Job Actress
Years active 1931-1967
Known for Gracious and genteel, frightened misses, well-bred heroines, upper-class wives
Top Roles Mrs. Copperfield, Sylvia Robertson, Lucie Manette, Nichette, the Bride, Barbara Denham
Top GenresDrama, Romance, Comedy, Adventure, Thriller/Suspense, Crime
Top TopicsBook-Based, Romance (Drama), Politics
Top Collaborators , (Director), , (Director)
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Elizabeth Allan Overview:

Actress, Elizabeth Allan, was born on Apr 9, 1908 in Skegness, Lincolnshire. Allan died at the age of 82 on Jul 27, 1990 in Hove, East Sussex and was cremated and her ashes given to family or friend.

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Gracious and genteel leading lady, Elizabeth Allan, was adept at playing frightened misses and well-bred heroines early in her career while under contract to MGM. Returning to Britain in 1938 after an acrimonious dispute with her studio which had dropped her from the film, The Citadel, she appeared as upper-class wives in largely undistinguished films, but later became popular in TV panel game shows.

(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).

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By Dawn on Jun 17, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

, most memorable year in Hollywood, was in 1935, when she performed in two Dickens' movies: David Copperfield and A Tale of Two Cities. She also performed in, Mark of the Vampire. Which she did not think to highly of. MGM announced her for a leading part in, The Citadel ,but she was r... Read full article


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Elizabeth Allan Quotes:

Irena Borotyn: I felt her deadly cold breath on my throat. I must have fainted. I knew no more.


Nancy Adams: Rocky, you're making me ashamed of you. Nobody believes you're sincere and honest about what you say.


Sylvia Robertson: Come up then, you Eskimo Romeo.


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Elizabeth Allan Facts
Youngest of six children born to Dr. Alexander William and Amelia Allan.

Her family moved to Darlington, South Durham, where she attended Plan Hall School and won a gold medal in elocution.

According to the website Cinemorgue, Miss Allen played characters who die of childbirth-related illnesses in three different films: Men in White (1934), David Copperfield (1935) and A Woman Rebels (1936).

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