burt McGowan [#1] (1977 - 1978) tbd