Knowledge Identifier: +John_Russell_(actor)
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1921.
Countries: United States (83%), California (17%)
Linked to: American Broadcasting Company, NBC, Naval Institute Press
He primarily played secondary roles, often in western films, but in 1952 starred opposite Judy Canova in "Oklahoma Annie"
French and Indian War - In 1959, Russell guest starred in an episode of NBC's adventure series "Northwest Passage", a fictionalized account of the exploits of Major Robert Rogers in the French and Indian War
Throughout the 1960s to the 1980s, he returned to secondary roles, appearing in more than twenty films, including three directed by his friend Clint Eastwood
In 1969, Russell appeared in 5 episodes of "It Takes a Thief" starring Robert Wagner as SIA agent William Dover
John Russell died from emphysema in 1991 and was interred in the Los Angeles National Cemetery, a former U.S. Veterans Administration cemetery in Los Angeles, California