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English-born American actress

Elsa Lanchester is ...

Dead
Born 28 Oct 1902 in London
Died 26 Dec 1986 in Woodland Hills
Age84 years, 1 month
Causepneumonia
Correction?
Elsa Lanchester
Elsa Lanchester
Elsa Lanchester in a promotional shot for Naughty Marietta (1935).

About Elsa Lanchester

Elsa Sullivan Lanchester (28 October 1902 – 26 December 1986) was a British actress with a long career in theatre, film and television. Lanchester studied dance as a child and after the First World War began performing in theatre and cabaret, where she established her career over the following decade. She met the actor Charles Laughton in 1927, and they were married two years later. She began playing small roles in British films, including the role of Anne of Cleves with Laughton in The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933). His success in American films resulted in the couple moving to Hollywood, where Lanchester played small film roles. Her role as the title character in Bride of Frankenstein (1935) brought her recognition. She played supporting roles through the 1940s and 1950s. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Come to the Stable (1949) and Witness for the Prosecution (1957), the last of twelve films in which she appeared with Laughton. Following Laughton's death in 1962, Lanchester resumed her career with appearances in such Disney films as Mary Poppins (1964), That Darn Cat! (1965) and Blackbeard's Ghost (1968). The horror film Willard (1971) was highly successful, and one of her last roles was in Murder by Death (1976).

She is also known as Lanchester.

Death

Elsa Lanchester died in Woodland Hills, California on 26 December 1986 aged 84, at the Motion Picture Hospital from bronchopneumonia. Her body was cremated on 5 January 1987, at the Chapel of the Pines in Los Angeles and her ashes scattered over the Pacific Ocean.

Films

Elsa Lanchester has worked on the following films:

Pajama Party
1964 beach party film
1964
Terror in the Aisles
1984 film by Andrew J. Kuehn
1984
David Copperfield
1935 film by George Cukor
1935
Lassie Come Home
1943 film by Fred M. Wilcox
1943
The Razor's Edge
1946 film by Edmund Goulding
1946
The Bishop's Wife
1947 film directed by Henry Koster
1947
The Glass Slipper
1955 film by Charles Walters
1955
Murder by Death
1976 film by Robert Moore
1976
The Big Clock
1948 film by John Farrow
1948
Naughty Marietta
1935 film based on the operetta
1935
Tales of Manhattan
1942 film by Julien Duvivier
1942
The Private Life of Henry VIII
1933 film by Alexander Korda
1933
That Darn Cat!
1965 film directed by Robert Stevenson
1965
Come to the Stable
1950 film by Henry Koster
1950
Passport to Destiny
1944 film by Ray McCarey
1944
Willard
1971 film by Daniel Mann
1971
Blackbeard's Ghost
1968 film by Robert Stevenson
1968
Ladies in Retirement
American 1941 film noir
1941
Me, Natalie
1969 film by Fred Coe
1969
Mystery Street
1950 film by John Sturges
1950
3 Ring Circus
1954 film by Joseph Pevney
1954
Androcles and the Lion
1952 film by Chester Erskine, Nicholas Ray
1952
The Inspector General
1950 film by Henry Koster
1950
The Spiral Staircase
1945 film by Robert Siodmak
1945
The Secret Garden
1949 film by Fred M. Wilcox
1950
Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake
1942 film by John Cromwell
1942
The Ghost Goes West
1935 film by René Clair
1935
Vessel of Wrath
1938 film by Erich Pommer
1938
Easy Come, Easy Go
1967 music film comedy from the United States
1967
Les Misérables
1952 American film based on the novel of the same name
1952
Dreamboat
1952 film by Claude Binyon
1952
Rascal
1969 film by Norman Tokar
1969
Frenchie
1950 film by Louis King
1950
Hell's Half Acre
1954 film by John H. Auer
1954
Rembrandt
1936 film by Alexander Korda
1936
Buccaneer's Girl
1950 film by Frederick de Cordova
1950
Northwest Outpost
1947 film by Allan Dwan
1947
Terror in the Wax Museum
1973
Thumbs Up
1943 American musical drama film
1943
Arnold
1973
Die Laughing
1980 film by Jeff Werner
1980