June 21, 1921
January 25, 1990
5 ft 7 in | 170 cm
38-24-36 in | 96.5-61-91.5 cm
59 kg | 130 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell was born in Bemidji, Minnesota, United States, on June 21, 1921, was an American actress.
Young Jane Russell first started acting during her years at the Van Nuys High School in stage productions, she also modeled for photographers.
She made her big screen debut in Western movie The Outlaw (1943), in her breakthrough role as Rio McDonald.
She began her singing career with the Kay Kyser Orchestra on radio in 1947.
She got her Broadway debut in musical "Company" (1971) in role as Joanne.
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Jane Russell body measurements was bust-waist-hip 38-24-36 in inches or 96.5-61-91.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size was 34D with cup size D.
She played Dorothy Shaw in musical comedy film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953).
The Paleface (1948) comedy Western as Calamity Jane
His Kind of Woman (1951) drama noir as Lenore Brent
Double Dynamite (1951) musical comedy as Mildred "Mibs" Goodhue
Macao (1952) noir adventure as Julie Benton
Underwater! (1955) adventure as Theresa Gray
The Tall Men (1955) Western as Nella Turner
Son of Paleface (1952) comedy Western as Mike "the Torch" Delroy
Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1955) musical romantic comedy as Bonnie Jones / Mimi Jones
The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956) romantic drama as Mamie Stover
She played Rose Hollister in NBC soap opera The Yellow Rose (1984), in 3 episodes.
Attended Van Nuys High School.
Studied drama and acting with Max Reinhardt's Theatrical Workshop.
Had brothers: Thomas, Kenneth, Jamie and Wallace.
She appeared in more than 20 films throughout her career.
She was signed seven-year contract with Howard Hughes in 1940.
She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6850 Hollywood Boulevard in 1960.
She wrote an autobiography "Jane Russell: My Path and My Detours" (1985).
She was good friends with Terry Moore.
She won the Golden Apple for Most Cooperative Actress in 1955.
She won the Golden Boot Award in 1984.
She won the Berlin International Film Festival Berlinale Camera in 1991.
She won the Marco Island Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001.
Had three adopted children.
Russell died on February 28, 2011, Santa Maria, California, United States, at the age of 89.
She was married to:
John Calvin Peoples (1974-1999)
Roger Barrett (1968)
Robert Waterfield (1943-1968)
She dated John Payne (1942-1943).