Joey Trent as RussSam Groom as RussRobert Hover as RussDavid Bailey as Russ

RUSS MATTHEWS

First Appearance: May 4, 1964
Last Appearance: November 11, 1992
Portrayers: Joey Trent, May 4, 1964 - June 1, 1964; September 11, 1964; April 14, 1965; June 24, 1965.
Sam Groom, December 26, 1966 - July 8, 1971. []
Robert Hover, July 15, 1971 - December 25, 1972.
David Bailey, January 12, 1973 - June 1978; October 11, 1979 - October 8, 1981; March 20, 1989 - September 21, 1989; October 1992 - November 11, 1992.
Arrival: (1966) Came to start his internship at Memorial Hospital.
(1979) Returned to help Kevin Cook set up a cardiology unit at BCGH.
(1989) Returned to compete for the Chief of Staff position at BCGH.
Departure: (1978) Left for a job in Dallas, Texas.
(1981) Left to pursue Olivia Delaney in Seattle, Washington.
(1989) Left for another job in Nice, France.
Introduction Scenes: (Sam Groom) To Alice Matthews Frame about the chip dip, “What’s the matter – is it against the law to eat this stuff?
(Robert Hover) To Cindy Clark (RIP) in the hospital cafeteria, "Oh, come on, Cindy. That's nothing to be upset about."
(David Bailey, 1973) To Gil McGowan (RIP), "You want to see me, Lieutenant?"
(David Bailey, 1979) To Jim Matthews (RIP), "How are you, Dad?"
(David Bailey, 1989) His office, on the phone with Iris Wheeler, "Iris, how are you?".
Exit Scenes: (Joey Trent) To Pat Randolph in the Matthews' living room responding to her comment about growing up, "You really think that?"
(Sam Groom) To Jim and Mary Matthews (RIP) in their house, "In any case, there's nothing I can do about it -- and I'm not going to give up Cindy because of it."
(Robert Hover) At Steve Frame's, to Janice Frame (RIP), "My pleasure. Bye."
(David Bailey, 1981) In his office, To Jerry Grove, "I know you told me. I want you to promise me."
(David Bailey, 1989) Liz Matthews' home about Josie Watts and Olivia Matthews, "Oh, for god's sake. Fine, I am finished gushing. I am out of here right now."
Birthday: April 20. 1947, originally.
Last Known Whereabouts: Geneva, Switzerland.
Other Whereabouts: Dallas (1978-1979), Seattle (1981-1989).
Relatives: Mary Matthews (RIP), mother. Jim Matthews (RIP), father. Josie Watts, daughter. Olivia Matthews, daughter. Pat Randolph, sister. Alice Matthews Frame, sister. Will Matthews (RIP), uncle. Janet Matthews, aunt. Marianne Randolph, niece. Michael Randolph, nephew. Susan Matthews Shearer, cousin. Bill Matthews (RIP), cousin. Sarah Matthews Wheeler, granddaughter. Gary Sinclair Jr. (RIP), grandson.
Spouses: Rachel Cory.
Cindy Clark (RIP) (married on September 5, 1972. Dissolved in September 1972).
Sharlene Frame
Tracy DeWitt (RIP) (married on August 1, 1980. Dissolved in February 1981).
"Woman" (Olivia Matthews' mother).
Veronique (married in November 1989).
Lovers: Iris Wheeler (fiance) (1974-1975) and Gwen Frame (1977-1978).
Dates: Paula McCrae (1971), Janice Frame (RIP) (1972-1973), Barbara Weaver (1975), Corinne Seton (1977), Elena DePoulignac (1977-1978), and Olivia Delaney (1981).
Flirtations: Lenore Moore Delaney.
Medical History: Had a beard in 1992.
Occupation: Doctor.