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Rosalind Russell (I) (1907–1976)


The middle of seven children, she was named after the S.S. Rosalind at the suggestion of her father, a successful lawyer. After receiving a Catholic school education, she went to the American Academy of Dramatic Art in New York, having convinced her mother that she intended to teach acting. In 1934, with some stock company work and a little ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 12 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 1972 The Crooked Hearts (TV Movie)
Laurita Dorsey
 1967 Rosie!
Rosie Lord
 1959 Startime (TV Series)
Host
 1958 Wonderful Town (TV Movie)
Ruth Sherwood
 1956 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Cynthia
- The Night Goes On (1956) ... Cynthia
 1955 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Guest Hostess
- Week-End in Winnetka (1955) ... Guest Hostess
- Fear Me Not (1955) ... Guest Hostess
 1955 The Girl Rush
Kim Halliday
 1953 Never Wave at a WAC
Jo McBain
 1951 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1948 The Velvet Touch
Valerie Stanton / Actress in 'Hedda Gabler': Hedda Gabler
 1943 Flight for Freedom
Tonie Carter
 1941 They Met in Bombay
Anya Von Duren
 1940 No Time for Comedy
Linda Paige Esterbrook
 1938 Four's a Crowd
Jean Christy
 1938 Man-Proof
Elizabeth Kent
 1938 Breakdowns of 1938 (Short)
Rosalind (Four's a Crowd outtakes) (uncredited)
 1937 Night Must Fall
Olivia
 1936 Under Two Flags
Lady Venetia Cunningham
 1936 It Had to Happen
Beatrice Newnes
 1935 Rendezvous
Joel
 1935 China Seas
Sybil
 1935 Reckless
Josephine (Jo) Mercer
 1935 West Point of the Air
Dare Marshall
 1935 The Casino Murder Case
Doris
 1935 The Night Is Young
Countess Zarika Rafay
 1934 Forsaking All Others
Eleanor
 1934 The President Vanishes
Sally Voorman
 1934 Evelyn Prentice
Mrs. Harrison
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Other Works:

Stage: Starred in a touring production of "Bell, Book, And Candle" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Rosalind Russell Brisson | C.A. McKnight

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Joan Crawford] She was very much the star. I think that's a very important thing to remember about her, that she was in command of what she did. Now, if she was not that confident herself, she certainly gave a damned good performance of somebody that was! She lived the life of a star. When you walked into her house, it looked as though a star lived there. See more »

Trivia:

Her performance as Hildy Johnson in His Girl Friday (1940) is ranked #28 on Premiere magazine's 100 Greatest Performances of All Time (2006). See more »

Nickname:

Roz

Star Sign:

Gemini

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If you were to be in one of Ms.Russell's films, which one would it be? baby_june1745
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The greatest actress of all time!!!! Honkey_Magoo
The House that Roz grew-up in. kitb8
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