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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:

Phil Davis, Bob Wallace, Betty Haynes, Judy Haynes: [singing] And may all your Christmas be white.

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.

Ivy Smith: Getting involved is so... so... involving.

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Vera-Ellen Facts
Went to the same Cincinnati ballroom dance studio as a child as Doris Day. Their parents used to carpool together to the dance studio.

Suffered from anorexia for years, which led to premature aging

One of the few actresses to have danced with both Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly in the movies, other actresses that have also done this includes Judy Garland, Cyd Charisse, Rita Hayworth, Debbie Reynolds, and Leslie Caron.

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