Remembering When Bill Russell Played A Corrupt Judge On Miami Vice

I'd love to know the backstory behind this inspired bit of casting. Who is it that looks at a script calling for a corrupt Miami judge and says, "Get me Bill Russell on the phone now!" Indeed, in a second-season episode of Miami Vice, Russell makes a star turn as a crooked judge who pays off gambling debts by taking… » 8/03/12 9:15am 8/03/12 9:15am