Mary Ellis

Artist

Biography

Mary Ellis (June 15, 1897 – January 30, 2003) was a long-lived American star of the stage, as well as radio, television and film and opera singer, best known for her roles in the genre of musical theatre, particulary those of Ivor Novello. After appearing with the Metropolitan Opera beginning in 1918, later appearing opposite Enrico Caruso, she acted on Broadway, creating the title role in Rose-Marie. In 1930, she emigrated to England, where she gained additional fame and continued to perform into the 1990s. She was also well known for her film role's, including The 3 Worlds of Gulliver in 1960 Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.