Russell Balogh is an actor and qualified stunt performer from London, UK. Some of his most recent acting work includes an episode of the new spy drama for FOX TV, ‘Deep State‘, directed by Matthew Parkhill and starring Mark Strong. He also starred as the ‘Superhero’ in the cinematic Virgin Media campaign ‘Delivering Awesomeness’ and is known for playing the role of ‘Lundt’, a German spy in the feature film remake of the cult TV series ‘Dad’s Army’.
With regards to his stunt performing work, in 2017 Russell has worked on major movie titles such as ‘Overlord‘, ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story‘, ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2‘ and ‘Justice League‘, where he doubled for ‘Ben Affleck‘ as Batman during the additional photography shoot. Russell also doubled for ‘Matthew Goode‘ in the new Sky TV series, ‘A Discovery of Witches‘, based on the novel written by Deborah Harkness.
Russell is a black-tag belt in Taekwondo, Amateur Boxer, PADI DiveMaster, Rock Climbing SPA and has competitive experience in both MSA Rally Driving and ACU Motorcycle Trials events. He is also firearms trained, a competent horse rider, a general fan of sports and has a passion for both photography and videography.