Gail Russell

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Birthday
21, 1924
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Aug 26, 1961 (36)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
21, 1924
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Aug 26, 1961 (36)

About

She became known for appearing in Angel and the Badman as well as The Uninvited, and died tragically at age 36.

Before Fame

She was recruited to act by Paramount Pictures because of her uncommon physical beauty, despite her total lack of acting experience.

Trivia

Her career was cut short due to a severe alcohol addiction, which led to her driving her convertible into a coffee shop in 1957.

Family Life

She married actor Guy Madison in 1949 but divorced him by 1954.

Associated With

She starred opposite John Wayne in the 1947 film Angel and the Badman.

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