Franklin Russell
Portrayed by Brian White
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B-613 Character
Character Information
Full name: Franklin Russell
Status: Deceased
Hair color: Black
Cause of Death: Shot by Jake Ballard
Significant Other:
Appearance Information
Portrayed by: Brian White
First appearance: "It's Good to Be Kink"
Latest appearance: "Baby, It's Cold Outside"
Appearance Count: 6

Franklin Russell is Olivia Pope's love interest.

Later on in the show he attempts to murder Jake and is revealed to be working with Rowan for B613.


Season Four

"Olivia is startled when she wakes up next to Russell. Actually, his name is Franklin, as in Franklin Russell. Olivia is surprised he gave her a fake name when she picked him up in the bar. Of course, she introduced herself as Alex. So let’s call it even." - ("Honor Thy Father")

Season Five

Jake follow Tom Larsen, he learns that to learn that he’s in cahoots with Franklin Russell; who is behind the initiation of Lazarus 1. Jake eventually puts the pieces together and figures out that Russell was the one that killed Elise. In revenge and rage, Jake tells Franklin to go onto his knees and shoots him in his head. ("Baby, It's Cold Outside")


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Season One:
Season Two:
Season Three:
Season Four:
"It's Good to Be Kink"
"Honor Thy Father"
"I'm Just a Bill"
"First Lady Sings the Blues"
"A Few Good Women"
Season Five:
"Baby, It's Cold Outside"
Season Six:
Season Seven: