Jane Russell

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Jane Russell
Jane Russell in Yank Magazine.jpg
Jane Russell in Yank Magazine
Born Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell
(1921-06-21)June 21, 1921
Bemidji, Minnesota, US
Died February 28, 2011 (aged 89)
Santa Maria, California, US
Cause of death Respiratory failure
Residence Santa Maria, California, US
Nationality American
Occupation Actress
Years active 1943-1986
Known for Censorship of the movie The Outlaw (1943)
Spouse(s) Bob Waterfield (1943-1967)
Bob Waterfield (1968-1968)
John Calvin Peoples (1974-1999)
Children Thomas 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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