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Gail Russell

Gail RussellBorn: 21-Sep-1924
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 26-Aug-1961
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park, North Hollywood, CA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Angel and the Badman

Died of a alcohol-related heart attack, in her apartment surrounded by empty liquor bottles.

Brother: George Russell (musician)
Husband: Guy Madison (actor, m. 1949, div. 1954)
Boyfriend: John Wayne (according to Wayne's wife Esperanza)

    High School: Van Nuys High School, Van Nuys, CA
    High School: Santa Monica High School, Santa Monica, CA

    Alcoholics Anonymous
    unknown detox facility
    Driving While Intoxicated (24-Nov-1953)
    Hit and Run North Hollywood (1955)
    Driving While Intoxicated (4-Jul-1957)
    Failure to Appear (1957)
    Heart Attack
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

    No Place to Land (3-Oct-1958)
    The Tattered Dress (14-Mar-1957)
    Seven Men from Now (4-Aug-1956) · Annie Greer
    Air Cadet (14-Mar-1951)
    The Lawless (1-Jun-1950) · Sunny Garcia
    Captain China (2-Feb-1950)
    The Great Dan Patch (8-Nov-1949)
    El Paso (23-Mar-1949)
    Song of India (28-Feb-1949) · Princess Tara
    Wake of the Red Witch (30-Dec-1948) · Angelique Desaix
    Night Has a Thousand Eyes (13-Oct-1948)
    Moonrise (1-Oct-1948) · Gilly Johnson
    Variety Girl (29-Aug-1947) · Herself
    Calcutta (23-Apr-1947) · Virginia Moore
    Angel and the Badman (15-Feb-1947) · Penny Worth
    The Bachelor's Daughters (6-Sep-1946)
    Our Hearts Were Growing Up (14-Jun-1946)
    Duffy's Tavern (28-Sep-1945) · Herself
    The Unseen (12-May-1945)
    Salty O'Rourke (22-Mar-1945)
    The Uninvited (16-Oct-1944) · Stella Meredith
    Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (2-Sep-1944) · Cornelia Otis Skinner
    Lady in the Dark (10-Feb-1944)

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