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Russ Columbo (I) (1908–1934)

Russ Columbo was born on January 14, 1908 in Camden, New Jersey, USA as Ruggiero Eugenio di Rodolfo Colombo. He died on September 2, 1934 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2007/I Crazy Love (Documentary) (writer: "You Call It Madness (But I Call It Love)")
 2007 King of California (writer: "Let's Pretend There's A Moon")
 2005 Romance & Cigarettes (writer: "Prisoner of Love")
 1999 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Meadowlands (1999) ... (writer: "Prisoner of Love" - uncredited)
 1990 In Too Deep (writer: "PRISONER OF LOVE")
 1980 Raging Bull (music: "Prisoner of Love" (1931)) / (performer: "Prisoner of Love" (1931))
 1977 The Bob Hope All Star Christmas Comedy Special (TV Special) (writer: "Prisoner of Love")
 1965 Where the Action Is (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.30 (1965) ... (writer: "Prisoner of Love")
 1964 The T.A.M.I. Show (Documentary) (music: "Prisoner of Love")
 1958 Jazz Party (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.19 (1958) ... (writer: "Prisoner of Love" - uncredited)
 1958 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 18 January 1958 (1958) ... (music: "You Call It Madness" - uncredited)
 1955 Show Time at the Apollo (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Showtime in Harlem ... (music: "You Call It Madness")
 1934 Wake Up and Dream (lyrics: "Let's Pretend There's a Moon", "Too Beautiful for Words", "When You're in Love") / (music: "Let's Pretend There's a Moon", "Too Beautiful for Words", "When You're in Love") / (performer: "Wake Up and Dream", "Let's Pretend There's a Moon", "Too Beautiful for Words", "When You're in Love")
 1934 Moulin Rouge (performer: "Coffee in the Morning and Kisses in the Night" - uncredited)
 1933 Going Hollywood (writer: "You Call It Madness (But I Call It Love)" (1931) - uncredited)
 1933 That Goes Double (Short) (music: "Prisoner of Love", "You Call it Madness") / (performer: "Prisoner of Love", "You Call it Madness", "My Love")
 1932 Night World (music: "Prisoner of Love" - uncredited)
 1931 Hell Bound (writer: "Is It Love?")
 1929 Dynamite (performer: "How Am I to Know" (1929) - uncredited)
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Radio actor, singer, and songwriter. See more »

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The circumstances of Russ Columbo's sudden death, if true, constitute one of the most freakish freak accidents ever brought to popular attention. The story as it is most frequently given runs thus: Columbo was visiting the studio of a photographer friend when the friend, in lighting a cigarette, lit the match by striking it against the wooden stock of an antique French dueling pistol. The flame ... See more »

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