Jane Russell passes away at 89

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes star reported to have died peacefully at home.

by Amber Wilkinson

Actress Jane Russell has died, aged 89.

Kcoy.com has reported that the star of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, who became a pin-up girl for many, passed away peacefully at home in California, surrounded by her family.

Here she at her glamorous best singing Ain't There Anyone Here For Love

Read her full obituary, here


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