Elsa Lanchester
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Elsa Lanchester
*October 28, 1902 Lewisham, London, England, UK
as Elizabeth Lanchester Sullivan
December 26, 1986 Woodland Hills, California, USA

English-American character actress with a long career in theatre, film and television.

Films

1976

Murder by Death

1973

Terror in the Wax Museum

1970

Nanny and the Professor

1968

Blackbeard's Ghost

1964

Mary Poppins
Pajama Party

1958

Bell Book and Candle

1957

Witness for the Prosecution

1955

Alice in Wonderland
The Glass Slipper

1954

Hell's Half Acre

1953

The Girls of Pleasure Island

1952

Dreamboat
Androcles and the Lion
Miserables, Les

1950

Frenchie
Buccaneer's Girl
The Petty Girl
Mystery Street

1949

Come to the Stable
The Inspector General

1948

The Big Clock

1947

The Bishop's Wife
Northwest Outpost

1946

The Razor's Edge

1945

The Spiral Staircase

1944

Passport to Destiny

1943

Forever and a Day
Lassie Come Home

1942

Son of Fury
Tales of Manhattan

1941

Sullivan's Travels
Ladies in Retirement

1938

Vessel of Wrath

1936

Rembrandt

1935

Bride of Frankenstein
David Copperfield
The Ghost Goes West
Naughty Marietta

1934

The Private Life of Don Juan

1933

The Private Life of Henry VIII

1931

Potiphar's Wife
The Stronger Sex

1928

The Constant Nymph
Blue Bottles
The Tonic


Imdb: 0006471

VIAF: 34668104
Books by Elsa Lanchester
Elsa Lanchester
Elsa Lanchester Herself
New York 1983
Books with substantial mentioning of Elsa Lanchester
Ronald L. Smith
Horror stars on radio, The broadcast histories of 29 chilling Hollywood voices
Jefferson, N.C., 2010

Gary J. Svehla and Susan Svehla (editors)
Hollywood's Classic Scream Queens, 1930s
, 2000

Tom Pendergast, Sara Pendergast (eds.)
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, 3. Actors and Actresses
Detroit/New York/San Francisco/London/Boston/Woodbridge, CT, 2000

Gregory William Mank
Women in Horror Films, 1930s
Jefferson, North Carolina, and London, 1999

Boze Hadleigh
Leading Ladies
London, 1992

Michael R. Pitts
Horror Film Stars
Jefferson, N.C., 1981

Calvin Thomas Beck with Robert Stewart Associate Editor
Scream Queens
New York - London, 1978

Frank Arnau (Hrsg.)
Universal Filmlexikon 1932
Berlin/London, 1932
Books with an entry on Elsa Lanchester
David Thomson
The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
New York, 2003

Danny Peary
Cult Movie Stars
New York, [..], 1991

James Robert Parish with Earl Anderson, Richard E. Braff, John Robert Cocchi, and Harry Purvis
Hollywood Character Actors
New Rochelle, New York, 1978

Alfred E. Twomey and Arthur F. McClure
The Versatiles, A Study of Supporting Character Actors and Actresses in the American Motion Picture, 1930-1955
South Brunswick and New York - London, 1969

Paul Michael, editor in chief. James Robert Parish, associate editor
The American movies reference book, The sound era
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.,, 1969