Ella Raines

Ella Raines
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Ella Raines
TV: South side of the 6600 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Ella Raines
Film: North side of the 7000 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Born Ella Raubes on Aug. 6, 1921 in Snoqualmie Falls, WA
Died June 6, 1988 of throat cancer in Sherman Oaks, CA

Ella Raines, described as "sultry," and "mysterious," was best remembered for her role in the thriller "Phantom Lady" in 1944.

She had appeared in her first movie the previous year, "Corvette K-225," which was produced by Howard Hawks and starred Randolph Scott.

The green-eyed star of 1940s-era thrillers and westerns made 20 films in all, including "Tall in the Saddle" with John Wayne, "The Suspect" with Charles Laughton and "The Walking Hills" with Randolph Scott.

She also starred in the 1950s television series "Janet Dean R.N."

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