Alice B. Russell

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Alice B. Russell
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Alice B. Russell (at left) in The Betrayal (1948)
Born Alice Burton Russell
(1892-06-30)June 30, 1892
Maxton, North Carolina, USA
Died December 1984 (aged 92)
New Rochelle, New York, USA
Other names A. Burton Russell
Years active 1927-1948

Alice Burton Russell (June 30, 1892 – December 1984) was an African-American actress[1] and the wife of director Oscar Micheaux,[2] who appeared in six films directed by her husband. She was born in Maxton, North Carolina and died in New Rochelle, New York. She was mentioned often as A. Burton Russell in credits. In addition, she produced three films by her husband and worked as miscellaneous crew in two films.


As actress:

As producer:

As miscellaneous crew:

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  1. ^ T. M. P. (June 26, 1948). "The Betrayal (1948)". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ "Alice B. Russell". Women Film Pioneers Project. 

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