Bing Russell bio

Birth Name: Neil Oliver Russell

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: Brattleboro

Date Of Birth: May 5, 1926

Date Of Death: April 8, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Bing Russell was born on the 5th of May, 1926. He was best known for being a TV Actor. Father to actor Kurt Russell, he is well known for his roles as Deputy Clem Foster in Bonanza and Robert in The Magnificent Seven.

Bing Russell was born in Brattleboro. He had several uncredited roles to begin his career before making his real debut in the television film Cavalry Patrol in 1956. He appeared in more than several television series through his career including parts in Johnny Ringo, The Untouchables, The Monkees, Emergency!, and Dick Tracy.

Bing Russell was a Taurus and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Bing Russell was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Neil Oliver Russell is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Bing’s Neil Oliver Russell attended Brattleboro Middletown High School.


Bing Russell’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Bing Russell’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Bing Russell kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Bing Russell was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Neil Oliver Russell
NICKNAME: Neil Russell
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Bing Russell was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Bing Russell was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Bing Russell had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Bing Russell’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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