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Jane Russell (I) (1921–2011)


Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell was born on June 21, 1921 in Bemidji, Minnesota. Her father was a United States Army lieutenant and her mother had been a student of drama and an actress with a traveling troupe. Once Mr. Russell was mustered out of the service, the family took up residence in Canada, but moved to California when he found ... See full bio »

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Known For

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
(1953)
His Kind of Woman
His Kind of Woman Lenore Brent
(1951)
Son of Paleface
Son of Paleface Mike 'The Torch' Delroy
(1952)
Macao
Macao Julie Benson
(1952)

Filmography

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 1986 Hunter (TV Series)
Ava Fontaine
- Burned (1986) ... Ava Fontaine
 1984 The Yellow Rose (TV Series)
Rose Hollister
- Sacred Ground (1984) ... Rose Hollister
- Running Free (1984) ... Rose Hollister
- Divide and Conquer (1984) ... Rose Hollister
 1980 The Jackass Trail (TV Movie)
 1970 Darker Than Amber
Alabama Tigress
 1970 Cauliflower Cupids
Nira DiLaurento
 1967 The Born Losers
Mrs. Shorn
 1966 Waco
Jill Stone
 1966 Johnny Reno
Nona Williams
 1964 Fate Is the Hunter
Jane Russell
 1959-1963 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Clara Appleby III / Lillian Martin
- To Tell a Fib (1963) ... Clara Appleby III
- Son of Paleface Spoof (1959) ... Lillian Martin
 1960 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Mary Taylor
- Splinter Station (1960) ... Mary Taylor
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Lili Travers
- Ballad for a Bad Man (1959) ... Lili Travers
 1958 Colgate Theatre (TV Series)
 1957 The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown
Laurel Stevens
 1956 The Revolt of Mamie Stover
Mamie Stover
 1956 Hot Blood
Annie Caldash
 1955 Gentlemen Marry Brunettes
Bonnie Jones / Mimi Jones
 1955 The Tall Men
Nella Turner
 1955 Foxfire
Amanda Lawrence
 1955 Underwater!
Theresa Gray
 1953 The French Line
Mary 'Mame' Carson
 1953 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Dorothy Shaw
 1952 Road to Bali
Jane Russell (uncredited)
 1952 Montana Belle
Belle Starr
 1952 Son of Paleface
Mike 'The Torch' Delroy
 1952 Macao
Julie Benson
 1952 The Las Vegas Story
Linda Rollins
 1951 Double Dynamite
Mildred 'Mibs' Goodhue
 1951 His Kind of Woman
Lenore Brent
 1948 The Paleface
Calamity Jane
 1946 Young Widow
Joan Kenwood
 1943 The Outlaw
Rio McDonald
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Appeared in a pilot for a proposed TV series called "Macreedy's Woman". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 8 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Publicity can be terrible. But only if you don't have any. See more »

Trivia:

She and Raoul Walsh remained friends until his death on December 31, 1980. See more »

Trademark:

Natural brunette hair See more »

Nickname:

Janie See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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