Russell Hornsby stars in NBC's new 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 Diane Weist.
His other 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 other 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, and the University of Oxford.