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 Elaine <I>Anderson</I> Steinbeck

Elaine Anderson Steinbeck

Birth
Travis County, Texas, USA
Death 27 Apr 2003 (aged 88)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Salinas, Monterey County, California, USA
Plot Block N-5
Memorial ID 7394972 · View Source
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Actress. She was born Elaine Anderson in Austin, Texas, in 1914, to parents who were in the oil business. She attended the University of Texas, where she met Zachary Scott, who was an up and coming actor. She married Scott in 1935 and with him had a daughter named Waverly, born in 1936. They divorced in 1950 when Scott became more involved in Hollywood. On December 28, 1950, she married author John Steinbeck, and was married to him until his death on December 20, 1968. She became one of his biggest supporters for over 35 years, even after his death, often showing off his awards to reporters. She became involved in stage productions after moving to New York in 1939, becoming a stage manager for the plays "Oklahoma" in 1943, and "Othello" starring Paul Robeson. She also appeared in the films, "A Night Of Adventure" (1944), and "Seven Days Ashore" (1944).


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  • Added: 28 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7394972
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elaine Anderson Steinbeck (14 Aug 1914–27 Apr 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7394972, citing Garden of Memories, Salinas, Monterey County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .