- (1851-1922)Born Helen Louise Leonard in Clinton, Iowa, the beautiful actress-singer began her New York stage career as Nellie Leonard, but made her debut as Lillian Russell at Tony Pastor's Theatre in 1881. Although most of her career was in vaudeville and musicals, she did play some legitimate comedy roles during a period of vocal recuperation. These included Barbara's Millions (1906), The Butterfly (1906), Wildfire (1907), and In Search of a Sinner (1910). Known popularly as "the American Beauty," Russell used her celebrity to further the cause of woman suffrage and to promote physical fitness.
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Russell,Lillian — Russell, Lillian. 1861 1922. American entertainer known for her roles in comic operas. * * * … Universalium
Russell, Lillian — orig. Helen Louise Leonard born Dec. 4, 1861, Clinton, Iowa, U.S. died June 6, 1922, Pittsburgh, Pa. U.S. singer and actress. She made her stage debut while still in her teens. She achieved stardom in Grand Mogul (1881) and later won acclaim in… … Universalium
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