Patricia Ellis (I) (1916–1970)

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Patricia Ellis called herself "the Queen of B pictures at Warner Brothers". With only three years of theatrical experience in New York under her belt, she started in films in 1932. Alongside other ladies considered to have potential (such as Ginger Rogers and Mary Carlisle), Patricia was selected as a WAMPAS (Western Association of Motion Picture ... See full bio »

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The Narrow Corner Louise Frith
The Case of the Lucky Legs Margie Florence Clune
Block-Heads Mrs. Gilbert
Down the Stretch Patricia Barrington


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 1939 Fugitive at Large
Patricia Farrow
 1939 Back Door to Heaven
Carol Evans
 1938 Block-Heads
Mrs. Gilbert
 1938 Romance on the Run
Dale Harrison
 1938 The Lady in the Morgue
Kathryn Courtland aka Mrs. Sam Taylor
 1937 Gaiety Girls
Jeannette DuPont
 1937 Rhythm in the Clouds
Judy Walker
 1937 Venus Makes Trouble
Kay Horner
 1937 Melody for Two
Gale Starr
 1937 Step Lively, Jeeves!
Patricia Westley
 1936 Sing Me a Love Song
Jean Martin
 1936 Down the Stretch
Patricia Barrington
 1936 Love Begins at Twenty
Lois Gillingwater
 1936 Postal Inspector
Connie Larrimore
 1936 Snowed Under
Pat Quinn
 1936 Boulder Dam
Ann Vangarick
 1936 Freshman Love
Joan Simpkins
 1935 The Payoff
 1935 The Case of the Lucky Legs
Margie Florence Clune
 1935 Bright Lights
Claire Whitmore
 1935 Stranded
Velma Tuthill
 1935 Hold 'Em Yale
Clarice Van Cleve
 1935 A Night at the Ritz
Marcia Jaynos
 1934 The St. Louis Kid
Ann Reid
 1934 Big Hearted Herbert
Alice Kainess
 1934 Side Streets
Mary Thatcher (scenes deleted)
 1934 The Circus Clown
 1934 Here Comes the Groom
Patricia Randolph
 1934 Affairs of a Gentleman
Jean Sinclair
 1934 Let's Be Ritzy
Ruth Sterling
 1934 Harold Teen
Mimi Snatcher
 1934 Easy to Love
 1933 Convention City
Claire Honeywell
 1933 The World Changes
Natalie Clinton Nordholm
 1933 'Tis Spring (Short)
 1933 The Narrow Corner
Louise Frith
 1933 Picture Snatcher
Patricia Nolan
 1933 Elmer, the Great
Nellie Poole
 1933 42nd Street
Secretary (uncredited)
 1933 The King's Vacation
Millicent Everhardt
 1932 Central Park
Vivian (uncredited)
 1932 Lawyer Man
Law Secretary (uncredited)
 1932 Three on a Match
Linda (uncredited)
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Patricia Ellis was born Patricia Gene O'Brien, elder daughter of Florence (nee Calkins) O'Brien and Eugene G. O'Brien. She was the stepdaughter of actor and theatrical producer Alexander Leftwich and was known as Patricia Leftwich for a period of time. Ellis died of cancer in her early 50s and was survived by her daughter, her mother, her siblings (Eugene G. O'Brien Jr. and Marjory Jane O'Brien (... See more »

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