Russell Charles Hitchcock (born 15 June 1949) is an Australian musician and singer of the soft rock duo Air Supply.
Hitchcock attended South Brunswick State School. He attended Princes Hill High School in Carlton North. He left school in 1965 to work as a salesman. At that time, he played the drums and was the lead vocalist in a band called 19th Generation. At the age of 20, he obtained a job in the division of a computer company and worked there for three years, before being promoted and transferred to Sydney. He formed Air Supply after meeting British-Australian musician Graham Russell in 1975 on the set of a production of Jesus Christ Superstar.