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Jane Russell RIP Legendary Actress Dead at 89

Empire Says:

We lost a bona fide cinematic legend yesterday as Jane Russell, most famous for the likes of 1953’s Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, died at the age of 89.

Born with the somewhat unwieldy name Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell in Minnesota in 1921, she moved with her family to California when her father retired from the army and accepted a job in the state. Both her parents were influential on her future career, with her mother’s work as an actress as a guiding influence and the sudden death of her father curtailing her thoughts of becoming a designer. She took work as a secretary and receptionist to help support her father, but an underlying interest in drama, born of school clubs, still pulled at her.

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Crazay2107d ago

A true sex symbol of her times is gone.

RIP Ms.Russell

Davidmcvay2107d ago

So sad, she was a legend. RIP

darklordzor2107d ago

Gosh...just a couple days after the Oscars and we're already starting to fill up for next years memorium tribut.