Recalling Tragic Death & Personal Life Of Louise Julia Russell Recalling Tragic Death & Personal Life Of Louise Julia Russell

Recalling Tragic Death & Personal Life Of Louise Julia Russell

Louise Julia Russell is the mother of American actor Kurt Russell and wife of American actor Bing Russell. Let’s further read about this celebrity wife and mother, her family, and more about them.

Louise’s Life

Louise was born on 4 Jan 1924 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States. She was a well-known dancer. She is the daughter of Helen and Stanley Crone. Since she was six months old, she was raised by her grandparents Raymond and Anna Gackenbach. She had a total of 11 full siblings and 12 half-siblings. She attended Town High School. She used to love dancing and singing. She played in various musical productions and plays at the Newport Opera House.

She had a keen interest in dance and used to love to dance and take classes under her dance teacher, Rockette Jill Northrop. In 1945, she was awarded as the Newport’s Winter Carnival Queen. She met the love of his life Bing in 1945. In 1946, they both got married.

When Bing graduated from College they with their two children moved to Hollywood for Bing to pursue his career in Hollywood as an actor. After moving to Hollywood, she conceived two more children and she has a total of 11 grandchildren. The names of her children are Kurt, Jill, Jamie, and Jody.

Unfortunately, her husband Bing died in 2003. Unfortunately, Louise also died due to her old age at 93 on 17 May 2021 in Thousand Oaks, California, United States.

Louis’s Top Songs

Following is the list of Louis’s Top Songs:

  1. Panama, and
  2. High Tension.

 Louise’s Husband Bing

Louise’s husband Bing was born on 5 May 1926 in Brattleboro, Vermont, United States. He studied drama at Brattleboro High School. His father used to run a floatplane service. His parents are Warren Russell and Ruth Stewart Vogel. He graduated from Dartmouth College with a degree in business.

He made his debut in the film Cavalry Patrol. He is best known for Bonanza and The Magnificent Seven. He appeared as a guest in many television series such as Playhouse 90, Highway Patrol, Wagon Train, The Loretta Young Show, Johnny Ringo,  Zane Grey Theater, Route 66, Rawhide, and  Ben Casey. In 1963, he was cast as John Quigley, a Chicago Mobster in the CBS anthology series, GE True. He appeared in the American Sitcom The Monkees.

Bing had a deep interest in baseball and owned a baseball team Portland Mavericks, the only independent team in the Short Season Northwest League. His motto of making a team was fun. Unfortunately, he died battling with cancer in 2003.

Louise’s Son Kurt

Louise’s son Kurt was born on 17 March 1951 in Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S. He is the only son of his parents. He attended Thousand Oaks High School. He, just like his father, had an interest in baseball and played for the high school team as a second baseman. He also served in the California Air National Guard.

He made his debut in the movie  It Happened at the World’s Fair, his role in the movie was uncredited. He played a guest role in the series Our Man Higgins. He became famous for the series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters.

He married Season Hubley in 1979 and they together have a son named Wyatt.


Louise was a well-known dancer, a supportive wife, and a careful mother. It’s her hand behind the success of Bing and Kurt, whom she supported the most.