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Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Russell. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Russell on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Russell as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Russell along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Russell, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Russells include Kurt Russell, Bill Russell, and Keri Russell, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Kurt Russell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Kurt Russell age 66 - Kurt Vogel Russell is an American actor. His first roles were as a child in television series, including a lead role in the Western series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters. In the late 1960s, he ...more

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Bill Russell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Bill Russell age 83 - William Felton "Bill" Russell is an American retired professional basketball player. Russell played center for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association from 1956 to ...more

Keri Russell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Keri Russell age 41 - Keri Lynn Russell (born March 23, 1976) is an American actress and dancer. After appearing in a number of made-for-television films and series during the mid-1990s, she came to fame for ...more

Jane Russell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Jane Russell Died at 90 (1921-2011) - Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell, was an American film actress, and was one of Hollywood's leading sex symbols in the 1940s and 1950s. Russell moved from the Midwest to California, where she had ...more

Kris Russell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Kris Russell age 29 - Kris Russell is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman and an alternate captain for the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League. He was a third round selection, 67th overall, of the ...more

David O. Russell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
David O. Russell age 58 - David Owen Russell is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. His early directing career includes Spanking the Monkey, Flirting with Disaster, Three Kings and I Heart Huckabees. ...more

Rosalind Russell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Rosalind Russell Died at 69 (1907-1976) - Rosalind Russell was an American actress of stage and screen, known for her role as fast-talking newspaper reporter Hildy Johnson in the Howard Hawks screwball comedy His Girl Friday, as well as ...more

JaMarcus Russell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
JaMarcus Russell age 31 - JaMarcus Trenell Russell is a former American football quarterback. Russell played college football for the LSU Tigers where he finished 21–4 as a starter and was named MVP of the 2007 Sugar ...more

Bertrand Russell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Bertrand Russell Died at 98 (1872-1970) - Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic and political activist. At various points in his ...more

Betsy Russell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Betsy Russell age 53 - Betsy Russell is an American actress who is best known for her role in Private School, and as Jill Tuck, one of the primary characters of the Saw film series.

Naomi Russell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell

Leon Russell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Leon Russell age 75 - Leon Russell is an American musician and songwriter, who has recorded as a session musician, sideman, and maintained a solo career in music.

Gail Russell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Gail Russell Died at 37 (1924-1961) - Gail Russell was an American film and television actress.

Ken Russell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Ken Russell Died at 84 (1927-2011) - Henry Kenneth Alfred "Ken" Russell was an English film director, known for his pioneering work in television and film and for his flamboyant and controversial style. He attracted ...more

Theresa Russell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Theresa Russell age 60 - Theresa Russell is an American actress.

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Cameron Russell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Cameron Russell age 29 - Cameron Russell is an American fashion model.

Reb Russell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Reb Russell Died at 84 (1889-1973) - Ewell Albert "Reb" Russell was a Major League Baseball player for the Chicago White Sox and the Pittsburgh Pirates. Russell was drafted by the White Sox as a pitcher in 1912. In his ...more

Brenda Russell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Brenda Russell age 68 - Brenda Russell is an American-Canadian singer-songwriter and keyboardist. Known for her eclectic musical style, her recordings have encompassed several different genres, including pop, soul, ...more

Nipsey Russell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Nipsey Russell Died at 87 (1918-2005) - Julius "Nipsey" Russell was an American comedian, best known today for his appearances as a guest panelist on game shows from the 1960s through the 1990s, especially Match Game, ...more

David Russell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
David Russell age 64 - David Russell is a classical guitarist. He plays Matthias Dammann guitars.

D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
D'Angelo Russell age 19 - D'Angelo Russell is an American basketball player at Ohio State University.

Arthur Russell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Arthur Russell Died at 41 (1951-1992) - Arthur Russell was an American cellist, composer, singer and musician whose work spanned the genres of classical, disco, experimental, folk and rock. Notable artists who collaborated with ...more

Willy Russell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Willy Russell age 69 - William "Willy" Russell is a British dramatist, lyricist and composer. His best-known works are Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine, Blood Brothers and Our Day Out.

