Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Jane Russel, Star of Stage and Screen, Dead at 89

Jane Russell, who caused a major controversy when Howard Hughes brought her to Hollywood, has died at 89.  Ms. Russell starred opposite Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and its sequel of sorts, Gentlemen Marry Brunettes.  She made her only Broadway appearance as Elaine Stritch's replacement in the original Broadway production of Company.  Her full obituary is linked below.


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