Jane Russell

1921 - 2011

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Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell (June 21, 1921 – February 28, 2011) was an American actress, singer, and model. She is known as one of Hollywood's leading sex symbols in the 1940s and 1950s. Russell moved from the Midwest to California, where she had her first film role in Howard Hughes' The Outlaw (1943). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jane Russell has received more than 3,371,373 page views. Her biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Jane Russell is the 697th most popular actor (down from 633rd in 2019), the 1,285th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,286th in 2019) and the 350th most popular American Actor.

Jane Russell was most famous for her voluptuous figure and her acting in the movie The Outlaw.

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  • 3.4M

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  • 69.44

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  • 47

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  • 3.25

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  • 5.07

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Among actors, Jane Russell ranks 697 out of 10,030Before her are Setsuko Hara, Julie Walters, Michel Galabru, Charles Boyer, Lucy Liu, and Michael Nyqvist. After her are Bernard Hill, Glenn Ford, Ben Stiller, Orlando Bloom, Alan Alda, and Wesley Snipes.

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Among people born in 1921, Jane Russell ranks 70Before her are Dobrica Ćosić, Louis Jourdan, Karel Appel, Harald Quandt, Peter Benenson, and Abdul Salam Arif. After her are Franco Corelli, Robert Bruce Merrifield, Viktor Kulikov, Gérard Debreu, Oskar Gröning, and Miklós Jancsó. Among people deceased in 2011, Jane Russell ranks 52Before her are Ernesto Sabato, Ralph M. Steinman, Baruj Benacerraf, Leonora Carrington, Dev Anand, and Michael Gough. After her are Ante Marković, Har Gobind Khorana, Tom Gehrels, Maria Altmann, Michael Cacoyannis, and Betty Ford.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jane Russell ranks 1,285 out of 15,968Before her are David McClelland (1917), Dionne Warwick (1940), Danielle Steel (1947), Rick Rubin (1963), Ike Turner (1931), and James Baldwin (1924). After her are Red Cloud (1822), Mark Spitz (1950), Francis Peyton Rous (1879), Rosalynn Carter (1927), Edward Tatum (1909), and William Carlos Williams (1883).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jane Russell ranks 350Before her are James Garner (1928), Frank Langella (1938), James Spader (1960), Eva Marie Saint (1924), Ron Howard (1954), and Lucy Liu (1968). After her are Ben Stiller (1965), Alan Alda (1936), Wesley Snipes (1962), Candice Bergen (1946), Tony Lip (1930), and Virginia Cherrill (1908).

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