Rosalind Russell

Birthday:
06/04/1907
Place of birth:
Waterbury, Connecticut, USA:
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.

Credits

That's Entertainment! III (1994)
as (archive footage)
Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics (1994)
as Hildy Johnson (archive footage) (uncredited)
James Stewart's Wonderful Life (1988)
as (archive footage)
The Crooked Hearts (1972)
as Laurita Dorsey
Mrs. Pollifax — Spy (1971)
as Mrs. Pollifax
Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows (1968)
as Mother Simplicia
Rosie! (1967)
as Rosie Lord
Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad (1967)
as Madame Rosepettle
The Trouble with Angels (1966)
as Mother Superior
Gypsy (1962)
as Rose Hovick
Five Finger Exercise (1962)
as Louise Harington
A Majority of One (1961)
as Mrs. Bertha Jacoby
Auntie Mame (1958)
as Mame Dennis
Wonderful Town (1958)
as Ruth Sherwood
Picnic (1955)
as Rosemary Sidney, the School Teacher
The Girl Rush (1955)
as Kim Halliday
Never Wave at a WAC (1953)
as Josephine "Jo" McBain
A Woman of Distinction (1950)
as Susan Middlecott
Tell It to the Judge (1949)
as Marsha Meredith
The Velvet Touch (1948)
as Valerie Stanton
Mourning Becomes Electra (1947)
as Lavinia Mannon
The Guilt of Janet Ames (1947)
as Janet Ames
Blow-Ups of 1947 (1947)
as Herself
Sister Kenny (1946)
as Elizabeth Kenny
She Wouldn't Say Yes (1945)
as Dr. Susan A. Lane
Roughly Speaking (1945)
as Louise Randall Pierson
Breakdowns of 1944 (1944)
as Herself
What a Woman (1943)
as Carol Ainsley
Flight for Freedom (1943)
as Tonie Carter
My Sister Eileen (1942)
as Ruth Sherwood
Take a Letter, Darling (1942)
as A.M. MacGregor
Design for Scandal (1941)
as Judge Cornelia C. Porter
Breakdowns of 1941 (1941)
as Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
The Feminine Touch (1941)
as Julie Hathaway
They Met in Bombay (1941)
as Anya Von Duren
This Thing Called Love (1940)
as Ann Winters
No Time for Comedy (1940)
as Linda Paige Esterbrook
Hired Wife (1940)
as Kendal Browning
Hollywood: Style Center of the World (1940)
as Herself
His Girl Friday (1940)
as Hildy Johnson
The Miracle of Sound (1940)
The Women (1939)
as Sylvia Fowler
From the Ends of the Earth (1939)
Fast and Loose (1939)
as Garda Sloane
The Citadel (1938)
as Christine Manson
Four's a Crowd (1938)
as Jean Christy
Breakdowns of 1938 (1938)
as Herself
Man-Proof (1938)
as Elizabeth Kent
Live, Love and Learn (1937)
as Julie Stoddard
The Romance of Celluloid (1937)
as Herself
Night Must Fall (1937)
as Olivia Grayne
Craig's Wife (1936)
as Harriet Craig
Screen Snapshots (Series 16, No. 1) (1936)
Trouble for Two (1936)
as Miss Vandeleur
Under Two Flags (1936)
as Lady Venetia Cunningham
It Had to Happen (1936)
as Beatrice Newnes
Rendezvous (1935)
as Joel Carter
China Seas (1935)
as Sybil Barclay
Reckless (1935)
as Josephine 'Jo' Mercer
West Point of the Air (1935)
as Mrs. Dare Marshall
The Casino Murder Case (1935)
as Doris
The Night Is Young (1935)
as Countess Zarika Rafay
Forsaking All Others (1934)
as Eleanor
The President Vanishes (1934)
as Sally Voorman
Evelyn Prentice (1934)
as Mrs. Nancy Harrison

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