Ellis, Robert, 1892-1974

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Robert Ellis (1892-1974) was born in Brooklyn, New York and was an American film actor, screenwriter and film director. He appeared in 166 films between 1913 and 1934. He also wrote for a 65 films and directed a further 61. Ellis died in Santa Monica, California.

From the description of Robert Ellis papers, 1913-1918. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 28083246

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creatorOf Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989. MGM and Twentieth Century-Fox screenplays, 1931-1963 (bulk 1937-1955). Brown University, Brown University Library
creatorOf Ellis, Robert, 1892-1974. Robert Ellis papers, 1913-1918. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
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Motion picture actors and actresses--20th century
Silent films


Birth 1892-06-27

Death 1974-12-29




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