Adam Russell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Adam Russell age 32 - Adam William Russell is an American professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. In 2004, Russell was selected by the Chicago White Sox in the sixth round as the 179th overall

Darrell Russell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Darrell Russell Died at 29 (1976-2005) - Darrell Anthony Russell, Jr. was an American football defensive lineman for the Oakland Raiders and Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He died in a car crash near Los Angeles ...more

Bryon Russell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Bryon Russell age 46 - Bryon Demetrise Russell is an American former professional basketball player from San Bernardino, California. During an NBA career that spanned from 1993 to 2006, he played for the Denver ...more

George William Russell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
George William Russell Died at 68 (1867-1935) - George William Russell who wrote with the pseudonym Æ, was an Irish writer, editor, critic, poet, artistic painter and Irish nationalist. He was also a mysticism writer, and a personage of ...more

Karen Russell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Karen Russell age 35 - Karen Russell is an American novelist and short story writer. Her debut novel, Swamplandia!, was a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. She was also the recipient of a MacArthur ...more

Bill Russell is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Bill Russell age 68 - William Ellis Russell is a former shortstop, coach and manager in Major League Baseball. Russell played his entire 18-year, 2,181-game career with the Los Angeles Dodgers as the starting ...more

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Harold Russell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Harold Russell Died at 88 (1914-2002) - Harold John Russell was a Canadian-American World War II veteran who became one of only two non-professional actors to win an Academy Award for acting. Russell also holds the unique honor of ...more

Cazzie Russell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Cazzie Russell age 71 - Cazzie Lee Russell is an American former professional basketball player and coach. In 1962, while playing at Chicago Carver High School, Russell was named the Chicago Sun Times Boy's Player of ...more

Craig Russell is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Craig Russell Died at 42 (1948-1990) - Russell Craig Eadie, better known by his stage name Craig Russell, was a Canadian female impersonator and actor.

Eric Frank Russell is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Eric Frank Russell Died at 73 (1905-1978) - Eric Frank Russell was a British author best known for his science fiction novels and short stories. Much of his work was first published in the United States, in John W. Campbell's Astounding ...more

Andy Russell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Andy Russell age 75 - Charles Andrew "Andy" Russell is a former American football linebacker, playing his entire 12-year career for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football for, and earned a ...more

Graham Russell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Graham Russell age 65 - Cyril Graham Russell is an English musician and singer/guitarist of the soft rock duo Air Supply.

Pee Wee Russell is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Pee Wee Russell Died at 63 (1906-1969) - Charles Ellsworth Russell, much better known by his nickname Pee Wee Russell, was a jazz musician. Early in his career he played clarinet and saxophones, but he eventually focused solely on ...more

Corinne Russell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Corinne Russell age 53 - Corinne Russell (born 22 November 1963 in Birmingham, England) was a Page 3 Girl, Glamour Model, Penthouse Pet and dancer during the 1980s.She became an accomplished student of gymnastics and ...more

P. Craig Russell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
P. Craig Russell age 65 - Philip Craig Russell, also known as P. Craig Russell, is an American comic book writer, artist, and illustrator. His work has won multiple Harvey and Eisner Awards. Russell was the first ...more

Kimberly Russell is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Kimberly Russell age 51 - Kimberly Russell is an American actresses best known for her role as Sarah Nevins on the 1986–1991 sitcom Head of the Class and as Bill Cosby's daughter in the 1990 comedy film Ghost Dad. Other ...more

Tom Russell is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Tom Russell age 70 - Thomas George "Tom" Russell is an American singer-songwriter. Although most strongly identified with the Texas Country music tradition, his music also incorporates elements of folk, ...more

Tina Russell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Tina Russell Died at 33 (1948-1981) - Tina Russell was the stage name of an adult film actress active in New York City between about 1970 and 1975. She also performed in some of the earliest "live sex shows" to appear in ...more

John Scott Russell is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
John Scott Russell Died at 74 (1808-1882) - John Scott Russell FRSE FRS was a Scottish civil engineer, naval architect and shipbuilder who built the Great Eastern in collaboration with Isambard Kingdom Brunel. He made the discovery of the ...more

Steve Russell is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Steve Russell age 80 - Steve "Slug" Russell is an American computer scientist most famous for creating Spacewar!, one of the earliest video games.

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Peter Russell is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Peter Russell Died at 75 (1733-1808) - Peter Russell was a gambler, government official, politician and judge in Upper Canada.

Phil Russell is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Phil Russell age 64 - Phillip Douglas Russell is a Canadian retired former professional ice hockey defenceman who played over one thousand games in the National Hockey League. Russell had a reputation as a bruising, ...more

James Russell is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
James Russell age 29 - James Clayton Russell is an American professional baseball pitcher who is a member of the Chicago Cubs. A selection of the Chicago Cubs in the 14th round of the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft, ...more

Clive Russell is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Clive Russell age 71 - Clive Russell is a British actor.

Jeff Russell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Jeff Russell age 55 - Jeffrey Lee Russell is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played 14 years from 1983 to 1996. Russell played for the Cincinnati Reds of the National League and the Texas Rangers, Oakland ...more

John Russell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
John Russell Died at 70 (1921-1991) - John Lawrence Russell was an American actor, and World War II veteran, most noted for playing Marshal Dan Troop in the successful ABC western television series Lawman from 1958 to 1962.

Calvin Russell is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Calvin Russell Died at 63 (1948-2011) - Calvin Russell was an American blues rock/roots rock singer-songwriter and guitarist.