Bio

CAST
Det. Nick Burkhardt
Lt. Hank Griffin
Sgt. Wu
Captain Renard
Juliette Silverton
Rosalee Calvert
Adalind Schade

Russell Hornsby

Lt. Hank Griffin

Russell Hornsby stars in NBC's acclaimed drama series "Grimm" as Nick's partner, Hank Griffin, who is blind to Nick's new powers in the Grimm world.

Hornsby is best known for his long-running lead role as Los Angeles cop Eddie Sutton in "Lincoln Heights." Most recently, he starred opposite Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in August Wilson's "Fences."

He also completed a season of HBO's Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated drama "In Treatment," opposite Gabriel Byrne and Dianne Wiest.

His additional television credits include Showtime's "Shameless," "Law and Order," "Grey's Anatomy," "The Good Wife" and "Playmakers." His feature film credits include "After the Sunset," "Big Fat Liar," "Get Rich or Die Tryin'," "Meet the Parents" and "Stuck." His theater credits include "King Hedley," "Gem of the Ocean," "Two Trains Running," "To Kill a Mockingbird," "Joe Louis Blues" and "Six Degrees of Separation."

Hornsby attended Boston University, College of Fine Arts.