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Birth Name: Jane Russell
Born: 06/21/1921
Birth Place: Bemidji, Minnesota, USA
Death Place: Santa Maria, California, USA
Died: 02/28/2011

Born Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell in Bemidji, MN, she was the sole sister amidst a brood of four boys born to Roy Russell and Geraldine Jacobi on June 21, 1921. The family moved several times during her early years, first to Canada (home to Russell's grandparents), then to Minnesota and finally to southern California. Russell's mother was a former actress and approved of her daughter's interest in music and drama. According to her 1985 autobiography, Russell's childhood was also flecked with genuine drama - she survived two assaults and a botched abortion at 19, which resulted in her becoming unable to naturally conceive. After her father's early death at the age of 46, Russell went to w... Continue Bio >>


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