Lafayette Russell

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Lafayette Russell
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Poster for Range Warfare (1934) with Russell
Position: Running back, quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1905-05-31)May 31, 1905
Place of birth: Osawatomie, Kansas
Date of death: March 16, 1978(1978-03-16) (aged 72)
Place of death: Coffeyville, Kansas
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school: Mexico (MO) Missouri Military
College: Northwestern
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Lafayette "Reb" Russell (born Lafayette H. Russell; May 31, 1905 – March 16, 1978) was an American football running back and later an actor. He played college football at the University of Nebraska and Northwestern University, and professionally in the National Football League for the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles, appearing in 10 games in 1933. As a small-time actor following his playing days, he appeared in a series of low-budget Westerns.

Filmography[edit]

  • The Cheyenne Tornado (1935)
  • Border Vengeance (1935)
  • Outlaw Rule (1935)
  • Arizona Bad Man (1935)
  • Blazing Guns (1935)
  • Lightning Triggers (1935)
  • Range Warfare (1934)
  • Fighting Through (1934)
  • The Man from Hell (1934)
  • Fighting to Live (1934)

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