Namesakes

Hall-of-Famers: 2 basketball, 1 ice hockey
(basketball) John "Honey" Russell   1964  
(ice hockey) Ernie Russell   1965  
(basketball) Bill Russell   1974  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 literature
(literature) Bertrand Russell   1950  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 3 actresses, 2 actors
Harold Russell   1914-2002  
Kurt Russell   1951-  
Lucy Russell   1972-  
Keri Russell   1976-  
Taylor Russell   1994-  
Notable Athletes: 2 basketball, 1 ice hockey, 1 rugby
(ice hockey) Ernie Russell   1883-1963  
(basketball) John "Honey" Russell   1902-1973  
(basketball) Bill Russell   1934-  
(rugby) Finn Russell   1992-  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 screenwriter/director
David O. Russell   1958-  
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 1 philosopher
Bertrand Russell   1872-1970  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 astronomer
Henry Norris Russell   1877-1957  
Notable Writers: 1 author
Gerri Russell   1962-  
Olympic Medalists: 4 gold, 2 bronze
(gold) Arthur Russell   1908   3200 m steeplechase  
(gold) Henry Russell   1928   4x100 m relay  
(bronze) Kathleen Russell   1928   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Bill Russell   1956   basketball  
(gold) Douglas Russell   1968   swimming - 100 m butterfly; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(bronze) Gillian Russell   1996   4x100 m relay  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actor
(actor) Harold Russell   1946   The Best Years of Our Lives  
Pulitzer Award Winners: 1 winner
Karen Russell   2012   Swamplandia!