STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,242 this week

Ella Raines (1920–1988)


Ella Raines was born in Snoqualmie Falls, Washington, in 1920. After graduating from high school, she enrolled at the University of Washington as a drama student and participated in many plays. Following graduation, she traveled to New York and the lights of Broadway. She was eventually signed by Howard Hawks and played in Corvette K-225 (1943) as... See full bio »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 100 people
created 20 Mar 2011
 
a list of 22 people
created 19 Feb 2012
 
a list of 30 people
created 08 Nov 2013
 
a list of 100 people
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 76 people
created 3 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Ella Raines.

User Polls

2 wins. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (29 credits)
 1984 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Dorothy Prescott
- Death Match (1984) ... Dorothy Prescott
 1956 The Christophers (TV Series)
 1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Claire Calvert / Beth
- Beloved Stranger (1956) ... Claire Calvert
- Better Mousetraps (1956) ... Beth
 1956 The Man in the Road
Rhona Ellison
 1952 Ride the Man Down
Celia Evarts
 1951 Fighting Coast Guard
Louise Ryan
 1950 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
Essie
- You Can't Take It with You (1950) ... Essie
 1950 Lights Out (TV Series)
 1950 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- The Phantom Lady (1950)
 1950 Singing Guns
Nan Morgan
 1949 The Walking Hills
Chris Jackson
 1947 Brute Force
Cora Lister
 1947 Time Out of Mind
Clarissa 'Rissa' Fortune
 1945 The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry
Deborah Brown
 1944 The Suspect
Mary
 1944 Enter Arsene Lupin
Stacie Kanares
 1943 Cry 'Havoc'
Connie
 1943 Corvette K-225
Joyce Cartwright
Show Show Self (4 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

The Wisteria Trees (1955). Drama (revival). Written by Joshua Logan. Based on the "The Cherry Orchard" by Anton Chekhov. Music Selected and Arranged By: Max Marlin. Scenic Design by Herbert Gahagan. Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard. General Costume Director: Grace Houston; Lighting Design by Feder. Directed by John Stix. City ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 3 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

She was a lifelong Republican and anti-communist who was a solid supporter of Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Ella Raines Fanlisting betty-67
Today would have been her 86th birthday! RainbowCatPenny
Singing f111151
Remembering Ms. Raines on her birth anniversary FranLovesBetteD
Photo radbourne7144
Ella Raines fan site the-dude-abides
Discuss Ella Raines on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page