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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell  

Chris Abraham
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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
age 67
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
Bill Russell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
age 85
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
age 42
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
Dec. at 90 (1921-2011)
Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell, was an American film actress in the 1940s and 1950s. Russell moved from the Midwest to California, where she had her first film role in 1943 with The Outlaw. In ...more
Kris Russell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
age 31
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
age 60
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
Dec. 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
age 33
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
Dec. 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
age 55
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
age 76
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
age 61
Theresa Russell is an American actress.
Cameron Russell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
age 31
Cameron Russell is an American fashion model.
Reb Russell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Dec. 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
age 69
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
Dec. 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
age 66
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
age 22
D'Angelo Danté Russell (born February 23, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected ...more
Arthur Russell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Russell
Dec. 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
age 71
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
age 35
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
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