Gail Russell Overview:

Legendary actress, Gail Russell, was born Elizabeth L. Russell on Sep 21, 1924 in Chicago, IL. Russell died at the age of 36 on Aug 27, 1961 in Los Angeles, CA .



She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Russell was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Day Eleven of Noirvember: The Tragic Life and Times of

By shadowsandsatin on Nov 11, 2018 From Shadows and Satin

Of all the noir femmes I can think of, had the saddest eyes. There was a reason for that. Russell appeared in four noirs during her career ? Calcutta (1947), opposite Alan Ladd; Moonrise (1948), with Dane Clark and Lloyd Bridges; Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948), starring Edward G. Robi... Read full article

Angel and the Badman (1947) with John Wayne and

By Orson De Welles on Mar 31, 2016 From Classic Film Freak

Share This!He lived only for revenge…She lived only for his love! By the middle of the 1940s it was becoming clear that in John Wayne Republic Pictures had a leading star on their hands.? As the 40s progressed you can see the quality of Wayne?s pictures with Republic growing almost exponential... Read full article

Pawsome Pet Pictures:

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Almost missed Pawsome Pet Picture Day..sorry guys. But better late than never. and friend... Read full article

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Gail Russell Quotes:

Penelope Worth: Surely you can walk to the barn without that.
Quirt Evans: What?
Penelope Worth: The gun!
Quirt Evans: Oh, well, it balances me. One leg's longer than the other. You know, the weight.
Penelope Worth: Thee are a liar.

Elliott Carson: Darling, the stars can't hurt you.
Jean Courtland: They keep watching.

Sunny Garcia: I met you years ago.

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Gail Russell Facts
In 1960, she was signed to co- star opposite George Raft in the film "Cause of Death," to be directed by (and co- starring) Mark Stevens, but production was halted just prior to the start of filming.

Jane Fonda studied up on Russell's life in order to play an alcoholic, once promising actress in The Morning After (1986).

Her death certificate and the California State Death Record shows her date of death as August 27, 1961. Many sources give her date of death as August 26, possibly because her body, found on August 27, had been dead for at least a day. But August 27 is the official date of death.

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