Robert Ellis

Robert Ellis and Vera Reynolds
1892 - 1974

Robert Ellis  American Screenwriter


Robert Ellis (June 27, 1892 – December 29, 1974) was an American film actor, screenwriter and film director. He appeared in 166 films between 1913 and 1934. He also wrote for a 65 films and directed 61. He was born in Brooklyn, New York and died in S...

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Longest Relationship37 yrs, 3 mths
Shortest Relationship3 yrs, 11 mths
Average Relationship Length20 yrs, 7 mths
First Name Robert
Last Name Ellis
Full Name at Birth Robert Ellis du Reel
Age 82 (age at death) years
Birthday 27th June, 1892
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York
Died 29th December, 1974
Place of Death Santa Monica, California
Cause of Death Cardiac Arrest
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Screenwriter And Film Director
Occupation Screenwriter
Claim to Fame Charlie Chan's Secret (1936)
Year(s) Active 1913-1950
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May Allison98 GeminiActress


Gambling Lady1934 Mr. Carter - Lawyer (uncredited) Movie
Kid Millions1934 Desert Rider (uncredited) Movie
Now I'll Tell1934 Minor Role (uncredited) Movie
A Girl of the Limberlost1934 Frank Comstock Movie
Dancing Man1934 Cavendish Movie
Friends of Mr. Sweeney1934 Casino Manager (uncredited) Movie
I've Got Your Number1934 Turk Garrison Movie
Madame Spy1934 Sulkin Movie
A Very Honorable Guy1934 Gangster (uncredited) Movie
Only Yesterday1933 Movie
The Sphinx1933 Inspector James Riley Movie
Notorious But Nice1933 Prosecuting Attorney Movie
The Constant Woman1933 Leading Man Movie
Important Witness, The1933 Jack (Duke) Farnham Movie
Reform Girl1933 Kellar Movie
The Thrill Hunter1933 Al Blake Movie
Treason1933 Colonel Jedcott Movie
Police Call1933 Police Chief Crown Movie
Soldiers of the Storm1933 Moran Movie
Curse of a Broken Heart, The1933 Movie
American Madness1932 Dude Finlay (uncredited) Movie
Call Her Savage1932 Hotel Manager (uncredited) Movie
A Man's Land1932 John Thomas (as Bob Ellis) Movie
Behind Stone Walls1932 Jack Keene - Man-about-Town Movie
Broadway to Cheyenne1932 Butch Owens Movie
Come on Danger!1932 Frank Sanderson Movie
Daring Danger1932 Hugo DuSang Movie
Officer Thirteen1932 Jack Blake Movie
Scandal for Sale1932 Hotel Resident (uncredited) Movie
The All-American1932 Walter Grant Movie
The Phantom Express1932 Reynolds Movie
White Eagle1932 Jim Gregory Movie
Women Won't Tell1932 District Attorney Movie
The Fighting Fool1932 Crip Mason Movie
The Last Man1932 English Charlie Movie
One Man Law1932 Jonathan P. Streeter Movie
Speed Demon1932 Langard Movie
The Penal Code1932 James Forrester Movie
Slightly Married1932 Brandon Movie
Murder at Midnight1931 Duncan Channing Movie
Aloha1931 Larry Leavitt Movie
The Devil Plays1931 Stiles Movie
Caught Cheating1931 Joe Cabrone Movie
Dancing Dynamite1931 Lucas Movie
The Deadline1931 Ira Coleman Movie
The Fighting Sheriff1931 Flash Halloway Movie
The Good Bad Girl1931 Dapper Dan Tyler Movie
Is There Justice?1931 Dan Lawrence Movie
The Last Parade1931 A.C. Marino Movie
