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Elsa Buchanan (1908–2004)

Elsa Buchanan was born on December 22, 1908 in London, England as Elsie Winifred Buchanan Tinker. She was an actress, known for Peter Ibbetson (1935), Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935) and Charlie Chan in London (1934). She was married to Noll Charlton. She died on January 17, 2004 in Childswickham, Worcestershire, England. See full bio »

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Peter Ibbetson Madame Pasquier
Charlie Chan in London Alice Rooney
Lloyds of London Servant Girl


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 1938 Invisible Enemy
 1938 The Dark Stairway (uncredited)
 1937 The Thirteenth Chair
Miss Stanby
 1937 Song of the Forge (uncredited)
 1937 Call It a Day
Vera, the Maid (uncredited)
 1937 Ready, Willing and Able
Maid at Party (uncredited)
 1936 Lloyds of London
Servant Girl
 1936 Love on the Run
English Department Store Girl (uncredited)
 1936 Little Lord Fauntleroy
 1935 Sylvia Scarlett
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1935 A Tale of Two Cities
Candy Clerk (uncredited)
 1935 I Found Stella Parish
Stella's Maid (uncredited)
 1935 Peter Ibbetson
Madame Pasquier
 1935 Here's to Romance
 1935 Mystery of Edwin Drood
Mrs. Tisher
 1934 The Little Minister
Villager (uncredited)
 1934 Charlie Chan in London
Alice Rooney
 1934 Riptide
Daphne (uncredited)

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5' 3½" (1.61 m)

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Shortly before her death saw "Gosford Park," in which one of the characters, a Hollywood producer, discusses casting for "Charlie Chan in London," inviting a blonde maid to audition for the part that she actually played in that movie. See more »

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