Thursday, 25 April 2019

776) Elaine Stewart

Elaine Stewart (born Elsy Steinberg; 1930 – 2011). American actress and model.
Stewart had a supporting role in The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), as Lila, a starlet who has a romantic fling with a producer played by Kirk Douglas. She was featured as Julie, the love interest of Sgt Ryan, played by Richard Widmark, in Take the High Ground! (1953) and co-starred with Mickey Rooney in a 1953 comedy, A Slight Case of Larceny.
She appeared in other films, such as Brigadoon (along with Gene Kelly and Van Johnson), Night Passage, Code Two, The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond, and The Adventures of Hajji Baba. Stewart had a small but key role, as Anne Boleyn, in 1953's Young Bess. She co-starred with Jeff Chandler in the film noir The Tattered Dress (1957), with Victor Mature in the western Escort West (1958) and shared top billing with John Derek in a 1958 adventure film, High Hell, before turning to television.

- "The studio changes her hair color from auburn to quicksilver blonde..."  http://www.glamourgirlsofthesilverscreen.com/…/E…/index.html

- "Stewart was, in fact, a red-head and her striking beauty marked her down for Hollywood stardom..."  https://www.thetimes.co.uk/artic…/elaine-stewart-bcl8ct6pp7s





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