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Date of Birth 27 June 1892Brooklyn, New York, USA
Date of Death 29 December 1974Santa Monica, California, USA  (cardiac arrest)
Birth NameRobert Ellis du Reel

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Robert Ellis was born on June 27, 1892 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Robert Ellis du Reel. He was an actor and director, known for Charlie Chan's Secret (1936), The Monster Walks (1932) and The Guiding Hand (1916). He was married to Vera Reynolds, May Allison and Helen Logan. He died on December 29, 1974 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

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Vera Reynolds (1926 - 22 April 1962) (her death)
May Allison (25 November 1920 - 5 December 1923) (divorced)
Helen Logan (? - ?)

Trivia (1)

Noted stage actor, on screen with Kalem from 1915. Leading man and occasional director during the 1920's, subsequently in character parts. Embarked on a full-time screenwriting career from 1932.

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