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 William Russell

William Russell

Original Name William Frances Lerche
Birth
Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Death 18 Feb 1929 (aged 44)
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Great Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Love, C-3495
Memorial ID 18674 · View Source
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Actor. Born in the Bronx, New York City, he was a student in law school when he started his acting career in the film "The Roman Slave" (1910), directed by D.W. Griffith. Signed to the Thanhouser Film Corporation Studio, he was a popular leading man in the silent era. His credits included "The Diamond from the Sky" (1915), "Pigue" (1916), "Eastward Ho!" (1919), "Shop with Fire" (1920) and "Leave It to Me" (1920). He was married to actress Helen Ferguson, later to actress Charlotte Burton and brother of director Albert Russell.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 30 Nov 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18674
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Russell (12 Apr 1884–18 Feb 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18674, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .