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...See full bio »
1953Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
(performer: "When Love Goes Wrong" 1953, "Anyone Here for Love?" 1953, "A Little Girl from Little Rock" 1949 - uncredited, "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" 1949 - uncredited, "Bye Bye Baby" 1949 - uncredited)
1953The French Line
(performer: "WELL! I'LL BE SWITCHED" - uncredited, "WHAT IS THIS THAT I FEEL?" - uncredited, "ANY GAL FROM TEXAS" - uncredited, "LOOKING FOR TROUBLE" - uncredited)
(performer: "The Gilded Lily" - uncredited, "My Sweetheart's the Man in the Moon" 1892 - uncredited)
1952Son of Paleface
(performer: "Buttons and Bows", "Wing-Ding Tonight", "Am I In Love")
(performer: "Ocean Breeze", "You Kill Me", "One for My Baby")
1952The Las Vegas Story
(performer: "I Get Along Without You Very Well", "My Resistance Is Low")
Asked why modern Hollywood is so liberal: "I think the Sixties have happened between when I was there and now. A lot of the actors and actresses, their parents were Sixties people and they just have a Democratic left wing - they flipped."
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Has a street named after her in Iowa City, Iowa.
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