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Also Known As: Patricia Gene O'Brien Died: March 26, 1970
Born: May 20, 1916 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Birmingham, Michigan, USA Profession: actor

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Patricia Ellis's acting career took off when she was a mere 16 years old. In her early acting career, Ellis appeared in such films as the Warren William drama "Three on a Match" (1932), the comedy "Picture Snatcher" (1933) with James Cagney and the romance "The King's Vacation" (1933) with George Arliss. She also appeared in the drama "The World Changes" (1933) with Paul Muni, "The Narrow Corner" (1933) and "Elmer the Great" (1933). She continued to act in productions like "The Circus Clown" (1934), "The St. Louis Kid" (1934) and "Let's Be Ritzy" (1934). She also appeared in "A Night at the Ritz" (1935). Nearing the end of her career, she tackled roles in "Rhythm in the Clouds" (1937), "Step Lively, Jeeves!" (1937) and "Venus Makes Trouble" (1937). She also appeared in "Block-Heads" (1938) and "Romance on the Run" (1938). Ellis was most recently credited in the Cheryl Dunye dramatic comedy "The Watermelon Woman" (1997). Ellis was married to George T O'Maley and had one child. Ellis passed away in March 1970 at the age of 54.

Patricia Ellis's acting career took off when she was a mere 16 years old. In her early acting career, Ellis appeared in such films as the Warren William drama "Three on a Match" (1932), the comedy "Picture Snatcher" (1933) with James Cagney and the romance "The King's Vacation" (1933) with George Arliss. She also appeared in the drama "The World Changes" (1933) with Paul Muni, "The Narrow Corner" (1933) and "Elmer the Great" (1933). She continued to act in productions like "The Circus Clown" (1934), "The St. Louis Kid" (1934) and "Let's Be Ritzy" (1934). She also appeared in "A Night at the Ritz" (1935). Nearing the end of her career, she tackled roles in "Rhythm in the Clouds" (1937), "Step Lively, Jeeves!" (1937) and "Venus Makes Trouble" (1937). She also appeared in "Block-Heads" (1938) and "Romance on the Run" (1938). Ellis was most recently credited in the Cheryl Dunye dramatic comedy "The Watermelon Woman" (1997). Ellis was married to George T O'Maley and had one child. Ellis passed away in March 1970 at the age of 54.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Watermelon Woman, The (1995) Mrs Edge-Fletcher
2.
 Back Door to Heaven (1939) Carol Evans, as an adult
3.
 Fugitive at Large (1939) Patricia
4.
 The Gaiety Girls (1938) Jeanette Dupont
5.
 The Lady in the Morgue (1938) Mrs. Sam Taylor
6.
 Block-Heads (1938) Mrs. Gilbert
7.
 Romance on the Run (1938) Dale Harrison
8.
 Venus Makes Trouble (1937) Kay Horner
9.
 Step Lively, Jeeves! (1937) Patricia Westley
10.
 Rhythm in the Clouds (1937) Judy Walker
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husband:
George T O'Maley. Married in 1941; survived her.

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