Jane Russell

About Jane Russell

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Jane Russell was an American film actress born on June 21, 1921 in Bemidji, Minnesota. Her big break came with Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, where she co-starred with Marilyn Monroe. In addition to her acting talent, she made her mark as a singer by recording an original full-length album. Russell was, and is, considered one of Hollywood’s leading actresses and sex symbols of the mid-20th century.

1985 – Penned her autobiography, Jane Russell: My Path and My Detours

20+ films starred in throughout her career

1st international adoption program was founded by Russell in 1955.

2 radio appearances

3 children adopted

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