Russell F. Freeman (born 1939) is an American diplomat and attorney. He served as United States Ambassador to Belize from 2001 to 2005.
He was born in Fargo, North Dakota on October 25, 1939. He graduated from Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa in 1961, and received a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law in 1964. He served in the Judge Advocate General's Corps, United States Army for four years.
He was a senior partner, director and president of the law firm Nilles, Hansen & Davies, Ltd., of Fargo, ND for thirty-two years. He was also an attorney for the North Dakota Supreme Court. From 2001 to 2005, he served as U.S. Ambassador to Belize.