Rosalind Russell

Rosalind Russell
1907 - 1976

Rosalind Russell  American Actress


Rosalind Russell (June 4, 1907 – November 28, 1976) was an American actress of stage and screen, known for her role as fast-talking newspaper reporter Hildy Johnson in the Howard Hawks screwball comedy His Girl Friday (1940), as well as for her portr...

Confirmed Relationships4
Longest Relationship35 yrs, 1 mth
Average Relationship Length9 yrs
Rumored Relationships2
First Name Rosalind
Last Name Russell
Full Name at Birth Catherine Rosalind Russell
Alternative Name Rosalind Russell Brisson, `Roz`
Age 69 (age at death) years
Birthday 4th June, 1907
Birthplace Waterbury, Connecticut, USA
Died 28th November, 1976
Place of Death Beverly Hills, California, USA
Cause of Death Breast Cancer
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Bisexual
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Marymount School, Tarrytown, NY, American Academy of Dramatic Art, New York City
Occupation Text Actress, Screenwriter
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Women, Auntie Mame, His Girl Friday
Year(s) Active 1934–1972, 1929–1972
Brand Endorsement (1938) Magazine ad: 1847 Rogers Bros. (silver cutlery)., (1942, 1948) Print ads: Chesterfield cigarettes
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Friend Greer Garson, Merle Oberon, Frank Sinatra, Joan Crawford, Alexis Smith, Craig Stevens, Van Johnson, Loretta Young, Martha Hyer, Cary Grant, Doris Stein, Leland Hayward, Jules Stein, Phyllis Kennedy
Favorite Colors Pink, Red, Green, Blue, Yellow
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Partner Comparison

Rosalind Russell69 GeminiActress
Frederick Brisson72 Pisces
Cary Grant82 CapricornActor
Burgess Meredith89 ScorpioActor
Agnes Moorehead73 SagittariusActress
James Stewart89 TaurusActor
Tim Durant85 LibraSocialite


Lance Brisson
Male7th May, 194373 years old

Onscreen Matchups


The Crooked Hearts1972 Laurita Dorsey TV Movie
Mrs. Pollifax-Spy1971 Mrs. Pollifax Movie
Where Angels Go Trouble Follows!1968 Mother Simplicia Movie
Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad1967 Madame Rosepettle Movie
Rosie!1967 Rosie Lord Movie
The Trouble with Angels1966 Mother Superior Movie
Five Finger Exercise1962 Louise Harington Movie
Gypsy1962 Rose Hovick Movie
A Majority of One1961 Bertha Jacoby Movie
Startime1959 Host TV Show
Auntie Mame1958 Mame Dennis Movie
Wonderful Town1958 Ruth Sherwood TV Movie
Picnic1955 Miss Rosemary Sydney Movie
The Girl Rush1955 Kim Halliday Movie
G.E. True Theater1953 Cynthia TV Show
The Loretta Young Show1953 Guest Hostess TV Show
Never Wave at a WAC1952 Jo McBain Movie
Schlitz Playhouse1951 TV Show
A Woman of Distinction1950 Susan Manning Middlecott Movie
Tell It to the Judge1949 Marsha Meredith Movie
The Velvet Touch1948 Valerie Stanton Movie
Mourning Becomes Electra1947 Lavinia Mannon Movie
The Guilt of Janet Ames1947 Janet Ames Movie
Sister Kenny1946 Elizabeth Kenny Movie
Roughly Speaking1945 Louise Randall Pierson Movie
She Wouldn't Say Yes1945 Dr. Susan A. Lane Movie
Flight for Freedom1943 Tonie Carter Movie
What a Woman!1943 Carol Ainsley Movie
My Sister Eileen1942 Ruth Sherwood Movie
Take a Letter, Darling1942 A.M. MacGregor Movie
The Feminine Touch1941 Julie Hathaway Movie
They Met in Bombay1941 Anya Von Duren Movie
Design for Scandal1941 Judge Cornelia Porter Movie
His Girl Friday1940 Hildy Johnson Movie
No Time for Comedy1940 Linda Paige Esterbrook Movie
This Thing Called Love1940 Ann Winters Movie
Hired Wife1940 Kendal Browning Movie
Fast and Loose1939 Garda Sloane Movie
The Women1939 Mrs. Howard Fowler - Sylvia Movie
Four's a Crowd1938 Jean Christy Movie
The Citadel1938 Christine Movie
Man-Proof1938 Elizabeth Kent Movie
Breakdowns of 19381938 Rosalind (Four's a Crowd outtakes) (uncredited) Short Film
Live, Love and Learn1937 Julie Stoddard Movie
Night Must Fall1937 Olivia Movie
Craig's Wife1936 Harriet Craig Movie
Under Two Flags1936 Lady Venetia Cunningham Movie
It Had to Happen1936 Beatrice Newnes Movie
Trouble for Two1936 Miss Vandeleur Movie
China Seas1935 Sybil Movie
Reckless1935 Josephine (Jo) Mercer Movie
Rendezvous1935 Joel Movie
The Casino Murder Case1935 Doris Movie
West Point of the Air1935 Dare Marshall Movie
The Night Is Young1935 Countess Zarika Rafay Movie
Evelyn Prentice1934 Mrs. Harrison Movie
Forsaking All Others1934 Eleanor Movie
The President Vanishes1934 Sally Voorman Movie
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Jacqualyn HessionJan 14, 2010

One of the screen`s great leading ladies ...Auntie Mame can never be outdown...

Lilis ASep 20, 2008

Ms Russell was actually Irish-American Catholic not Polish Catholic

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