from the trailer for
The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)
|Born||Elsy Steinberg |
May 31, 1930
Montclair, New Jersey, U.S.
|Died||June 27, 2011 (aged 81)|
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Bill Carter (1961–63; divorced) |
Merrill Heatter (1964–2011; her death)
|Children||Son and daughter|
Stewart was born in Montclair, New Jersey as Elsy Steinberg. She was one of five children born into a German Jewish family. In 1961, nearing the end of her television career, she married actor Bill Carter. After her divorce from Carter, she married television producer Merrill Heatter on December 31, 1964. They had a son, Stewart, and a daughter, Gabrielle.
She had a supporting role in The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), as Lila. She was featured as the love interest of Sgt Ryan played by Richard Widmark in "[Take the High Ground]"  as Julie. She appeared in other films, such as Brigadoon, Night Passage, The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond, and The Adventures of Hajji Baba. In her last television appearance in 1964 she played actress Irene Grey in the Perry Mason episode, "The Case of the Capering Camera," starring Raymond Burr.
- Barnes, Mike (June 27, 2011). "Elaine Stewart obituary in ''The Hollywood Reporter'' (June 27, 2011)". Hollywoodreporter.com. Retrieved 2012-05-17.
- Ronald Bergan (July 8, 2011). "Elaine Stewart obituary | Film". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2012-05-17.
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