Russell Hardie

William Russell Hardie (May 20, 1904 – July 21, 1973) was an American actor. He appeared in the films The Costello Case, Broadway to Hollywood, Stage Mother, Christopher Bean, As the Earth Turns, Men in White, Operator 13, Murder in the Private Car, Pursued, Hell in the Heavens, The Band Plays On, Sequoia, West Point of the Air, Speed Devils, In Old Kentucky, The Harvester, Down to the Sea, Meet Nero Wolfe, Killer at Large, Camille, The Frogmen, The Whistle at Eaton Falls, Cop Hater, Fail Safe and The Group.[1]

Russell Hardie
Russell Hardie in Broadway to Hollywood trailer.jpg
Hardie in Broadway to Hollywood (1933)
William Russell Hardie

(1904-05-20)May 20, 1904
DiedJuly 21, 1973(1973-07-21) (aged 69)
Years active1929–1966

He died on July 21, 1973, in Clarence, New York at age 69.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1930 The Costello Case Jimmie
1933 Broadway to Hollywood Ted Hackett Jr.
1933 Stage Mother Fred Lorraine
1933 Christopher Bean Warren Creamer
1934 As the Earth Turns Ed
1934 Men in White Dr. Michaelson
1934 Operator 13 Lt. Gus Littledale
1934 Murder in the Private Car John Blake
1934 Pursued David Landeen
1934 Hell in the Heavens 2nd Lt. Hartley
1934 The Band Plays On Mike O'Brien
1934 Sequoia Bob Alden
1935 West Point of the Air Phil Carter
1935 Speed Devils Dan Holden
1935 In Old Kentucky Dr. Lee Andrews
1936 The Harvester David Langston
1936 Down to the Sea John Kaminas
1936 Meet Nero Wolfe Manuel Kimball
1936 Killer at Large Tommy Braddock
1936 Camille Gustave Uncredited
1951 The Frogmen Capt. Radford Uncredited
1951 The Whistle at Eaton Falls Dwight Hawkins
1958 Cop Hater Detective Lt. Byrnes
1964 Fail Safe Gen. Stark
1966 The Group Mr. Davison (final film role)


  1. ^ Hal Erickson. "Russell Hardie". AllMovie. Retrieved May 19, 2018.
  2. ^ "RUSSELL HARDIE, 69, CHARACTER ACTOR". July 23, 1973. Retrieved May 19, 2018.

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