Gail Russell
Date of Birth
Sep 23, 1924
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL


Sad-eyed actress Gail Russell was attending Santa Monica High School when she was spotted by a Paramount talent scout. Signed by the studio in 1942, Russell made her feature debut in Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour (1942). Her haunting, melancholy beauty was ideally suited for the ingénue role in the lavish Paramount supernatural yarn The Uninvited (1944). She also displayed a natural comic sense as...