Mounted Fury1931 Paul Marsh Movie
Ex-Bartender1931 Movie
The Squealer1930 Valleti Movie
Undertow1930 Jim Paine Movie
What Men Want1930 Howard LeMoyne Movie
Broadway1929 Steve Crandall Movie
Night Parade1929 Mr. John W. Zelli Movie
The Love Trap1929 Guy Emory Movie
Tonight at Twelve1929 Jack Keith Movie
Cleopatra1928 Short Film
Freedom of the Press1928 Cyrus Hazlett Movie
Marry the Girl1928 Harry Wayland Movie
Restless Youth1928 Robert Haines Movie
Varsity1928 Rod Luke Movie
Law's Lash, The1928 Corporal Ted Campbell Movie
The Law and the Man1928 Ernest Vane Movie
Ragtime1927 Steve Martin, aka 'Slick' Movie
Lure of the Night Club1927 John Stone Movie
The Girl from Montmartre1926 Jack Ewing Movie
Brooding Eyes1926 Phillip Mott Movie
Ladies of Leisure1926 Jack Forrest Movie
Whispering Canyon1926 Bob Cameron Movie
Devil's Dice1926 Larry Bannon Movie
Capital Punishment1925 Harry Phillip Movie
Northern Code1925 Louis Le Blanc Movie
Part Time Wife, The1925 Kenneth Scott Movie
S.O.S. Perils of the Sea1925 Ralph Seldon Movie
Speed1925 Nat Armstrong Jr. Movie
Lady Robinhood1925 Hugh Winthrop Movie
Forbidden Cargo1925 Jerry Burke Movie
Defend Yourself1925 Dr. Poole Movie
For Sale1924 Alan Penfield Movie
A Cafe in Cairo1924 Barry Braxton Movie
The Law Forbids1924 Paul Remsen Movie
Lovers' Lane1924 Dr. Tom Singletoon Movie
Silk Stocking Sal1924 Bob Cooper Movie
Dark Secrets1923 Lord Wallington Movie
The Wanters1923 Elliot Worthington Movie
The Wild Party1923 Basil Wingate, Stuart Furth Movie
The Flame of Life1923 Fergus Derrick Movie
Mark of the Beast1923 Dr. David Hale Movie
Anna Ascends1922 Howard Fisk Movie
The Dangerous Little Demon1922 Gary McVeigh Movie
Hurricane's Gal1922 Steele O'Connor Movie
The Infidel1922 Cyrus Flint Movie
Wild Honey1922 Kerry Burgess Movie
Woman Who Fooled Herself, The1922 Fernando Pennington Movie
Love's Masquerade1922 Herbert Norwooood Movie
Ladies Must Live1921 Anthony Mulvain Movie
Handcuffs or Kisses1921 Peter Madison Movie
The Daughter Pays1920 Gerald Roseborough Movie
In for Thirty Days1919 Brett Page Movie
Louisiana1919 Laurence Ferol Movie
Peggy Does Her Darndest1919 Honorable Hugh Wentworth Movie
The Third Kiss1919 Rupert Bawlf Movie
Upstairs and Down1919 Terrence O'Keefe Movie
Spite Bride, The1919 Billy Swayne Movie
Brown of Harvard1918 'Bud' Hall Movie
The Lifted Veil1917 Leslie Palliser Movie
Customary Two Weeks, The1917 George Extell Movie
Friends in San Rosario1917 Mr. Buckley (as Mr. Ellis) Movie
Black Circle, The1917 Royce Rolston - Genevieve's Father Movie
Deal in Bonds, A1917 Phil Kelsey Movie
House of Secrets, The1917 Mr. Black Movie
In the Web of the Spider1917 The Spider Movie
Mirror of Fear, The1917 The Spider Movie
Missing Financier, The1917 The Spider Movie
Mystery of Room 4221917 Paul Darsey Short Film
Net of Intrigue, The1917 Mordkin Movie
Screened Vault, The1917 Chris Monk Movie
The Secret of the Borgias1917 The Spider Short Film
Sign of the Scarf1917 The Spider Movie
Trail of Graft, The1917 Thompson - Kelly's Secretary Movie
Trap, The1917 Jack Mulhall - Gambler Movie
Vanishing Bishop, The1917 The Spider Movie
