Vera Ellen (Movie Actress) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

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
Occupation: Dancer, actress
Years active: 1937–1959
Children: 1
IMDb: Vera-Ellen’s IMDb

About Vera Ellen

Dancer who appeared in several movie musicals, including the 1954 production of White Christmas.

Before Fame

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.

Family Life

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

  • Vera-Ellen at Virtual History
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Latest information about Vera Ellen updated on August 29, 2020.

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