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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

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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 ...
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1934:
Film debut, "Evelyn Prentice"
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Became typed by MGM in the mid and late 1930s as either classy Englishwomen ("Lady Mary" roles she would later call them) or as a rival to/substitute for Myrna Loy
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Enjoyed good leading roles in notable films including "Craig's Wife" (1936), "Night Must Fall" (1937) and "The Citadel" (1938)
1939:
Confirmed star status with her role in "The Women"
1941:
Opted not to renew her seven-year contract when it came time for renegotiation; began free-lancing
1953:
Enjoyed landmark stage success in the long-running musical version of her 1942 comedy "My Sister Eileen", "Wonderful Town"
1955:
Returned to films after a three-year absence with roles in "The Girl Rush" and "Picnic"
1958:
Played one of her most famous roles, the title heroine of "Auntie Mame"; received her fourth Oscar nomination for Best Actress
1970:
Last feature film, "The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax"
1972:
Last film, the TV-movie, "The Crooked Hearts"

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