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Russell Simpson
Birth: Jun. 17, 1880
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1959
Woodland Hills
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. Born in San Francisco, California, he was a prolific character performer best known for his work in the films by John Ford and in particular, for his role of Pa Joad in "The Grapes of Wrath" (1940). He began his career in the Broadway Theatre in 1909 and made his motion picture debut in "The Virginian" (1914). In a career spanning nearly fifty years, his many credits include "Under the Lash" (1921), "Billy the Kid" (1930), "Frontier Marshal" (1934), "They Were Expendable" (1945), "My Darling Clementine" (1946), "Wagon Master" (1950), "Last Command" (1955) and "The Horse Soldiers" (1959). He died at age 79 in Woodland Hills, California. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Gertrude Aller Simpson (1890 - 1979)*
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Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Inspiration Slope, Lot #246, Grave 6A
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Aug 08, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 11513
Russell Simpson
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Bless You.
- Nicholas Giugno
 Added: May. 24, 2015
Blessings and peace to you always, Russell. A lot of my male ancestors were Masons. Your film roles are always appreciated. Thank you for your good work.
- Ghost Town Gal
 Added: Apr. 14, 2015
Russell Simpson, a character actor who many knew the face and the voice, but not the name. That didn't dim your screen impacts one bit. You played many roles, and alongside many of the screen's greats, and held your own. Warmly remembered this day.
- Mickey-2
 Added: Mar. 26, 2015
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