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Jane Russell maybe at the public library. Russell (1921-2011) was signed by Howard Hughes for The Outlaw (1943), the film that was to make her famous. The film was not a classic by any means, but was geared to show off Jane’s ample physical assets. Although made in 1941, it was not released until 1943 and then only on a limited basis due to the way the film portrayed Jane’s figure. It was hard to pass the censorship board. When it gained general release in 1946, it was a smash at the box office.
"Publicity can be terrible. But only if you don't have any." Jane Russell Born Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell June 21, 1921 Bemidji, Minnesota, United States Died February 28, 2011 (aged 89) Santa Maria, California, United States. Cause of death Respiratory Failure
Jane Russell was born on June 21, 1921, in Bemidji, Minn. Her voluptuous good looks won the attention of millionaire Howard Hughes who cast her in her first film in 1943. Most of her movie roles were designed around her towering physicality and frontal amplitude. She made 23 films in her career. During the 1970s, she was the spokesperson for Playtex bras in TV commercials. Jane Russell died of respiratory failure at her home in Santa Maria, Calif. on Feb. 28, 2011. She was 89.