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Rosalind Russell

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His Girl... His Girl Friday - Digitally Remastered. She learned about men from him! His Girl... more info $7.15was $9.99 Buy Now

The Feminine... Jealousy rears it's head in laughter as Rosalind Russell, Don Ameche, Kay... more info $17.56was $21.99 Buy Now

Flight For... Never one to stay typecast, Rosalind Russell followed three years of prime... more info $17.56was $21.99 Buy Now

The Velvet... Rosalind Russell stars in one of her most challenging roles in the suspenseful... more info $17.56was $21.99 Buy Now

Sister Kenny ... Could a simple country nurse possibly have found a treatment for polio when... more info $17.56was $21.99 Buy Now

The Women ... Mothers, daughters, wives, friends: These are the women of THE WOMEN. Based on... more info $15.95was $19.98 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: November 28, 1976
Born: June 4, 1912 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Waterbury, Connecticut, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Crooked Hearts, The (1972) as Laurita Dorsey
A charming but somewhat larcenous widow attempts to snare a rich bachelor through a lonely hearts club, but her scheme boomerangs into a deadly cat-and-mouse game. This marked the TV-movie debut of both Rosalind Russell and Douglas Fairbanks Jr., and was sadly also Russell's last film role.
Mrs. Pollifax--Spy (1971) as Mrs. [Emily] Pollifax
A society woman volunteers to root out enemy agents in Albania.
Where Angels Go ... Trouble Follows! (1968) as Mother Simplicia
A young progressive nun creates headaches for the Mother Superior.
Rosie (1967) as Rosie Lord
Rosie is a sweet, rich and generous woman, especially when is comes to giving money. Daughters, Mildred and Edith, are worried that she will spend all their inheritance, so they plan to have Rosie put away in a home and have her legally declared insane. When Daphne,(Rosie's devoted and caring grand-daughter), over hears their plan, she vows to help her grandmother win.
The Trouble With Angels (1966) as Mother Superior
Two free spirits cause problems at a convent school.
Five Finger Exercise (1962) as Louise Harrington
The arrival of a young tutor triggers emotional crises for a wealthy family.
Gypsy (1962) as Rose
A domineering mother pushes her two daughters to burlesque stardom.
A Majority of One (1962) as Mrs. Jacoby
A Jewish widow falls in love with a Japanese businessman.
Auntie Mame (1958) as Auntie Mame [Dennis]
An eccentric heiress raises her nephew to be a free spirit.
Picnic (1955) as Rosemary [Sydney], the school teacher
A handsome drifter ignites passions at a small-town Labor Day picnic.
The Girl Rush (1955) as Kim Halliday
Never Wave at a WAC (1953) as Jo McBain
A divorced socialite joins the Army hoping it will improve her love life.
A Woman of Distinction (1950) as Susan Manning Middlecott
A publicity hungry press agent creates a romance between an icy college dean and a visiting lecturer.
Tell It to the Judge (1949) as Marsha Meredith
To win back her husband, a divorcee pretends to be married to a loser.
The Velvet Touch (1948) as Valerie Stanton
After accidentally killing her lecherous producer, a famous actress tries to hide her guilt.
Mourning Becomes Electra (1947) as Lavinia Mannon
Repressed passions and shameful secrets destroy a New England family.
The Guilt of Janet Ames (1947) as Janet Ames
A hard-drinking reporter tries to help the embittered widow of the soldier who had saved his life during the war.
Sister Kenny (1946) as Elizabeth Kenny
True story of the Australian nurse who fought to gain acceptance for her polio-treatment methods.
Roughly Speaking (1945) as Louise Randall
A man's wild moneymaking schemes leave his wife to raise their family.
She Wouldn't Say Yes (1945) as Dr. Susan Lane
A female psychiatrist who's sworn off love falls for a handsome veteran.
What a Woman! (1943) as Carol Ainsley
A female literary agent tries to make her star client as adventures as his most famous character.
Flight for Freedom (1943) as Tonie Carter
A female pilot breaks the Los Angeles to New York record and attracts the interest of the U.S. Navy, who want to send her on a spy mission.
My Sister Eileen (1942) as Ruth Sherwood
Two sisters - one smart, one pretty - move to New York to build careers.
Take a Letter, Darling (1942) as A. M. "Mac" MacGregor
A female executive hires a male secretary.
They Met in Bombay (1941) as Anya von Duren [also known as the Baroness von Duren]
Rival jewel thieves on the run find love in the Far East.
Design for Scandal (1941) as Judge Cornelia Porter
A reporter is assigned to dig up dirt on a lady judge.
This Thing Called Love (1941) as Ann Winters
A new bride insists on postponing the wedding night until she and her husband are sure it''''s forever.
The Feminine Touch (1941) as Julie Hathaway
An author writing a book on jealousy discovers his wife is an expert on the subject.
Hired Wife (1940) as Kendal Browning
An ad man asks his secretary Kendall to marry him as a loophole in order to protect his finances during an important business deal.
His Girl Friday (1940) as Hildy Johnson
An unscrupulous editor plots to keep his star reporter-and ex-wife-from re-marrying.
No Time for Comedy (1940) as Linda [Paige] Esterbrook
A wealthy culture vulture tries to steal a playwright from his actress wife.
The Women (1939) as Mrs. Howard Fowler, Sylvia
A happily married woman lets her catty friends talk her into divorce when her husband strays.
Fast and Loose (1939) as Garda Sloane
Married book-dealers Joel and Garda Sloane investigate the killing of a noted collector.
The Citadel (1938) as Christine [Barlow Manson]
A struggling doctor is tempted to give up his ideals for a posh high-society practice.
Man-Proof (1938) as Elizabeth Kent [Wythe]
A woman refuses to give up on the man she loves, even after he marries someone else.
Four's a Crowd (1938) as Jean Christy
A publicist falls for his most difficult client's daughter.
Live, Love and Learn (1937) as Julie Stoddard [Graham]
A bohemian artist and a society girl try to adjust to marriage.
Night Must Fall (1937) as Olivia [Grayne]
A charming young man worms his way into a wealthy woman''''s household, then reveals a deadly secret.
It Had to Happen (1936) as Beatrice Newnes
A poor boy (Raft) rises to power in politics. When the banker (Dinehart) husband of his secret love (Russell) takes money and flees the country, he replaces the lost amount and becomes implicated in the crime.
Under Two Flags (1936) as Lady Venetia Cunningham
Sergeant Victor comes to the French Foreign Legion after taking the blame for his brother's crime. Cigarette falls in love with him though Major Doyle is in love with her. Doyle sends Victor on dangerous assignments to be rid of him. He falls in love with Lady Venetia Cunningham, a visitor to the garrison.
Trouble for Two (1936) as [Princess Brenda, also known as] Miss Vandeleur
Before he can marry, a European prince gets mixed up with a suicide club.
Craig's Wife (1936) as Harriet Craig
A woman puts her beautiful house ahead of her family.
The Casino Murder Case (1935) as Doris [Reed]
Society sleuth Philo Vance takes on a series of murders at an aging dowager's mansion.
Rendezvous (1935) as Joel [Carter]
A decoding expert tangles with enemy spies.
China Seas (1935) as Sybil [Barclay]
A sea captain caught in a romantic triangle has to fight off modern-day pirates.
West Point of the Air (1935) as Dare Marshall
An army sergeant inspires his son to become an ace flyer.
Reckless (1935) as [Josephine] "Jo" [Mercer]
A theatrical star gets in over her head when she marries a drunken millionaire.
The President Vanishes (1935) as Sally Voorman
The Night Is Young (1935) as Countess Rafay
A European nobleman falls for a ballerina.
Forsaking All Others (1934) as Eleanor
A woman pursues the wrong man for almost twenty years.
Evelyn Prentice (1934) as Mrs. [Nancy] Harrison
A criminal lawyer's wife faces blackmail when she has an affair.

