Jane Russell Short Bio
Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell or better known as Jane Russell is American film actress, and was one of Hollywood’s leading sex symbols that very famous around decade of 1940s and 1950s. She was born in Bemidji, Minnesota, to Roy William Russell and Geraldine Jacobi, has a Gemini sign and the eldest daughter of five children. Her father is Leutenan in the U.S Army and her mom is occasionally an actress. Before conducting acting, she was studied with Max Reinhardt’s Theatrical Workshop and also being a model too.
Jane Russell Body Measurements Table
|Date of birth||June 21, 1921|
|Age||89 years old (dead on February 28, 2011)|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches|
|Hip Size||36 inches|
|Waist Size||24 inches|
|Weight||59 kg or 130 pounds|
Jane Russell Career
Jane Russell made the debut in a film by appeared in The Outlaw (1943), a story about Billy the Kid. With her provocative pose and act, she was received people attention even wider. She stole people attention because wearing under-wire bra that something controversial at that time. She then appeared also in the film Young Widow for RKO and played as the character Joan Kenwood.Jane Russell also spread her wings as the musician by launched the single As Long As I Live” and “Boin-n-n-ng!” those single not too famous but she wont give up and released another single “Kisses and Tears,” with Frank Sinatra and The Modernaires. Jane Russell got the mainstream success after appeared in some films like The Paleface, Son of Paleface and the hit film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes among others.
Jane Russell Controversies
Jane Russell may one of classical actress that dare enough to exposed her body trough sexy appearance. Her sensual and provocative pose in the film the Outlaw even facing the problem with the censorship.But after her died, she was received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Jane Russell Dating
Jane Russell married for the first time to Bob Waterfield, an football athlete for the first time on April 24, 1943 but latter divorced in July 1968. She then dated and married to actor Roger Barrett on January 31, 1974 and stay together with him till her husband died from heart attack on April 9, 1999. Jane Russell then dated and remarried again to real-estate broker John Calvin Peoples on January 31, 1974 but again her husband died because of heart failure on April 9, 1999. After that, Russell didn’t married again till her death on February 28, 2011 due to respiratory-related illness.