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Jane Russell

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Jane Russell
Jane Russell (1953)
Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell

(1921-06-21)June 21, 1921
Bemidji, Minnesota, US
DiedFebruary 28, 2011 (aged 89)
Cause of deathRespiratory failure
Years active1943-1986
Known forThe Outlaw (1943), The Paleface (1948) and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Spouse(s)Bob Waterfield (1943-1967)
Bob Waterfield (1968-1968)
John Calvin Peoples (1974-1999)
ChildrenThomas Waterfield
Tracy Foundas
Robert Waterfield (all adopted)

Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell, known simply as Jane Russell (June 21, 1921 - February 28, 2011) was an Canadian-American actress, born in Minnesota. She starred in almost two dozen films throughout her career. Russell died in Santa Maria, California of a respiratory related illness.[1]

Notable films[change | change source]

  • The Outlaw (1943)
  • The Paleface (1948)
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

References[change | change source]

  1. Gates, Anita (2011-02-28). "Jane Russell, Sultry Star of 1940s and '50s, Dies at 89". The New York Times. Retrieved 2011-03-01.

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