Death of Anthony Russo: Age, Cause of Death, Date of Death, What Really Happened!

Death of Anthony Russo

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Famous as a government whistleblower, Russo is remembered for helping fellow RAND Corporation employee Daniel Ellsberg produce an illegal copy of the Pentagon Papers for the purpose of informing the public about U.S. government lies and omissions during the Vietnam War era.

He was born and raised in Suffolk, Virginia, and he died in his hometown at the age of seventy-one.

How did Anthony Russo die?

Anthony Russo died in 2008, 71 years old. The cause of death was Natural Causes.

Information about the death of Anthony Russo
Cause of deathNatural Causes
Age of death71 years
BirthdayOctober 14, 1936
Death dateAugust 6, 2008
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


I don’t like to get in front of the camera.

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We were film geeks. We devoured everything: really obscure art films, foreign films. We were the kind of guys that lived at the Cinematheque. But at the end of the day, your favorite movies are like everybody else’s favorite movies. Because those are the movies that become a touch point where you can connect to other people.

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Among directing teams, you find a high percentage of brothers. You need the ability to compromise. With siblings, you’ve grown up with a pattern that, yeah, every once in a while you have to give in for the greater good, for the family collective.

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It’s incumbent upon a director, if you want to pull the best performance out of an actor, you have to really work to who they are and how they work and not just expect them to hit a mark every time. You have to be very adaptable in the approach that you use with every different actor.

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People always say, ‘Oh, I’d love to work with my sibling,’ or ‘My God, I could never work with my sibling.’ It was just a natural process for us. We started collaborating on our first films and it evolved. We have a passion for film that we shared as we were growing up.

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