Russel Thaw
Date of Birth
Oct 25, 1910
Birth Place:
Berlin, Germany


The young son of the scandalous Evelyn Nesbit, Russell Thaw appeared solely in the films of his mother, most of which were apologetic depictions of the scandal that made the Thaw family a cause célèbre in the first decade of the 20th century. In June of 1906, Philadephia socialite Harry K. Thaw shot and killed his young bride's reputed lover, architect Stanford White. The assassination, as it...