James Russo, born April 23, 1953 in New York City, New York, USA, is an actor. He plays Chicago mobster Anthony "Red" Cervelli in Vegas. He is a recurring guest star in the first season and debuts in the series pilot. He has been active since 1981 and has also appeared in the films Beverly Hills Cop (1984), My Own Private Idaho (1991), Donnie Brasco (1997), and Public Enemies (2009). He has also guest starred in the Las Vegas set series Las Vegas and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He has had roles in the series Crime Story, Open Range, Broken Trail, Miami Vice, and CSI: Miami.