Robert Ellis

The origin of Robert Ellis's acting career goes back to when he was just 15 years old. Ellis kickstarted his acting career in various films such as the musical "April Showers" (1948) with Jack Carson, the William Bendix biopic "The Babe Ruth Story" (1948) and "The Green Promise" (1949). He continued to act in productions like the Joseph Cotten crime picture "Walk Softly, Stranger" (1950), "Retreat, Hell!" (1952) and the Marilyn Monroe crime feature "Niagara" (1953). He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show" (CBS, 1950-58). Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in the Tyrone Power dramatic adaptation "The Long Gray Line" (1955), the biographical drama "The McConnell Story" (1955) with Alan Ladd and "Tea and Sympathy" (1956) with Deborah Kerr. He held additional roles in television including a part on "The Bob Cummings Show" (CBS, 1954-59). Ellis last acted in "Gidget" (1959). Ellis was married to Helen Logan. Ellis passed away in November 1973 at the age of 40.