Elizabeth Short

Elizabeth Short
1924 - 1947

Elizabeth Short  American Victim


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Elizabeth Short was in relationships with Franchot Tone (1946) and Matthew Michael Gordon Jr. (1944 - 1945).

Elizabeth Short had encounters with Arthur Lake and Clark Gable.


American Victim Elizabeth Short was born on 29th July, 1924 in Hyde Park, Massachusetts, USA and passed away on 15th Jan 1947 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 22. She is most remembered for The Black Dahlia. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Elizabeth Short is a member of the following lists: People murdered in Los Angeles, People from Boston and People murdered in Los Angeles, California.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating2 1 year, 7 months 9 months, 19 days -
Encounter2 - - -
Total4 1 year, 7 months 4 months, 24 days -


First Name Elizabeth
Last Name Short
Full Name at Birth Elizabeth Short
Alternative Name The Black Dahlia
Age 22 (age at death) years
Birthday 29th July, 1924
Birthplace Hyde Park, Massachusetts, USA
Died 15th January, 1947
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Homicide
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Weight 115lbs (52 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dyed Black
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress, Victim
Occupation Victim
Claim to Fame The Black Dahlia
Bust (inches) 36
Cup Size C
Waist (inches) 24
Hips (inches) 36
Shoe Size 7
Father Cleo Short
Mother Phoebe Mae Sawyer
Favorite Colors Blue, Green

"The Black Dahlia" was a nickname given to Elizabeth Short (July 29, 1924 – c. January 15, 1947), an American woman who was the victim of a much-publicized murder in 1947. Short acquired the moniker posthumously from newspapers in the habit of nicknaming crimes they found particularly lurid. The "Black Dahlia" nickname may have been derived from a film noir murder mystery, The Blue Dahlia, released in April, 1946. Short was found mutilated, her body sliced in half at the waist, on January 15, 1947, in Leimert Park, Los Angeles, California. Short's unsolved murder has been the source of widespread speculation, leading to many suspects, along with several books, television and film adaptations of the story. Short's murder is one of the oldest unsolved murder cases in Los Angeles history.

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Partner Comparison

Elizabeth Short22 LeoVictim
Franchot Tone63 PiscesActor
Matthew Michael Gordon Jr.-
Arthur Lake81 AriesActor
Clark Gable59 AquariusActor


Posted commentsView all comments (5)

wjerryzwjerryzJul 3, 2017

It's puzzling why they never solved this crime

Diana pasquelAug 11, 2010

She is crazy maybe that`s why she died!

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