Corinne Russell (born 22 November 1963) is an English former Page 3 Girl, glamour model and dancer during the 1980s.
Russell made her Page 3 debut in The Sun on 22 August 1982, and first appearing in the Daily Star on 7 September, notching up 189 appearances in total (118 in The Sun and 71 in the Daily Star), before making her final appearances in The Sun on 27 September, and 8 October 1990 in the Daily Star respectively.[ citation needed ]
She became one of the "Hill's Angels" on the 1983 cycle of The Benny Hill Show. Also in 1983 she was part of Flick Colby's Zoo dancers on Top Of The Pops, featuring heavily in the dance to "Waiting On A Train" by Flash And The Pan on 02.06.83. She later became a regular on the third series of The Kenny Everett Television Show in 1985. Later, in 1989, she had a nonspeaking role in Dennis Potter's adaptation of Blackeyes .
Her film work includes Absolute Beginners as the Giant Typewriter Dancer and a small speaking role in Highlander as the hooker "Candy". Russell was chosen to dance in silhouette during the opening credits of the 1983 James Bond film Octopussy . She also had a speaking role in the TV movie Harry's Kingdom as the car model "Suzi Lake". She had a minor role in Bolero .
She led other leather-clad women with zippers at the groin region of their suits in the AC/DC music video " You Shook Me All Night Long ". It was revealed on the VH1 series Pop-up Video that during the shot with the mechanical bull, she accidentally jabbed herself with her spur twice. The roadie who came to her aid married her a year later; Angus, one of the band members, gave them a mechanical bull for a wedding present as a joke. They later divorced.[ citation needed ]
She appeared on the cover of the 1988 video game Vixen .
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Catherine Rosalind Russell was an American actress, comedian, screenwriter and singer, known for her role as fast-talking newspaper reporter Hildy Johnson in the Howard Hawks screwball comedy His Girl Friday (1940), as well as for her portrayals of Mame Dennis in Auntie Mame (1958) and Rose in Gypsy (1962). A noted comedian, she won all five Golden Globes for which she was nominated. Russell won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical in 1953 for her portrayal of Ruth in the Broadway show Wonderful Town. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress four times throughout her career.
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