Vera-Ellen was an American dancer and actress. She is remembered for her solo performances as well as her work with partners Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Danny Kaye, and Donald O’Connor. She is best known for her starring roles in On the Town with Kelly and White Christmas with Kaye.
|Born:||Vera-Ellen Westmeier Rohe, February 16, 1921, Norwood, Ohio, US|
|Died:||August 30, 1981, Los Angeles, California, US|
|Resting place:||Glen Haven Memorial Park, Sylmar, California|
About Vera Ellen
Dancer who appeared in several movie musicals, including the 1954 production of White Christmas.
She began dancing at age ten and at age sixteen she won the Major Bowes Amateur Hour contest.
During the 1950s, she was known for having the smallest waist in Hollywood.
She married and divorced twice, and had one child from her second marriage.
She starred in the musical, White Christmas, along with Bing Crosby.
Information related to Vera-Ellen
- http://www.virtual-history.com/movie/person/5415/vera-ellen Vera-Ellen at Virtual History
- http://www.vera-ellen.com Vera-Ellen Tribute
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