Elyse Knox Profile

Elyse Knox
Elyse Knox
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14 December 17 is born in Hartford, Connecticut. Her father will become Naval Secretary under President Franklin Roosevelt.
? attends art school
? starts modeling
? catches the attention of 20th Century-Fox when she models as a bride in a Vivian Donner fashion newsreel
42 stars with Turhan Bey in The Mummy’s Tomb. She will later have only fond memories of him.
c. 43 dates actor John Payne. He will marry actress Gloria DeHaven in 1944.
22 October 43 is on the cover of Yank, the Army Weekly
26 August 44 marries sports announcer Tom Harmon, the former all-star football player at the University of Michigan, in a chapel on the campus of the University of Michigan
20 October 44 is on the cover of Yank, the Army Weekly
25 June 45 her daughter Sharon Kristin is born. She will become an actress.
March 46 attends Marguerite Chapman’s birthday party with husband Tom Harmon. Actresses Jeff Donnell and Evelyn Keyes also attend.
48 her daughter Kelly Jean is born. She will become an actress.
2 September 51 her son, Thomas Mark, is born in Burbank, California. He will become an actor.
15 March 87/90 becomes the widow of Harmon
16 Marach 12 dies at age 94 in her Los Angeles home. In addition to her children, she is survived by nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
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