67°

Topics

Bob Waterfield
Jane Russell dies at 89; screen siren had sensational debut in 'The Outlaw'
Jane Russell dies at 89; screen siren had sensational debut in 'The Outlaw'

Jane Russell, the dark-haired siren whose sensational debut in the 1943 film "The Outlaw" inspired producer Howard Hughes to challenge the power and strict morality of Hollywood's production code, died Monday at her home in Santa Maria, Calif. She was 89. --------------------FOR THE RECORD:Jane Russell: In Section A on March 1, Jane Russell's obituary and an accompanying caption said Russell and Marilyn Monroe performed "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" together in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." In fact, Russell and Monroe each performed the song separately in the film. —--------------------Russell, who would later turn her sexy image to comic effect in films with Bob Hope, Marilyn...

Loading