Ellen Drew

Actor, Saleswoman, Waitress
Born: 11/22/1915 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Filmography

Actor (24)

Man in the Saddle 1951 (Movie)

(Actor)

Davy Crockett, Indian Scout 1950 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Baron of Arizona 1949 (Movie)

(Actor)

China Sky 1944 (Movie)

(Actor)

Texas Rangers Ride Again 1940 (Movie)

(Actor)

Christmas in July 1939 (Movie)

(Actor)

Geronimo 1938 (Movie)

Alice Hamilton (Actor)

College Holiday (Movie)

Student (Actor)

Dark Mountain (Movie)

Kay Downey (Actor)

French Without Tears (Movie)

Diana Lake (Actor)

Isle of the Dead (Movie)

Thea (Actor)

Make Way for Tomorrow (Movie)

Usherette (Actor)

Man Alive (Movie)

Connie (Actor)

Mountain Music (Movie)

Helen (Actor)

Night of Mystery (Movie)

Secretary (Actor)

Rose Bowl (Movie)

Mary Arnold (Actor)

Sing You Sinners (Movie)

Martha Randall (Actor)

Stars in My Crown (Movie)

Harriet Gray (Actor)

Strange Confession (Movie)

Yvonne (Actor)

That's My Baby (Movie)

Betty Moody (Actor)

The Crooked Way (Movie)

Nina (Actor)

The Gracie Allen Murder Case (Movie)

Ann Wilson (Actor)

The Monster and the Girl (Movie)

Susan Webster (Actor)

You and Me (Movie)

Cashier (Actor)

Relationships

Sy Bartlett Producer

Husband

James Herbert

Husband
Executive with Motorola married in 1971

William Walker

Husband
Married on May 30, 1951 Divorced in September 1967

Fred Wallace

Husband
married in 1935 divorced in 1940

David Wallace

Son
born in 1936

EDUCATION

Parker High School

Chicago , Illinois
dropped out at age 16 when parents separated

Milestones

1997

Awarded star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

1946

Under contract with Columbia Pictures

1940

Appeared in "Christmas in July"

1938

First feature as Ellen Drew, the musical "Sing You Sinners"

1938

Groomed for stardom by Paramount; name originally changed to Erin Drew and then Ellen Drew

1938

Had breakthough dramatic role in "If I Were King"

1936

Signed by Paramount Pictures

1936

Film acting debut in bit roles, billed as Terry Ray

1934

Won title of "Miss Englewood"; encouraged to try her luck in Hollywood

1932

Following parents' separation, dropped out of high school at age 16, lied about her age and obtained a job in the accounting department at Marshall Field's

1920

At age four, moved to Chicago with family (date approximate)

Was befriended by character actor William Demarest who eventually aided her in obtaining a contract

Became a sales clerk at Grant's in the costume jewelry and baby clothing departments

Born in Kansas City, Missouri

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