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Elsa Maxwell (1881–1963)


Elsa Maxwell was born on May 24, 1881 in Keokuk, Iowa, USA. She was an actress, known for Hotel for Women (1939), Stage Door Canteen (1943) and Public Deb No. 1 (1940). She died on November 1, 1963 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Hotel for Women
Hotel for Women Mrs. Tilford
(1939)
Stage Door Canteen
Stage Door Canteen Elsa Maxwell
(1943)
Public Deb No. 1
Public Deb No. 1 Elsa Maxwell
(1940)
Our Betters
Our Betters Miscellaneous Crew
(1933)

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 1953 Main Street to Broadway
Elsa Maxwell - First Nighter (uncredited)
 1945 Rhapsody in Blue
Elsa Maxwell (uncredited)
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
Elsa Maxwell
 1941 Throwing a Party (Short)
Elsa Maxwell
 1941 The Lady and the Lug (Short)
Elsa Maxwell
 1940 Public Deb No. 1
Elsa Maxwell
 1939 Hotel for Women
Mrs. Tilford
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Lottie Moore") in "De Luxe" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Louis Bromfield and John Gearon. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed / produced by Chester Erskine. Booth Theatre: 5 Mar 1935-Mar 1935 (closing date unknown/15 performances). Cast: Ann Andrews, Alan Bunce, "Peppy" D'Albrew, Pierre De Ramey, Melvyn ... See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[describing herself] A short, fat, homely piano player from Keokuk, Iowa, with no money, no background . . . who decided to become a legend, and did just that! See more »

Trivia:

Credited with introducing Rita Hayworth to Prince Aly Khan in the summer of 1948. See more »

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