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Rosalind Russell

Actress / Film Actress / Character Actress / Model (person) / Television Actress / Screenwriter / Stage Actress | * 06/04/1907 († 69, 11/28/1976) | Waterbury, Connecticut (United States of America (USA))
Catherine Rosalind Russell (June 4, 1907 – November 28, 1976) was an American actress, known for her role as fast-talking newspaper reporter Hildy Johnson in the Howard Hawks screwball comedy His Girl Friday (1940), as well as for her portrayals of Mame Dennis in Auntie Mame (1958) and Rose in Gypsy (1962). A noted comedian, she won all five Golden Globes for which she was nominated. Russell won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical in 1953 for her portrayal of Ruth in the Broadway show Wonderful Town (a musical based on the film My Sister Eileen, in which she also starred). She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress four times throughout her career. In addition to her success as a comedic lead, Russell was known for playing dramatic characters, especially wealthy, dignified, ladylike women, being one of the few actresses of her time who regularly played professiona... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Rosalind Russell

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award Golden Plate Award Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame 4x Academy Award for Best Actress Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play

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Movies with Rosalind Russell as Actress(66)

as (archive footage)1994 That's Entertainment! III
as Hildy Johnson (archive footage) (uncredited)1994 Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics
as (archive footage)1988 James Stewart's Wonderful Life
as Laurita Dorsey1972 The Crooked Hearts
as Mrs. Pollifax1971 Mrs. Pollifax — Spy
as Mother Simplicia1968 Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows
as Rosie Lord1967 Rosie!
as Mother Superior1966 The Trouble with Angels
as Rose Hovick1962 Gypsy
as Louise Harington1962 Five Finger Exercise
as Mrs. Bertha Jacoby1961 A Majority of One
as Mame Dennis1958 Auntie Mame
as Ruth Sherwood1958 Wonderful Town
as Rosemary Sidney, the School Teacher1956 Picnic
as Kim Halliday1955 The Girl Rush
as Josephine "Jo" McBain1953 Never Wave at a WAC
as Susan Manning Middlecott1950 A Woman of Distinction
as Marsha1949 Tell It to the Judge
as Valerie Stanton1948 The Velvet Touch
as Lavinia Mannon1947 Mourning Becomes Electra
as herself1947 Blow-Ups of 1947
as Janet Ames1947 The Guilt of Janet Ames
as Elizabeth Kenny1946 Sister Kenny
as Dr. Susan A. Lane1945 She Wouldn't Say Yes
as Louise Randall Pierson1945 Roughly Speaking
as herself1944 Breakdowns of 1944
as Carol Ainsley1943 What a Woman
as Tonie Carter1943 Flight for Freedom
as Ruth Sherwood1942 My Sister Eileen
as A.M. MacGregor1942 Take a Letter, Darling
as Julie Hathaway1941 The Feminine Touch
as Anya Von Duren1941 They Met in Bombay
as Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)1941 Breakdowns of 1941
as Judge Cornelia C. Porter1941 Design for Scandal
as Hildy Johnson1940 His Girl Friday
as Ann Winters1940 This Thing Called Love
as Kendal Browning1940 Hired Wife
as Linda Paige Esterbrook1940 No Time for Comedy
as Sylvia Fowler1939 The Women
as Garda Sloane1939 Fast and Loose
as Jean Christy1938 Four's a Crowd
as Christine Manson1938 The Citadel
as herself1938 Breakdowns of 1938
as Elizabeth Kent1938 Man-Proof
as Julie Stoddard1937 Live, Love and Learn
as Olivia Grayne1937 Night Must Fall
as Harriet Craig1936 Craig's Wife
as Beatrice Newnes1936 It Had to Happen
as Miss Vandeleur1936 Trouble for Two
as Lady Venetia Cunningham1936 Under Two Flags
as Countess Zarika Rafay1935 The Night Is Young
as Joel Carter1935 Rendezvous
as Sybil Barclay1935 China Seas
as Josephine 'Jo' Mercer1935 Reckless
as Mrs. Dare Marshall1935 West Point of the Air
as Mrs. Nancy Harrison1934 Evelyn Prentice
as Sally Voorman1934 The President Vanishes
as Eleanor1934 Forsaking All Others

TV Shows/Series with Rosalind Russell as Actress(5)

Movies with Rosalind Russell as Crew(2)

Writing/Screenplay1971 Mrs. Pollifax — Spy
Writing/Story1956 The Unguarded Moment

Full Name: Rosalind Russell
Born: Tuesday, 06/04 1907 (June) in Waterbury, Connecticut (United States of America (USA))
Died: Sunday, 11/28 1976 (November) in Beverly Hills (aged: 69)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Rosalind Russell frequently works together with these people:
James Stewart (15x, Actor)
Cedric Gibbons (15x, Crew)
Douglas Shearer (14x, Crew)
Bess Flowers (8x, Actress)
Robert Montgomery (8x, Actor)
Myrna Loy (8x, Actress)
William Powell (8x, Actor)
Adrian (8x, Crew)
Joseph Walker (8x, Crew)
Joan Crawford (7x, Actress)
Edwin B. Willis (7x, Crew)
John Newland (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8595, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 09/24/2021