Writer (feature film)

Mrs. Pollifax--Spy (1971) as Screenwriter
A society woman volunteers to root out enemy agents in Albania.
The Unguarded Moment (1956) as Based on a Story by
When a high-school teacher is attacked, evidence implicates a troubled student.

Music (feature film)

Destroyer (2018)
Rhosyn a Rhith (1987) as Song Performer ("Everything'S Coming Up Roses")
The projectionist and the ice-cream lady of a movie theater plot to keep the place going.

Cast (special)

American Film Institute Salute to John Ford, The (1973)
The American Film Institute presents its first Life Achievement Award to director John Ford.
Rosalind Russell Show, The (1959) as Host
A musical revue that traces the changes in show business over the years.
Wonderful Town (1958) as Ruth Sherwood
The story of Ruth and Eileen Sherwood, two sisters who arrive in New York's Greenwich Village from Columbus, Ohio, seeking fame and fortune: Ruth as a writer, and Eileen as an actress. Based on the "My Sister Eileen" stories by Ruth McKenney. See also "My Sister Eileen" (series) and "You Should Mee

Cast (short)

King & Queen Meet the Stars (1954)
In this promotional short film, the king and queen of England meet various Hollywood stars.
You Can't Fool a Camera (1941)
This short film focuses on the creation of the camera and how it can capture the "truth."
The Candid Camera Story (Very Candid) of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures 1937 Convention (1936)
This short film chronicles various events associated with MGM's 1937 convention for the studio's national sales and distribution staff.

Misc. Crew (short)

Breakdowns of 1941 (1941)
This short film presents a blooper reel containing clips of various movies from 1941.

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