Gail Russell

Gail Russell
1924 - 1961
Gail Russell  American Actress

Gail Russell dating history


Gail Russell was previously married to Guy Madison.

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

Gail Russell had an encounter with John Farrow (1947).


American Actress Gail Russell passed away on 26th Aug 1961 Los Angeles, California aged 36. Born Elizabeth L. Russell on 21st September, 1924 (Virgo) in Chicago, Illinois and educated at Van Nuys High School, Gail Russell is most remembered for Angel and The Badman. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Gail Russell is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and California Democrats.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 5 years - -
Dating3 79 years, 7 months 53 years, 1 month -
Encounter1 - - -
Total5 79 years, 7 months 32 years, 10 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, Illinois
Died 26th August, 1961
Place of Death Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death Liver failure (complications due to alcoholism)
Buried Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery in North Hollywood, California
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 (born Betty Gale Russell; September 21, 1924 – August 26, 1961) was an American film and television actress.

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Gail Russell36 VirgoActress
John Wayne72 GeminiActor
Guy Madison74 CapricornActor
John Farrow58 AquariusDirector
Jimmy Lydon98 GeminiActor
Freddie Bartholomew67 AriesActor


The Silent Call1961Flore BrancatoMovie
The Rebel1959Cassandra BannisterTV Show
Manhunt1959Mrs. ClarkTV Show
No Place to Land1958Lynn DillonMovie
The Tattered Dress1957Carol MorrowMovie
7 Men from Now1956Annie GreerMovie
Studio 571954Jane FinleyTV 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
Variety Girl1947Gail RussellMovie
Calcutta1946Virginia MooreMovie
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 Dark1944BarbaraMovie
Our Hearts Were Young and Gay1944Cornelia Otis SkinnerMovie
The Uninvited1944Stella MeredithMovie
Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour1943Virginia LowryMovie
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notnefnotnefJun 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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