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Kimberly Russell

Kimberly Russell (December 29, 1964) is an American actress best known for her role as Sarah Nevins on the 1986–1991 sitcom Head of the Class[1] and in the 1990 comedy film Ghost Dad alongside Bill Cosby.[2]

Kimberly Russell
Born (1964-12-29) December 29, 1964 (age 54)
Years active1986–present
Spouse(s)Michael Bonewitz, 2000–present

Russell began acting at age 14, with a small part in the movie Fame, the New York based children's radio show The Wonderful World of Pal and later in Off-Broadway Theatre.[2][3] She later graduated from the New York High School of Performing Arts.[2]

Other parts include guest appearances on shows including Family Matters, New York Undercover, The John Larroquette Show, Ellen, ER, Strong Medicine, and The Steve Harvey Show. She also had role in films such as Hangin' with the Homeboys, The Game, and Precious.

Russell has been married to Hollywood set gaffer/cameraman/best boy/swingman Micheal Bonewitz since 2000.


  1. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946–Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 516. ISBN 0-345-45542-8.
  2. ^ a b c Vadeboncoeur, Joan E. (27 July 1990). "Russell compares TV, film teen-age roles". Plain Dealer. Newhouse News Service. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  3. ^ Debnam, Betty (5 July 1990). "Meet Kimberly Russell". The State. Universal Press Syndicate. Retrieved 18 February 2018.