Ken Russell Rank
About Ken Russell
He was a British icon in the world of acting who worked as a film director.
At birth, he was given the name Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell by his parents Henry Russel who owned a shoe shop and his mother, Ethel Smith. He had a tough childhood together with his brother because his father had anger issues and his mother wasn’t mentally well. He studied at Pangbourne College and continued his education at Walthamstow Technical College. To avoid his father’s wrath, his mother spent a lot of time with him at the cinema which increased his interest in the field. While growing up, he decided he wanted to be a ballet dancer. He is known to have been married four times.
He joined the military and had to deal with the captain who was also mentally unwell. He joined the British Merchant Navy and the Royal Air Force. Not long after, he tried dance and photography before venturing into directing. He also wrote and produced some shows including “The Devils”, The Boyfriend” and “The Fall of the Louse of Usher”.
He is known to have had a series of strokes before passing on in 2011.
Ken Russell Rank
F.A.Q. about Ken Russell
When is his birthday?
Ken Russell's birthday is on July 3, 1927.
How old was Ken when he died?
He was 84 years old.
When did he die?
He died in November 27, 2011.
How old would he be today?
Ken Russell would be 95 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Ken from?
He was born in Southampton, Hampshire, England, UK.
Ken Russell's Popularity
Ken Russell was a famous English director, who was born on July 3, 1927. As a person born on this date, Ken Russell is listed in our database as the 72nd most popular celebrity for the day (July 3) and the 65th most popular for the year (1927).
People born on July 3 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Ken Russell is the 2325th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Ken Russell's birthday, Ken Russell is the 2166th most famous English and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Southampton, Hampshire, England, UK.
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