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Elyse Knox (1917–2012)


Elyse Knox, the actress best known for starring in The Mummy's Tomb (1942) and for being Heisman Award-winner Tom Harmon s wife and actor Mark Harmon's mother, was born Elsie Lillian Kornbrath on December 14, 1917 in Hartford, Connecticut, to Austrian parents Hermine Sophie (Muck) and Frederick Kornbrath, from Vienna. Knox's first love wasn't ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Mummy's Tomb
The Mummy's Tomb Isobel Evans
(1942)
Hit the Ice
Hit the Ice Peggy Osborne
(1943)
Sheriff of Tombstone
Sheriff of Tombstone Mary Carson
(1941)

Filmography

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 1949 There's a Girl in My Heart
Claire Adamson
 1947 Black Gold
Ruth Frazer
 1944 Army Wives
Jerry Van Dyke
 1944 Moonlight and Cactus
Louise Ferguson
 1944 Follow the Boys
Elyse Knox (uncredited)
 1943 Hi'ya, Sailor
Pat Rogers
 1943 So's Your Uncle
Patricia Williams
 1943 Hit the Ice
Peggy Osborne
 1943 Mister Big
Alice Taswell
 1943 Don Winslow of the Coast Guard
Mercedes Colby
 1943 Keep 'Em Slugging
Suzanne
 1942 Arabian Nights
Slave Girl (uncredited)
 1942 Hay Foot
Betty Barkley
 1941 Miss Polly
Barbara Snodgrass
 1941 All-American Co-Ed
Co-ed (uncredited)
 1941 Tanks a Million
Jeannie
 1941 Footlight Fever
Eileen Drake
 1940 Youth Will Be Served
Pamela
 1940 Yesterday's Heroes
Co-ed (uncredited)
 1940 Girl from Avenue A
Angela
 1940 Girl in 313
Judith Wilson
 1940 Lillian Russell
Lillian Russell's Sister
 1940 Star Dust
College Girl (uncredited)
 1940 Free, Blonde and 21
Marjorie
 1937 Wake Up and Live
Nurse (uncredited)
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appeared on the daytime television series "It Pays to Be Married" with husband Tom Harmon.

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[on the Joe Palooka movies] I enjoyed making them. Joe Kirkwood Jr. was Joe, Leon Errol played Knobby. They were a lot of fun but at the time I had two children. I'm just a mother at heart, so I decided it was time to retire from the screen. See more »

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Grandmother of Sam Nelson, musicians Gunnar Nelson and Matthew Nelson, and actress Tracy Nelson. See more »

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Sagittarius

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