Russell, Craig

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Russell, Craig Gender: M
Russell Craig Eadie
born on 10 January 1950 at 22:30 (= 10:30 PM )
Place Toronto, Ontario (CAN), 43n39, 79w23
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 20°21' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 16°32 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 24°45'


Canadian gay troubadour, an actor and entertainer who masqueraded his genius in the guise of female alter egos.

He began to perform as an impersonator in gay clubs in 1967, known for his stunning interpretations of Mae West, Bette Davis and others. He starred in the film "Outrageous" in 1977 where he was critically acclaimed; in 1978 he won the Best Actor Award at the Berlin Festival film award.

Died of AIDS in Toronto, Canada on 30 October 1990.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : New Job 1967 (Night club acts)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1977 (Appared in "Outrageous")
  • Work : Prize 1978 in Berlin (Best Actor Award, Berlin Film Festival)
  • Death by Disease 30 October 1990 in Toronto (AIDS, age 40)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Brian Clark quotes him from his records on file, 1981


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Aids (Terminal)
  • Passions : Sexuality : Homosexual male
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Night Club/ Vaudeville (Night club circuit)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Best Actor Award Berlin Festival)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Occult/ Misc. Collection