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Evelyn Ellis (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), Interrupted Melody (1955) 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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 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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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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Played three different characters all named Bess, although two of them were called "Bessie" onscreen. See more »

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