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Reb Russell (1905–1978)

Born Lafayette Russell on May 31, 1905, "Reb" Russell grew up in Coffeyville, Kansas. A superb athlete all through his school years, he was a star running back on the University of Nebraska football team, and gained even more fame when he switched to Illinois' Northwestern University, where he played fullback and was named an All-American in 1930. ... See full bio »

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Range Warfare Reb Russell, aka The Whistler
Arizona Bad Man Steve Donovan
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 1935 The Cheyenne Tornado
Red - Cheyenne Kid
 1935 Lightning Triggers
Reb Russell
 1935 Border Vengeance
Peeler Benson, aka The Muley Kid
 1935 Outlaw Rule
Reb Russell
 1935 Arizona Bad Man
Steve Donovan
 1935 Blazing Guns
Bob Grady
 1934 Range Warfare
Reb Russell, aka The Whistler
 1934 Fighting Through
Reb Russell
 1934 The Man from Hell
Clint Mason
 1934 Fighting to Live
Sheriff Reb Collins
 1932 The Lost Special
Football Player (uncredited)
 1932 The All-American
Football Player (uncredited)

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5' 11" (1.8 m)

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Father: Charles Franklin Russell; Mother: Hattie Mae Russell. See more »

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