Russell Hornsby (born 1974) is an American actor best known for his role as Los Angeles cop Eddie Sutton in the television drama series Lincoln Heights, from 2007-2009.
He is also known for his starring role as Nick's partner Hank Griffin, who is blind to Nick's new powers in the Grimm world, in the fantasy drama television series Grimm.
He also starred opposite Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in August Wilson's Fences and 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 Shameless, Law & 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 theatre 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.