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Jane Russell (I) (1921–2011)


Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell was born on June 21, 1921 in Bemidji, Minnesota. Her father was a United States Army lieutenant and her mother had been a student of drama and an actress with a traveling troupe. Once Mr. Russell was mustered out of the service, the family took up residence in Canada, but moved to California when he found ... See full bio »

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 1999 Scene by Scene (TV Series)
- Jane Russell (1999)
 1986 Hunter (TV Series)
Ava Fontaine
- Burned (1986) ... Ava Fontaine
 1984 The Yellow Rose (TV Series)
Rose Hollister
- Sacred Ground (1984) ... Rose Hollister
- Running Free (1984) ... Rose Hollister
- Divide and Conquer (1984) ... Rose Hollister
 1970 Darker Than Amber
Alabama Tigress
 1970 Cauliflower Cupids
Nira DiLaurento
 1967 The Born Losers
Mrs. Shorn
 1966 Waco
Jill Stone
 1966 Johnny Reno
Nona Williams
 1959-1963 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Clara Appleby III / Lillian Martin
- To Tell a Fib (1963) ... Clara Appleby III
- Son of Paleface Spoof (1959) ... Lillian Martin
 1960 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Mary Taylor
- Splinter Station (1960) ... Mary Taylor
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Lili Travers
- Ballad for a Bad Man (1959) ... Lili Travers
 1958 Colgate Theatre (TV Series)
 1957 The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown
Laurel Stevens
 1956 The Revolt of Mamie Stover
Mamie Stover
 1956 Hot Blood
Annie Caldash
 1955 Gentlemen Marry Brunettes
Bonnie Jones / Mimi Jones
 1955 The Tall Men
Nella Turner
 1955 Foxfire
Amanda Lawrence
 1955 Underwater!
Theresa Gray
 1954 The French Line
Mary 'Mame' Carson
 1952 Road to Bali
Cameo Appearance (uncredited)
 1952 The Las Vegas Story
Linda Rollins
 1951 Double Dynamite
Mildred 'Mibs' Goodhue
 1951 His Kind of Woman
Lenore Brent
 1946 Young Widow
Joan Kenwood
 1943 The Outlaw
Rio McDonald
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Other Works:

(1/4/51) Radio: Appeared in a "Screen Guild Players" production of "The Paleface". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

Sometimes the photographers would pose me in a low-necked nightgown and tell me to bend down and pick up the pails. They were not shooting the pails. See more »

Trivia:

On February 2, 1967, Russell filed for divorce from Bob Waterfield; it was granted in July 1968. See more »

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Voluptuous assets See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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