Charles Russell (actor)
Charles Russell with actress Mary Anderson in Behind Green Lights (1946)
March 31, 1918|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||January 18, 1985
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
|Occupation||radio & film actor|
|Spouse(s)||Nancy Guild (m. 1947–50) 1 child|
|Children||Elizabeth Anne (b. 1949)|
Charles Russell (March 31, 1918, New York, New York – January 18, 1985, Beverly Hills, California) was a movie and radio actor who appeared in 17 movies between 1943 and 1950. He 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.
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