Charles Russell

Charles Russell

Show Count: 37
Series Count: 1
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Born: March 31, 1918
Old Time Radio, New York City, New York, USA
Died: January 18, 1985, Beverly Hills, California, USA
A movie and radio actor who appeared in 17 movies between 1943 and 1950.

Charles 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 married fellow 20th Century-Fox contract player Nancy Guild in 1947, and they had one child, a daughter, Elizabeth, in 1949. They divorced in 1950.

Source: Wikipedia

Broadcast: 4th August 1955
Added: Feb 20 2004