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|Born||March 31, 1918|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||January 18, 1985 (aged 66)|
|Occupation||radio & film actor|
|Spouse(s)||Nancy Guild (married 1947–1950)|
|Children||Elizabeth Anne (b. 1949)|
Charles Russell (March 31, 1918 – January 18, 1985) was a movie and radio actor who appeared in 17 movies between 1943 and 1950.
Born in New York City, Russell made his debut in an uncredited part as a ball player in Ladies' Day (1943). His last film was Chinatown at Midnight (1949). He originated the role of insurance investigator Johnny Dollar in the CBS Radio series Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar in 1949, playing the role until being replaced by Edmond O'Brien in 1950.
Russell died in Beverly Hills, California.
|1943||Ladies' Day||Ball Player||Uncredited|
|1944||The Purple Heart||Lt. Kenneth Bayforth|
|1945||Captain Eddie||Sgt. Jim Reynolds|
|1946||Behind Green Lights||Arthur Templeton|
|1946||Johnny Comes Flying Home||Miles Carey|
|1946||Wake Up and Dream||Lieutenant Coles|
|1947||The Late George Apley||Howard Boulder|
|1947||Beyond Our Own||Peter Rogers|
|1948||Give My Regards to Broadway||Arthur Waldron Jr.|
|1948||Night Wind||Ralph Benson|
|1948||Inner Sanctum||Harold Dunlap|
|1948||Trouble Preferred||Lt. Rod Brooks|
|1949||Mary Ryan, Detective||Detective Baker||Uncredited|
|1949||Chinatown at Midnight||Fred Morgan|
|1950||Breakthrough||U.S. Soldier||Uncredited, (final film role)|
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- Clive Hirschhorn. The Columbia story. Crown, 1990.
- John Dunning (1976). Tune in yesterday. Prentice-Hall, 1976.
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- Hopper, Hedda. "Nancy Guild Announces Engagement to Actor Charles Russell". Toledo Blade. Retrieved 31 January 2012.
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