Senator Richard Russell
Played by Frank Langella
Frank Langella is a three-time Tony Award winner for his work in Seascape, Fortune’s Fool and Frost/Nixon. He also received Oscar, Golden Globe and SAG Award nominations for the film adaptation of Frost/Nixon.
His other film credits include Draft Day, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Superman Returns, Goodnight, and Good Luck, Dave and Diary of a Mad Housewife, which earned him a Best Supporting Actor Award from the National Board of Review in the same year he received the National Board of Review Best Supporting Actor Award for The Twelve Chairs. Langella’s numerous TV credits include The Americans, Grace of Monaco, HBO Films’ Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight and I, Leonardo: A Journey of the Mind, for which he received an Emmy nomination.