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Actor Eleanor Powell

Eleanor Powell

  • Birth name:

    Eleanor Torrey Powell

  • Date of Birth:

    Springfield, Massachusetts, USA

  • Height:

    5' 6½" (1.69 m)

Biography:

Eleanor Powell was born in 1912 in Springfield, Massachussetts, and got her professional start in Atlantic City clubs, from where she moved into in revue in New York at the Ritz Grill and Casino de Paris at the age of sixteen. She started her career on Broadway in 1929, where her machine-gun foot work gained her the title of world champion in tapping. In 1935 she came to Hollywood where she starred in the great MGM musicals in the late 1930s, establishing herself as a Queen of Ra-Ta-Taps. In spite of the... more

Eleanor Powell Filmography

Aсtor (7)

Movie

Year

Movie Thats Entertainment, Part II Thats Entertainment, Part II

as Clips from 'Born to Dance' & 'Lady Be Good' (archive footage)

1976
Movie Thats Entertainment! Thats Entertainment!

as (clips from "Broadway Melody of 1940" / "Rosalie") (archive footage)

1974
Movie Ship Ahoy Ship Ahoy

as Tallulah Winters

1942
Movie Broadway Melody of 1940 Broadway Melody of 1940

as Clare Bennett

1940
Movie Broadway Melody of 1938 Broadway Melody of 1938

as Sally Lee

1937
Movie Born to Dance Born to Dance

as Nora Paige

1936
Movie Broadway Melody of 1936 Broadway Melody of 1936

as Irene Foster

1935