Annie Russell - Later Years and Death

Later Years and Death

Russell officially retired from the stage in 1918 and moved to Winter Park, in Florida. She was encouraged by a friend to teach at Rollins College, and in 1931, the Annie Russell Theatre was founded at the college. She opened the theatre in 1932 with a performance of In a Balcony.

She taught at Rollins College until her death on January 16, 1936. She was seventy-two years old. She was buried in St. Stephen's Cemetery in Millburn, New Jersey.

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