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Evelyn Ellis (I) (1894–1958)

Evelyn Ellis was born on February 2, 1894 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress, known for The Lady from Shanghai (1947), A Son of Satan (1924) and The Joe Louis Story (1953). She died on June 5, 1958 in Saranac Lake, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

A Son of Satan
A Son of Satan Actress
(1924)
The Joe Louis Story
The Joe Louis Story Mrs. Barrows
(1953)
Interrupted Melody
(1955)

Filmography

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 1956 Playwrights '56 (TV Series)
Bessie
- Flight (1956) ... Bessie
 1955 Interrupted Melody
Clara
 1953 The Joe Louis Story
Mrs. Barrows
 1947 The Lady from Shanghai
Bessie
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Other Works:

She played the role of Bess (on Broadway) in DuBose and Dorothy Heyward's 1927 non-musical play "Porgy". It would later be transformed into the Gershwin opera "Porgy and Bess".

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Stage and television actress. See more »

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Aquarius

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