Veiled Thunderbolt, The1917 The Spider Movie
Violet Ray, The1917 Dimitri Movie
Winged Diamonds1917 Daddy Greelick Movie
Code Letter, The1916 Baron Litchfield Movie
House of Three Deuces, The1916 Joe the Wolf Movie
Man from Yukon, The1916 Paper-Collar Joe Movie
Menace, The1916 Luigi Verra Movie
Missing Heiress, The1916 Undetermined Role (unconfirmed) Movie
Mission of State, A1916 Count de Graff Movie
Pencil Clue, The1916 John Goss Movie
Rogue's Pawn, The1916 Chitsworth - a Gambler Movie
Tiger's Claw, The1916 Big Val Marron Movie
Trunk Mystery, The1916 Undetermined Role (unconfirmed) Movie
Wizard's Plot, The1916 Professor John Atwood Movie
Leap Year's Wooing, A1916 Gentleman Joe Movie
Almost a Heroine1916 The Kidnapper Movie
Flock of Skeletons, A1916 Horace Chesterfield Movie
Lurking Peril, The1916 The Wolf Movie
The Guiding Hand1916 Stanton Garrett Short Film
Grant, Police Reporter1916 Villain - Various Roles Movie
The Night Watch1916 Dr. Crawford Short Film
He Wrote Poetry1916 Ned Billings Movie
Meter in the Kitchen1916 Frank Movie
Rival Artists1916 Mr. Grouch Movie
That Pesky Parrot1916 Jack - the Newlywed Groom Movie
The Sealskin Coat1916 Billy Breeze (as Bob Ellis) Movie
The Tricksters1916 Frank Whitney Movie
The Trail's End1916 The Wolf Movie
The Fate of America1916 The Wolf Movie
The Apaches of Paris1915 Darcelle Movie
Glory of Youth, The1915 Hal Crofton - an Athlete Movie
The Secret Room1915 Buford - the Derelict Short Film
First Commandment, The1915 Tom Pierson Movie
Adventure at Briarcliff, The1915 The Overseer of the Estate Movie
Black Ring, The1915 Count Barnoff Movie
The Cabaret Singer1915 Lloyd Denton - Randall's Chum Short Film
The Girl and the Bachelor1915 Bertie Tremayne Short Film
Third Commandment, The1915 Arthur Holly - Nell's Sweetheart Movie
The Key to Possession1915 Tony Breslow - Man About Town Short Film
Legacy of Folly, The1915 Danforth - a Man-about-Town Movie
Seventh Commandment, The1915 Simon Craig Movie
Man Servant, The1915 Gilbert Park - a Dissolute Clubman Movie
Poison1915 Willis Webb Short Film
Prejudice1915 Dr. Byron - a Drunkard Movie
Accused1914 Bert Kent Short Film
Perils of the White Lights1914 Jack Foster - the Widow's Son Movie
The Secret of the Will1914 Gordon - a Young Lawyer Short Film
Counterfeiter's Plot, The1914 Jack Saunders - Ivy's Sweetheart Movie
The Cub Reporter's Assignment1914 Harry Wilson - the Cub Reporter Short Film
Fatal Portrait, The1914 Ralph Lamont - an Artist Movie
Mother's Atonement, A1914 Horace - Stella's Brother Movie
Old Man Higgenbotham's Daughter1914 Alec - Matty's Sweetheart Movie
Path to Ruin, The1914 John Gage - a Young Broker Movie
Black Sheep, The1914 Dr. Frank Clark - Joe's Brother Movie
His Inspiration1914 Mayfield Movie
Hour of Danger, The1914 Robert Russell - a Young Doctor Movie
Missing Jewels, The1914 Jim - Little Nell's Father Movie
Secret Crime, A1914 Maynard Movie
The Other Half of the Note1914 Tom Cole - Detective Movie
A Modern Jekyll and Hyde1913 Roger Master - Nora's Sweetheart Short Film
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