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Connie Russell (1923–1990)


Shapely, sultry singer Connie Russell came from show biz parents and was already performing in her parent's song-and-dance vaudeville act by age two. The New York-born Connie, whose musical heritage included well-known vaudevillian and grandmother Marie Russell, traveled both in the U.S. and Europe during her early days. She turned solo at age 11 ... See full bio »

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Known For

Nightmare
Nightmare Gina - Stan's Girl
(1956)
Lady Be Good
Lady Be Good The Singer
(1941)
Melody and Romance
(1937)
Cruisin' Down the River
Cruisin' Down the River Melissa Curry
(1953)

Filmography

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 1956 Nightmare
Gina - Stan's Girl
 1955 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Luana
- The Sweetie of Tahiti (1955) ... Luana
 1955 The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater (TV Series)
- Garage (1955)
 1953 Cruisin' Down the River
Melissa Curry
 1949 Garroway at Large (TV Series)
Regular (1949-1951) (singer)
 1943 Red Hot Riding Hood (Short)
Red (singing voice, uncredited)
 1942 Ship Ahoy
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1942 Joe Smith, American
Jane Babcock (uncredited)
 1941 Unholy Partners
Singer (scenes deleted)
 1941 Lady Be Good
The Singer
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Show Show Self (19 credits)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

A near plane crash in the mid-1950s kept her from flying on planes, which hurt her career in films and the stage. She eventually conquered her fear many years later.

Star Sign:

Taurus

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