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Actress Vera-Ellen

Full Name: Vera Ellen Westmeier Rohe
Profession: Actress

United States of America

Why Famous: Wonder Man, Big Leaguer, On the Town

Born: February 16, 1921
Birthplace: Norwood, Ohio, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius

Died: August 30, 1981 (aged 60)
Cause of Death: Cancer

Married Life

  • 1941-02-04 Actress Vera-Ellen (19) weds fellow dancer Robert Hightower
  • 1954-11-19 Actress Vera-Ellen (33) weds millionaire Victor Rothschild at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Los Angeles

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