Artist Bio

Walter Russell III

(Bio as of November 2023)

WALTER RUSSELL III* (Emmett Ellis Jr.) is one of the youngest Grammy winners in history for his work on the first opera by a black composer at The MET, Fire Shut Up In My Bones. Walter originated the role of young Michael Jackson in MJ on Broadway. Before that, he played Young Simba in Disney’s The Lion King on tour and on Broadway. Walter’s tv credits include The Good Fight (Paramount Plus), Gossip Girl (HBO Max) and Let The Right One In (Showtime). @WR3HRLM.