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Date of Birth 21 February 1910London, England, UK
Date of Death 14 June 1969Los Angeles, California, USA  (colon cancer)
Birth NameValerian Rosing

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Gilbert Russell was born on February 21, 1910 in London, England as Valerian Rosing. He was an actor, known for Jeepers Creepers (2001), Feather Your Nest (1937) and Chemical Wedding (2008). He died on June 14, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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In the last few years of his life he became a teacher of singing. Among his pupils were Shirley Jones, George Chakiris, Natalie Wood, Celeste Holm, Peter Falk and Beau Bridges.
Singer with the Henry Hall Orchestra, he was put under contract by MGM and moved to Hollywood, changing his name to Gilbert Russell.
Son of Vladimir Rosing.
Gilbert Russell's birth name was Valerian Rosing, but his stage name was Val Rosing until he moved to America in 1938. At the urging of Louis B. Mayer, Val changed his name to Gilbert Russell.

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