Mark Russell (actor)

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Mark Russell
Born November 12, 1933
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 1964-1994(?)

Mark Russell is a Scottish-American TV and movie actor. He is probably most famous for his role as Det. Saperstein in TV show Kojak (105 episodes during 1973-1978, plus TV movie Kojak: The Belarus File). He also appeared in Mission: Impossible (9 episodes, 1969-1971), Mannix (4 episodes, 1969-1972), Star Trek (uncredited, 1967), Cannon with William Conrad, several uncredited appearances on The Invaders (1967-1968) and Columbo, including the 1968 pilot as well as other instalments like Murder by the Book (1971), etc. He also played in several Hawai'i Five-0 episodes. He was mostly cast as police officers, secret agents and other authority figures.[1]