Rosalind Russell

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Rosalind Russell
Photo Credit: luvsydb
Age: 69 (age at death)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: The Women, Auntie Mame, His Girl Friday

Rosalind Russell (June 4, 1907 – November 28, 1976) was an American actress of stage and screen, 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 and was tied with Meryl Streep for most wins until Streep won her sixth award in 2007. 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 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. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 266 photos, 21 quotes, 27 trivia items, 11 magazines, 90 lists, 18 awards, 3 pictorials, 5 on-screen matchups, 133 film credits, 27 news stories, 6 relationships, and key facts about Rosalind Russell!

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Rosalind Russell is a member of the following lists: Academy Honorary Award recipients, Mame, American film actors, American female singers, Best Musical or Comedy Actress Golden Globe (film) winners, California Republicans, Best Drama Actress Golden Globe (film) winners, Cancer deaths in California, People from Waterbury, Connecticut and American Roman Catholics.

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Nominated for 18 Awards | Won 9

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