Rosalind Russell

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Rosalind Russell (June 4, 1907 - November 28, 1976) was an American actress.

She was born in Waterbury, Connecticut and attended the American Academy of Dramatic Art in New York City. She became known for her no-nonsense roles in such films as The Women and His Girl Friday.

She married Frederick Brisson, a movie and play producer, on 25 October, 1941. Her father-in-law was the successful Danish actor Carl Brisson.

She was nominated four times for the Academy Award for Best Actress:

She died after a long battle with breast cancer in 1976 at the age of 69, although initially her age was misreported because she had shaved a few years off her true age. She was survived by her husband, and her son, Lance Brisson.

She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1708 Vine Street.

She is buried in Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Culver City, California.

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