Person Details

Birthday: 1907-06-04 16:32:14

Death: 1976-11-28 16:32:14

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Female

Place of birth: Waterbury, Connecticut, USA

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Movie Involvements: 36

TV Involvements: 4


Most Famous Work

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rosalind Russell (June 4, 1907 – November 28, 1976) was an American actress of stage and screen, perhaps best known for her role as a fast-talking newspaper reporter in the Howard Hawks screwball comedy His Girl Friday, as well as the role of Mame Dennis in the film Auntie Mame. She won all 5 Golden Globes for which she was nominated, and was tied with Meryl Streep for wins until 2007 when Streep was awarded a sixth. Russell won a Tony Award in 1953 for Best Performance by an Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Ruth in the Broadway show Wonderful Town (a musical based the film My Sister Eileen, in which she also starred). Russell was known for playing character roles, exceptionally wealthy, dignified ladylike women. She had a wide career span from the 1930s to the 1970s and attributed her long career to the fact that, although usually playing classy and glamorous roles, she never became a sex symbol, not being famous for her looks. Description above from the Wikipedia article Rosalind Russell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

What's My Line?
Average
7

What's My Line?

(1950) Self - Mystery Guest
The Oscars
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7

The Oscars

(1953) Self
Picnic
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6

Picnic

(1956) Rosemary, the School Teacher
That's Entertainment! III
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7

That's Entertainment! III

(1994) (archive footage)
The Citadel
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6

The Citadel

(1938) Christine Manson
James Stewart: A Wonderful Life
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6

James Stewart: A Wonderful Life

(1988) Self (archive footage)
China Seas
Average
7

China Seas

(1935) Sybil Barclay
Night Must Fall
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7

Night Must Fall

(1937) Olivia Grayne

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
1994 (archive footage)
Hildy Johnson (archive footage) (uncredited)
1988 Self (archive footage)
1973 Self
Self
1972 Laurita Dorsey
1971 Mrs. Pollifax
1968 Mother Simplicia
1967 Rosie Lord
Madame Rosepettle
1966 Mother Superior
1962 Rose Hovick
Louise Harington
1961 Mrs. Bertha Jacoby
1959 N/A
1958 Mame Dennis
Ruth Sherwood
1956 Rosemary - The School Teacher
1955 Kim Halliday
1953 Self - Guest Host
Self
Cynthia
Josephine "Jo" McBain
1951 N/A
1950 Susan Middlecott
Self - Mystery Guest
1949 Marsha Meredith
1948 Valerie Stanton
Self
1947 Lavinia Mannon
Janet Ames
Herself
1946 Elizabeth Kenny
1945 Dr. Susan A. Lane
Self
Louise Randall Pierson
1944 Self
1943 Carol Ainsley
Tonie Carter
1942 Ruth Sherwood
A.M. MacGregor
1941 Judge Cornelia C. Porter
Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Julie Hathaway
Anya Von Duren
1940 Ann Winters
Linda Paige Esterbrook
Kendal Browning
Self
Hildy Johnson
Self
1939 Sylvia Fowler
Self
Garda Sloane
1938 Christine Manson
Jean Christy
Herself
Elizabeth Kent
1937 Julie Stoddard
Self
Olivia Grayne
1936 Harriet Craig
Self
Miss Vandeleur
Lady Venetia Cunningham
Beatrice Newnes
1935 Joel Carter
Sybil Barclay
Josephine 'Jo' Mercer
Mrs. Dare Marshall
Doris
Countess Zarika Rafay
1934 Eleanor
Sally Voorman
Mrs. Nancy Harrison
Self
Year Character Movie/Tv

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
1971 Screenplay
1956 Story
Year Role Movie/Tv

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