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Also Known As: William Lerche, Bill Russell Died: February 18, 1929
Born: April 12, 1886 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Bronx, New York, USA Profession: actor, boxer

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William Russell was an accomplished actor who led an impressive career, primarily on the big screen. Russell marked his early career with roles in "The Dancing Girl" (1915), "The Frame-Up" (1917) and "Hobbs in a Hurry" (1918). Russell made film his next project, appearing in "The Cheater Reformed" (1921), "The Great Night" (1922) and "Anna Christie" (1923). He also appeared in "The Still Alarm" (1926) and "The Girl From Chicago" (1927). Later in his career, Russell acted in "State Street Sadie" (1928). Russell passed away in February 1929 at the age of 43.

William Russell was an accomplished actor who led an impressive career, primarily on the big screen. Russell marked his early career with roles in "The Dancing Girl" (1915), "The Frame-Up" (1917) and "Hobbs in a Hurry" (1918). Russell made film his next project, appearing in "The Cheater Reformed" (1921), "The Great Night" (1922) and "Anna Christie" (1923). He also appeared in "The Still Alarm" (1926) and "The Girl From Chicago" (1927). Later in his career, Russell acted in "State Street Sadie" (1928). Russell passed away in February 1929 at the age of 43.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Bahama Passage (1941) Dialogue Director
2.
  Dancing on a Dime (1940) Dialogue Director
3.
  The Biscuit Eater (1940) Dialogue Director
4.
6.
  Soul Mates (1916) Director
7.
  The Torch Bearer (1916) Director
8.
  The Highest Bid (1916) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Share Out (1966) Mike Stafford
2.
 The Great Escape (1963) Sorren, Security
4.
5.
 The Man Who Never Was (1956) Joe
6.
 One Good Turn (1954)
7.
 Julius Caesar (1950) Casca
8.
 The Biscuit Eater (1940) Field judge
9.
 Girls Gone Wild (1929) Dan Brown
10.
 Woman Wise (1928) Ne'er-Do-Well
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Education

Fordham University: Bronx , New York -
Bernard McFadden Institute: -

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wife:
Helen Ferguson. Actor.

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father:
Charles Russell. Clergyman. Taught at Fordham.
mother:
Clara Russell. Actor.
brother:
Albert Russell.

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