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Russell Corwin

Played by Ben Foster

Shy, sensitive and self-effacing, Russell meets Claire as first-year students at art school and they had an immediate rapport; Claire found she could talk to Russell about anything, including her travails with men. When she once expressed guilt at bending his ear so often, Russell was quick to set her at ease. "Women tell me this kind of stuff all the time," he assured her, "I'm the guy who listens."