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John Russell (I) (1921–1991)

Handsome, rugged American leading man John Russell (whose credits are often confused with those of child actor Johnny Russell) attended the University of California, where he was a student athlete. Serving in the US Marine Corps in WW II, he earned a battlefield commission and decorations for valor at Guadalcanal. His dark good looks brought him ... See full bio »

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 1988 Under the Gun
Simon Stone
 1982 Honkytonk Man
Jack Wade
 1981 Uncle Scam
 1977 Mission to Glory: A True Story
Capt. Solis
 1975 Fugitive Lovers
Harris Alexander
 1975 Smoke in the Wind
Cagle Mondier
 1971 Will to Die
Frank Mantee
 1970 Noon Sunday
 1968 Fireball Jungle
Nero Solitarius
 1968 Buckskin
 1967 Fort Utah
Eli Jonas
 1967 Hostile Guns
Aaron Pleasant
 1965 Apache Uprising
Vance Buckner
 1959 Yellowstone Kelly
 1958 Fort Massacre
Pvt. Robert W. Travis
 1957 Hell Bound
 1957 Untamed Youth
Russ Tropp
 1955 The Last Command
Lt. Dickinson
 1954 Hell's Outpost
Ben Hodes
 1954 Jubilee Trail
Oliver Hale
 1953 Fair Wind to Java
 1953 The Sun Shines Bright
Ashby Corwin
 1952 Hoodlum Empire
Joe Gray
 1952 Oklahoma Annie
Dan Fraser
 1951 Man in the Saddle
Hugh Clagg
 1951 The Barefoot Mailman
 1951 Fighting Coast Guard
Barney Walker
 1951 The Fat Man
Gene Gordon
 1950 Frenchie
Lance Cole
 1950 Saddle Tramp
 1949 Undertow
Danny Morgan
 1949 The Gal Who Took the West
Grant O'Hara
 1949 Slattery's Hurricane
Lt. F.A. 'Hobbie' Hobson
 1948 Sitting Pretty
Bill Philby
 1947 Forever Amber
Black Jack Mallard
 1946 Three Little Girls in Blue
Young Man at Party (uncredited)
 1946 Somewhere in the Night
Marine Captain (uncredited)
 1946 The Dark Corner
Policeman at Tony's Apartment (uncredited)
 1945 Within These Walls
 1945 A Bell for Adano
Capt. Anderson (uncredited)
 1945 Don Juan Quilligan
Howie Mossrock
 1945 A Royal Scandal
Guard (uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Hopper Boy (as John Russell)
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6' 4" (1.93 m)

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In 1930, lived at 338 South Hobart Boulevard, Los Angeles, California. See more »

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