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RFK: Who's Who in the Cast
Robert F. Kennedy: Russ Widdall*

*Appears courtesy of Actors' Equity Association.

Russ Widdall
(Robert F. Kennedy) has been an ardent admirer of RFK for some time and is deeply honored by this opportunity to share some of Bobby's complicated story. Russ last appeared with New City in Terrorism and Why Torture Is Wrong… last season and made his directorial debut with Asymmetric. He also appeared in Sam Shepard's Savage/Love and Tongues during last year's Philly Fringe Festival. He played Carlson in Of Mice and Men at the Walnut Street Theatre (Barrymore Award - best play) and recently played Mr. Van Daan in EgoPo's The Diary of Anne Frank. Other credits include Polaroid Stories for UArts/PhillyFringe, Henry IV: Part I at Lantern Theater and When You Comin Back, Red Ryder?, Miss Witherspoon and Unidentified Human Remains…all with New City Stage. He has extensive commercial experience and was recently seen annoying Patriots fans for DirecTV. Television includes The Wire, Hack, and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Film credits include HBO's Game Change with Julianne Moore, National Treasure 2, and My One and Only (where he got to push Renee Zellweger out of a limo). Russ has over 20 years of acting experience and is a Temple University graduate. Russ also serves as Co-Artistic Director here at New City along with Ginger Dayle. This one's for Gore Vidal


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