Mary Ellis

Mary Ellis
1897 - 2003

Mary Ellis  American Actress


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Mary Ellis passed away on 30th Jan 2003 aged 105.


Mary Ellis was previously married to Basil Sydney (1929).

She was in relationships with George Gershwin (1924) and Edwin Knopf.


American Actress Mary Ellis was born May Belle Elsas on 15th June, 1897 in New York City, New York, USA and passed away on 30th Jan 2003 London, England, UK aged 105. She is most remembered for Paris in Spring. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.

Mary Ellis is a member of the following lists: American expatriate actresses in the United Kingdom, 20th-century American actresses and American stage actresses.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 88 years, 10 months - -
Dating2 93 years, 10 months 46 years, 5 months -
Total3 93 years, 10 months 60 years, 3 months 88 years, 10 months


First Name Mary
Last Name Ellis
Full Name at Birth May Belle Elsas
Age 105 (age at death) years
Birthday 15th June, 1897
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Died 30th January, 2003
Place of Death London, England, UK
Build Slim
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress, Singer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Paris in Spring
Year(s) Active 1934 - 1994
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Mary Ellis (June 15, 1897 – January 30, 2003) was a long-lived star of the British stage best known for her roles in the genre of musical theatre. After appearing with the Metropolitan Opera beginning in 1918, later appearing opposite Enrico Caruso, she acted on Broadway, creating the title role in Rose Marie. In 1930, she emigrated to England, where she gained additional fame and continued to perform into the 1990s.

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Mary Ellis105 GeminiActress
Basil Sydney73 TaurusActor
George Gershwin38 LibraComposer
Edwin Knopf-


The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes1994Mary MaberleyTV Show
The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes1991Lady FlorenceTV Show
Kate1970Mrs. Leroy PassellsTV Show
Frederic Chopin1961Movie
The 3 Worlds of Gulliver1960Queen of BrobdingnagMovie
Hotel Imperial1958TV Show
Saturday Playhouse1958Helen Sumner, Mrs. Millward (Evie)TV Show
Armchair Theatre1956TV Show
ITV Play of the Week1955TV Show
ITV Television Playhouse1955TV Show
Wednesday Theatre1953Empress CatherineTV Show
The Magic Box1951Mrs. Nell CollingsMovie
Goodyear Playhouse1951TV Show
The Astonished Heart1950Patient, Gag Bit (uncredited)Movie
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1950Madame Pauline ViardotTV Show
The First Mrs. Fraser1950Movie
The Browning Version1949Millie Crocker-HarrisMovie
Glamorous Night1937Melitza HjosMovie
Fatal Lady1936Marion Stuart, Maria Delasano, MalevoMovie
All the King's Horses1935Elaine, the Queen of LangensteinMovie
Paris in Spring1935SimoneMovie
Bella Donna1934Mary Chepstow AmineMovie
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