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Ellen Hanley
Birth: May 15, 1926
Lorain County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 2007
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

Actress, Singer. She was a musical-theater performer best-known for playing Fiorello LaGuardia's first wife in the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Fiorello!" Born in Lorain, Ohio, she made her Broadway debut in "Annie Get Your Gun," starring Ethel Merman, in 1946. The following year she appeared as Clothilde Pfefferkorn in "Barefoot Boy with Cheek," a musical featuring Nancy Walker and Red Buttons and written by Max Shulman. In the 1952 revue, "Two's Company," which starred Bette Davis, she introduced the Vernon Duke-Ogden Nash song "Roundabout." She also was in the cast of the 1959 musical, "First Impressions," based on Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. During the show's run, she replaced leading lady Polly Bergen as Austen's heroine, Elizabeth Bennet. That same year, she appeared in "Fiorello!" - the hit Jerry Bock-Sheldon Harnick musical about the well-known mayor of New York, which ran for nearly 800 performances. In 1963, she starred in a successful off-Broadway revival of "The Boys from Syracuse," a Richard Rodgers-Lorenz Hart musical based on Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors." During the late 1940s and into the 1950s, she toured extensively in summer-stock shows. She also was a regular performer in Julius Monk's celebrated topical revues in the 1950s at such places as Upstairs at the Downstairs. In 1951, she married Ronnie Graham, a performer and writer for the revue "New Faces of 1952" and who later wrote for such television shows as "M*A*S*H." They were divorced in 1963. (bio by: Jack Sanders) 
Maple Shade Cemetery
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Section 2
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Record added: Aug 07, 2011
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