Vera-Ellen (February 16, 1921 – August 30, 1981) was an American actress and dancer, principally celebrated for her lithe figure and animated performances with partners Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Danny Kaye, and Donald O'Connor. She is best known for her starring roles in On...Wikipedia
Age: 60 (age at death)
Born: 16th February, 1921, Norwood, Ohio, USA
Died: 30th August, 1981, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 5' 4" (163 cm)
Claim to Fame: White Christmas; On the Town
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Donald O`Connor taught me the sheer joy of dancing.
"I was called a bookish child. Mother sent me to a ballet teacher in Cincinnati when I was nine years old. I guess I was an awkward child and the family wanted me to be graceful. When I found out I liked to dance and people seemed to like to watch me, I was determined to go places."
In 1963 she gave birth to a daughter named Victoria Ellen Rothschild, who died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome that same year.
Was once a drum majorette in high school.