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Elaine Stewart

Actress

Born - 31 May 1929, Montclair, New Jersey, USA
Died - 27 June 2011

Lovely brunette starlet, co-star and star of 1950s' Hollywood films. Born Elsy Steinberg and on the tall side for the fifties, Stewart made her debut as a glamorous navy lieutenant in the Martin & Lewis comedy Sailor Beware (1951). MGM took notice and gave her a three-year contract. She appeared for them in Singin' in the Rain (1952), The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), Code Two (1953), Young Bess (1953), Take the High Ground! (1953), Brigadoon (1954) and others. Freelancing, she made The Adventures of Hajji Baba (1954), Night Passage (1957), High Hell (1958), Escort West (1958), The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (1960), Most Dangerous Man Alive (1961) and two in Italy, Seven Revengers (1961) and Island Affair (1962). They were her last theatrical features, although she continued to appear on TV, as actress and game show hostess, for several more years. She died after a long illness.