Vyto Ruginis

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Vyto Ruginis
Born (1956-04-17) April 17, 1956 (age 61)
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
Occupation Actor
Years active 1985–present

Vyto Ruginis (born Vytautas Ruginis; April 17, 1956) is a Lithuanian American actor and producer. He is best known for playing vampire Russell Winters in the cult TV series Angel in its first episode, "City Of", as well as for his appearances in CSI, House MD, The X-Files, ER, Law & Order, NCIS: Los Angeles and other television programs. Ruginis also guest-starred in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode The Arsenal of Freedom.

Ruginis was born on April 17, 1956, in Wolverhampton, England to Lithuanian parents and later moved to Chicago, Illinois. On September 12, 2015, Ruginis was inducted into the National Lithuanian American Hall of Fame.[1]

Ruginis has appeared in such films as The Devil's Advocate with Al Pacino and Keanu Reeves, Cliffhanger with Sylvester Stallone, Broken Arrow with John Travolta and Christian Slater, Jumpin' Jack Flash with Whoopi Goldberg, The Fast and The Furious, Auto Focus, and many more.



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