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Elissa Landi

Previous star: Shirley MacLaine

Biography

from the After the Thin Man film trailer, 1936.

Source: Wikipedia

Elissa Landi (December 6, 1904 – October 21, 1948) was an Italian born actress who was popular in Hollywood films of the 1920s and 1930s. Rumoured to be a descendant of Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria, she was noted for her aristocratic bearing.

Fact file

  • Born: Elizabeth Marie Christine Kühnelt December 6, 1904 Venice, Italy
  • Died: October 21, 1948 (aged 43) Kingston, New York, U.S.
  • Years active: 1926-1943
  • Spouse(s): John Cecil Lawrence (1928-1936) (divorced) Curtiss Thomas (1943-1948) (her death) 1 daughter
  • Children: Carolyn Maude (b. 1944)

Read more about Elissa Landi at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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