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Vera- Ellen Overview:

Legendary actress, Vera-Ellen, was born Vera Ellen Westmeier Rohe on Feb 16, 1921 in Norwood, OH. Ellen died at the age of 60 on Aug 30, 1981 in Los Angeles, CA .



Ellen was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Seven Things to Know About Vera-Ellen

By Rick29 on Oct 12, 2015 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

1. Vera-Ellen attended the Hessler Studio of Dancing in Cincinnati, Ohio. Other famous alumni include Doris Day and Tyrone Power. Harry Hessler and his wife operated the dancing school until sometime in the 1940s. The historic building is a residential home today. 2. Vera-Ellen and Rosemary Cloone... Read full article

Happy Easter from Vera-Ellen 1950

By Art on Mar 31, 2013 From Classic Cinema Gold

                             Happy Easter!!                                  Vera-Ellen                                        1950 • Posted by Art • Sunday, March 31st, 2013 at 5:21 am • (0) Comme... Read full article

The best things happen when she’s dancing: Vera-Ellen

By Kay Noske on Dec 11, 2012 From Movie Star Makeover

General Waverly is out of step, out of touch, and out of luck. He’s invested his life savings in the Columbia Inn in Pine Tree,Vermont. Instead of the bustling ski lodge of his dreams, he owns what smart-alecky housekeeper Emma calls a “Tyrolean haunted house.” It’s 60 degrees in December, there has... Read full article


By Art on Feb 17, 2012 From Classic Cinema Gold

“I was called a bookish child. Mother sent me to a ballet teacher in Cincinnati when I was nine years old. I guess I was an awkward child and the family wanted me to be graceful. When I found out I liked to dance and people seemed to like to watch me, I was determined to go places.” ~ Ve... Read full article

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Vera- Ellen Quotes:

Charlie Hill: Can I have a magazine? I'll treasure this all my life, I'll sleep with it under my pillow.
Angela Bonfils: It would do you more good if you read it.

Judy Haynes: [to Phil] You are not exactly Superman, but you are awfully available.

Phil Davis, Judy Haynes: [singing] Even guys with two left feet come out alright if the girl is sweet.

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Vera-Ellen Facts
On March 3, 1963, she gave birth to a daughter named Victoria Ellen Rothschild, who died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome on June 20th of that same year. All of this took place in Los Angeles County.

Was once a drum majorette in high school.

Measurements: 33 1/2-21-34 (measured in 1952), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)

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