Russ Columbo

Russ Columbo
1908 - 1934

Russ Columbo  American Singer


Russ Columbo passed away on 2nd Sep 1934 aged 26. His last relationship was when Carole Lombard and Russ Columbo were dating for 1 year before Russ Columbo died aged 26.


Russ Columbo was in relationships with Carole Lombard (1933 - 1934), Hannah Williams (1933), Sally Blane (1933), Pola Negri (1932 - present), Dorothy Dell (1931 - 1932), Loretta Young, Lupe Velez and Greta Garbo ( - present).


Russ Columbo is a 26 year old American Singer. Born Ruggerio Eugenio di Rudolpho Colombo on 14th January, 1908 in Camden, New Jersey, USA, he is famous for Too Beautiful for Words in a career that spans 1921–1934. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Russ Columbo is a member of the following lists: Male actors of Italian descent, 20th-century American male actors and 20th-century American singers.


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Confirmed Relationships8
Longest Relationship84 yrs, 9 mths
Shortest Relationship12 mths
Average Relationship Length10 yrs, 10 mths
First Name Russ
Middle Name Eugenio di Rodolfo
Last Name Columbo
Full Name at Birth Ruggerio Eugenio di Rudolpho Colombo
Age 26 (age at death) years
Birthday 14th January, 1908
Birthplace Camden, New Jersey, USA
Died 2nd September, 1934
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Accidental Shooting
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature His Voice
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer, Actor, Musician
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Too Beautiful for Words
Music Genre (Text) Solo-country
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1921–1934, 1921–34
Music Style Easy Listening, Orchestral Pop, Vocal Pop, Popular Music Entry, Tin Pan Alley Pop
Music Mood Amiable/Good-Natured, Refined/Mannered, Romantic, Sentimental, Bright, Relaxed, Elegant, Confident, Sweet, Precious, Reserved, Smooth, Warm, Carefree, Whimsical, Freewheeling, Sugary, Naive, Fun, Light, Gleeful
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Violin
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Father Nicola Colombo
Mother Giulia (Julia) Colombo
Friend Bing Crosby
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Russ Columbo26 CapricornSinger
Carole Lombard33 LibraComedian
Hannah Williams61 CancerSinger
Sally Blane87 CancerActress
Pola Negri90 CapricornActress
Dorothy Dell19 AquariusActress
Lupe Velez36 CancerActress
Greta Garbo84 VirgoActress
Loretta Young87 CapricornActress


Moulin Rouge1934Russ ColumboMovie
Wake Up and Dream1934Paul ScottiMovie
Broadway Thru a Keyhole1933Clark BrianMovie
That Goes Double1933Russ ColumboMovie
Hell Bound1931Movie
The Texan1930Singing Cowboy at Campfire (uncredited)Movie
Dynamite1929Singing Mexican Prisoner (uncredited)Movie
The Wolf Song1929Ambrosio GuiterrezMovie
Street Girl1929Violinist - Gus Arnheim and His Ambassaors (uncredited)Movie
Wonder of Women1929Movie