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Elaine Stewart

  • Birth 31 May 1930 Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 27 Jun 2011 Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
  • Memorial ID 72079068

Actress, Model. Born Elsy Steinberg, the daughter of a New Jersey policeman, she worked as an usherette and cashier before winning the opportunity over hundreds of models to appear in a layout for See Magazine and receiving the title of Miss See in 1952. She adorned pages of the publications Life Magazine and Playboy, while launching her Hollywood career with a uncredited part in the Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis vehicle "Sailors Beware" (1952). After signing with MGM, she found roles of substance in the pictures "The Bad and the Beautiful" (1952), "Young Bess" (1953) and perhaps her most memorable part in "Brigadoon" (1954), later with Universal Pictures "The Tattered Dress" (1957) and "Night Passage" (1957). After her marriage to actor Bill Carter ended in divorce, she married TV game show producer Merrill Heatter in 1964 and retired from acting to raise her family. During the 1970s, she returned to the entertainment arena on the game shows "Las Vegas Gambit" (1972 to 1976) and "The New High Rollers" (1974 to 1975).

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 27 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 72079068
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elaine Stewart (31 May 1930–27 Jun 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 72079068, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.