William Russell

Apr 12, 1884
The Bronx, New York, New York, USA


Although largely forgotten today, virile-looking, six-foot, two-inch William Russell was one of the most popular stars of early American films. A former lawyer turned stock company juvenile, Russell worked briefly for the pioneering Biograph company before switching to Thanhouser, a leading independent. Excelling in playing robust action heroes, he… More


William Russell Videos

One Good Turn
2 minutes 51 seconds
Best Of The Badmen
3 minutes 51 seconds
A Time To Die
1 minutes 47 seconds

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