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Jane Russell

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jane Russell (June 21, 1921 – February 28, 2011) was an American film actress and was one of Hollywood's leading sex symbols in the 1940s and 1950s. Russell moved from the Midwest to California, where she had her first film role in 1943 with The Outlaw. In 1947, Russell delved into music before returning to films. After starring in multiple films in the 1950s, Russell again returned to music while completing several other films in the 1960s. She starred in over 20 films throughout her career. Russell married three times and adopted three children and, in 1955, founded the World Adoption International Fund. For her achievements in film, she received several accolades including having her hand and foot prints immortalized in the forecourt of Grauman's Chinese Theatre and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jane Russell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jun 21, 1921 In Bemidji, Minnesota, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Outlaw 1943-02-05
Latest Project:
Movie Hollywood on Fire 2009-02-25
Known For
Poster of Private Screenings: Robert Mitchum and Jane Russell
Poster of Hunter
Poster of What's My Line?
Poster of The Ed Sullivan Show
Movie Hollywood on Fire Herself 2009-02-25
Movie Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History Herself 2008-10-14
Movie Jerry Lewis - König der Komödianten Herself 2006-03-15
Movie Howard Hughes: His Women and His Movies Self 2000-06-27
Movie Vincent Price: The Versatile Villain Self 1997-10-12
Series Private Screenings Self 1996-01-01
Movie Private Screenings: Robert Mitchum and Jane Russell Self 1996-11-01
Movie Inside the Dream Factory Self 1995-11-01
Movie Robert Mitchum: The Reluctant Star Herself 1991-03-10
Movie Hollywood Uncensored Herself 1987-01-01
Series Hunter Unknown 1984-09-18
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Herself (archive footage) 1983-02-25
Series V.I.P. Schaukel Unknown 1971-05-09
Movie Cauliflower Cupids Nira DiLaurento 1970-01-01
Movie Darker Than Amber Alabama Tigress 1970-08-14
Movie The Born Losers Mrs. Shorn 1967-07-12
Movie Johnny Reno Nona Williams 1966-03-09
Movie Waco Jill Stone 1966-09-01
Movie Hollywood My Home Town Unknown 1965-12-31
Movie Fate Is the Hunter Herself 1964-11-08
Movie Marilyn Unknown 1963-04-18
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-10-04
Series Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Unknown 1958-10-06
Movie The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown Laurel Stevens 1957-05-09
Movie Hot Blood Annie Caldash 1956-03-07
Movie The Revolt of Mamie Stover Mamie Stover 1956-05-11
Series The Steve Allen Show Unknown 1956-06-24
Movie Underwater! Theresa Gray 1955-02-09
Movie Foxfire Amanda Lawrence 1955-07-13
Movie Gentlemen Marry Brunettes Charlie Biddle / Mrs. Biddle / Mr. Henry Biddle 1955-10-29
Movie The Tall Men Nella Turner 1955-09-22
Movie The French Line Mary 'Mame' Carson 1954-02-08
Movie Road to Bali Jane Russell (uncredited) 1953-01-29
Movie Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Dorothy Shaw 1953-07-14
Movie The Las Vegas Story Linda Rollins 1952-01-30
Movie Macao Julie Benson 1952-04-11
Movie Montana Belle Belle Starr 1952-11-11
Movie Son of Paleface Mike "The Torch" Delroy 1952-07-14
Movie His Kind of Woman Lenore Brent 1951-08-15
Movie Double Dynamite Mildred 'Mibs' Goodhue 1951-12-25
Series What's My Line? Self - Mystery Guest 1950-02-02
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1950-09-10
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Self 1948-06-20
Movie The Paleface Calamity Jane 1948-12-17
Movie Young Widow Joan Kenwood 1946-03-01
Movie The Outlaw Rio McDonald 1943-02-05