Dancer who appeared in several movie musicals, including the 1954 production of White Christmas.
During the 1950s, she was known for having the smallest waist in Hollywood.
She starred in the musical, White Christmas, along with Bing Crosby.
She began dancing at age ten and at age sixteen she won the Major Bowes Amateur Hour contest.
She married and divorced twice, and had one child from her second marriage.
- The meaning of the name Ellen: Light