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Elizabeth Allan (I) (1910–1990)


British stage and film actress Elizabeth Allan was born in Skegness, Lincolnshire. She made her stage debut at the age of 17; her movie debut came about four years later with an appearance in the Hercule Poirot mystery Alibi (1931). At the beginning of her career, Allan mainly appeared in films for Julius Hagen's Twickenham Studios, but later ... See full bio »

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Known For

A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities Lucie Manette
(1935)
David Copperfield
David Copperfield Mrs. Copperfield
(1935)
Camille
Camille Nichette
(1936)
Mark of the Vampire
Mark of the Vampire Irena Borotyn
(1935)

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 1967-1968 The Very Merry Widow (TV Series)
Millicent Dickson / Millicent Frobisher
- Under Cover, If Wet (1968) ... Millicent Dickson
- Anything Legal Considered (1968) ... Millicent Dickson
- Wonderful, Wonderful Copenhagen (1968) ... Millicent Dickson
- Creepy Time Down South (1967) ... Millicent Dickson
- The Thing's the Play (1967) ... Millicent Frobisher
 1961 Call Oxbridge 2000 (TV Series)
Peggy Graham
- Episode #1.9 (1961) ... Peggy Graham
- Episode #1.8 (1961) ... Peggy Graham
- Episode #1.7 (1961) ... Peggy Graham
- Episode #1.6 (1961) ... Peggy Graham
- Episode #1.5 (1961) ... Peggy Graham
 1958 The Haunted Strangler
Barbara Rankin
 1956 Aggie (TV Series)
Toni
- Top Secret (1956) ... Toni
 1956 The Chalet (TV Movie)
Cyra Carter
 1955-1956 The Adventures of Annabel (TV Series)
Annabel
- Trouble for Company (1956) ... Annabel
- Fair Exchange (1956) ... Annabel
- The Memento Mori (1955) ... Annabel
- Busman's Holiday (1955) ... Annabel
- Say It with Music (1955) ... Annabel
 1955 Channel Nine (TV Short)
Performer
 1955 The Brain Machine
Dr. Phillipa Roberts
 1954 Front Page Story
Susan Grant
 1953 Twice Upon a Time
Carol-Anne Bailey
 1953 Call Me Madam
Singing Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1951 The Concert (TV Movie)
Frances Hein
 1951 No Highway in the Sky
Shirley Scott
 1949 If This Be Sin
Lady Sybil
 1948 Virtuoso (TV Movie)
Judith Wainwright
 1945 He Snoops to Conquer
Jane Strawbridge
 1942 Went the Day Well?
Peggy
 1942 The Great Mr. Handel
Mrs. Cibber
 1940 Saloon Bar
Queenie
 1940 The Girl Who Forgot
Leonora Barradine
 1938 It Might Be You (Short)
Betty
 1938 Dangerous Medicine
Victoria Ainswell
 1937 Slave Ship
Nancy Marlowe
 1936 Camille
Nichette
 1935 Mark of the Vampire
Irena Borotyn
 1934 Outcast Lady
Venice
 1934 Java Head
Nettie Vollar
 1934 Men in White
Barbara
 1933 Ace of Aces
Nancy Adams
 1933 The Solitaire Man
Helen
 1933 No Marriage Ties
Peggy Wilson
 1933 Looking Forward
Caroline Service
 1933 The Lost Chord
Joan Elton
 1933 The Shadow
Sonia Bryant
 1932 Insult
Pola Dubois
 1932 Down Our Street
Maisie Collins
 1932 Nine Till Six
Gracie Abbott
 1932 The Chinese Puzzle
Naomi Melsham
 1932 Reserved for Ladies
Sylvia Robertson (as Elizabeth Allen)
 1931 Many Waters
Freda Barcaldine
 1931 The Boat from Shanghai
Countess Olga Dureska
 1931 Black Coffee
Barbara Amory
 1931 The Rosary
Vera Mannering
 1931 Rodney Steps In (Short)
Masked Lady
 1931 Alibi
Ursula Browne
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Other Works:

Revolt (1928). Written by Harry Wagstaff Gribble. Directed by Harry Wagstaff Gribble. Vanderbilt Theatre: 31 Oct 1928- Nov 1928 (closing date unknown/30 performances). Cast: Elizabeth Allen (as "Hope") [final Broadway role], A.G. Andrews (as "Dr. Salter"), Hugh Buckler (as "The Rev. Barnabas Ford"), Charlotte Denniston (as "... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Elizabeth Allen

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Agent Wilfred (Bill) J. O'Bryen became her husband in 1932 and took a major interest in her career. He later became a senior executive with Alexander Korda and Michael Bacon. He died in 1977. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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