Patricia Ellis
Date of Birth
May 20, 1916
Birth Place:
Birmingham, MI

Biography

The stepdaughter of theatrical producer Alexander Leftwich, Patricia Ellis was barely a teenager when she made her stage debut. She came to films in 1932, playing a variety of ingenues opposite such Warner Bros. contractees as James Cagney, Dick Powell, George Arliss, Paul Muni and Joe E. Brown. Most of her post-Warners roles were unremarkable, though she demonstrated that she could carry a...