You Should Know: Russell Steinberg

by Christie Grimm · March 16, 2016

    Actor and performance artist Russell Steinberg is best known for his horny Vegas Vaudevillian character “Johnny Fayva,” who to the delight of every audience strips to his skivvies at the end of every show. Russell has rocked out all over LA with the likes of guitar Gods Slash and Dave Navarro and sung duets with starlets Zoe Deschanel and Rasheeda Jones. Most recently, Russell MC-ed NSFW shows at The Box in New York and London and The Act in Dubai.

    Name: Russell Steinberg
    Occupation: Actor / Performance Artist
    Place of birth: Tarrytown, NY
    Instagram / Twitter: @RustyKnob
    Zodiac Sign: Sag

    What do you actually do all day? Jiu Jitsu / Hike / Audition / Garden

    Favorite song growing up? Allan Sherman “My Son, The Folk Singer”

    My biggest secret is… I’m old

    Why do you live in Los Angeles? At first I was just following my Baby Mama. Then I fell in love.

    My motto is… Is this a terrible idea?

    My alter ego is… Johnny Fayva

    The last drink I had was… Champagne at Vanity Fair Oscar Party (I crashed)

    My secret crush is… Martha Stewart (on her sheets)

    What was your first job? Milk commercial (I played the bully). Milk, it does the body good!

    If you had one day left to live in LA, what would you do? Pack

    Coming from? Going to? NY - London (To perform/MC at The Box)

    What is your favorite work of art? Not a fan

    Who should we know? Christopher Wonder