Evelyn Keyes

Evelyn Keyes

Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas, USA
Death 4 Jul 2008 (aged 91)
Montecito, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 28205775 · View Source
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Actress. Best remembered as Scarlet O'Hara's sister 'Sue Ellen' in the 1939 film "Gone with the Wind." She began her career as a chorus girl at age 18 prior to being discovered by director Cecil B. DeMille. She made her screen debut in 1938 in the film "The Buccaneer." In 1939, she landed the part of 'Sue Ellen O'Hara' in "Gone with the Wind." Her career in film thrived during the 1940s and 50s. She appeared in such notable films as "Here Comes Mr. Jordon," opposite Robert Montgomery, and "The Seven Year Itch," opposite Tom Ewell and Marilyn Monroe in 1956. Her film career dissipated in the late 1950s. She continued to work being seen on such television shows as "The Love Boat," and "Murder, She Wrote." She was married four times, most notably to directors Charles Vidor, and John Huston. Her last marriage was to bandleader Artie Shaw. Keyes died of uterine cancer at age 91.

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  • Originally Created by: The Perplexed Historian
  • Added: 11 Jul 2008
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