Gail Russell

Gail Russell
1924 - 1961

Gail Russell  American Actress


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Gail Russell passed away on 26th Aug 1961 aged 36.


Gail Russell was previously married to Guy Madison.

She was in relationships with John Wayne (1953), Jimmy Lydon (1943) and Freddie Bartholomew (1943).

Gail Russell had encounters with John Farrow (1947) and Howard Hughes (1944).


American Actress Gail Russell passed away on 26th Aug 1961 Los Angeles, California aged 36. Born Elizabeth L. Russell on 21st September, 1924 in Chicago, IL and educated at Santa Monica High School and Van Nuys High School, Gail Russell is most remembered for Angel and The Badman in a career that spanned 1943–1961. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Gail Russell is a member of the following lists: Actresses from Chicago, Illinois, 20th-century American actresses and Paramount Pictures contract players.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 5 years - -
Dating3 74 years, 10 months 71 years, 6 months 64 years, 10 months
Encounter2 73 years, 10 months 36 years, 5 months -
Total6 74 years, 10 months 48 years, 3 months 5 years


First Name Gail
Last Name Russell
Full Name at Birth Elizabeth L. Russell
Age 36 (age at death) years
Birthday 21st September, 1924
Birthplace Chicago, IL
Died 26th August, 1961
Place of Death Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death Heart Failure. Due to Alcoholism
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Her beautiful face., Her beautiful body.
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality DISPUTED
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Santa Monica High School, Van Nuys High School
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Angel and The Badman
Year(s) Active 1943–1961
Friend Helen Walker, Rory Calhoun, Lita Baron, Diana Lynn

Gail Russell (September 21, 1924 – August 26, 1961) was an American film and television actress.

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Partner Comparison

Gail Russell36 VirgoActress
John Wayne72 GeminiActor
Guy Madison74 CapricornActor
John Farrow58 AquariusDirector
Howard Hughes70 CapricornBusiness
Freddie Bartholomew67 AriesActor
Jimmy Lydon93 GeminiActor


The Silent Call1961Flore BrancatoMovie
The Rebel1959Cassandra BannisterTV Show
Manhunt1959Mrs. ClarkeTV Show
No Place to Land1958Lynn DillonMovie
The Tattered Dress1957Carol MorrowMovie
Seven Men from Now1956Annie GreerMovie
Studio 571954TV Show
Air Cadet1951Janet PageMovie
Captain China1950Kim MitchellMovie
The Lawless1950Sunny GarciaMovie
El Paso1949Susan JeffersMovie
Song of India1949Princess TaraMovie
The Great Dan Patch1949Cissy LathropMovie
Moonrise1948Gilly JohnsonMovie
Night Has a Thousand Eyes1948Jean CourtlandMovie
Wake of the Red Witch1948Angelique DesaixMovie
Angel and the Badman1947Penelope WorthMovie
Calcutta1947Virginia MooreMovie
Variety Girl1947Gail RussellMovie
Our Hearts Were Growing Up1946Cornelia Otis SkinnerMovie
The Bachelor's Daughters1946Eileen MacFarlandMovie
Duffy's Tavern1945Gail RussellMovie
Salty O'Rourke1945Barbara BrooksMovie
The Unseen1945Elizabeth HowardMovie
Lady in the Dark1944Barbara (at 17)Movie
Our Hearts Were Young and Gay1944Cornelia Otis SkinnerMovie
The Uninvited1944Stella MeredithMovie
Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour1943Virginia LowryMovie
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Posted commentsView all comments (8)

notnefJun 21, 2011

Her career and life were destroyed by alcoholism

lyleleroyFeb 8, 2010

The date of birth is wrong in snapshot, should be Sept.21,1924.

jeannieJan 11, 2010

Hello I am Gail Russell second cousin,I grew up thinking she was the greatest. my grandmother was Gails first cousin. We as childern got to wear her fur yes real fur.. Not ok today but I have all the mess (It all gets left behind) It was so long ago but if my ;cousin ;has any fans left please write and tell what you know....

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