Russell J. Ramos was born New Bedford, Ma. He is the son of a Navy Illustrator and country born mom. He is one of five children who lived by the Atlantic Ocean in New England. After graduating from high school he studied Art and Communications with an additional study in Journalism. He's had the acting bug since he was a child which was sparked by a role in Stone Soup. His big chance came in a PBS special on whaling for American Experience and background on ABC's Body of Proof. His study in theater is his platform and enjoys performing for live audiences and in front of the camera.