Elizabeth Allan

Elizabeth Allan

Highest Rated: 93% Went the Day Well? (1942)

Lowest Rated: 80% Mark of the Vampire (1935)

Birthday: Apr 9, 1908

Birthplace: Not Available

Four years after her first stage appearance with the Old Vic, 21-year-old British actress Elizabeth Allan made her entree into films with the 1931 melodrama Alibi. Brought to the U.S. by MGM, Elizabeth enjoyed such prestigious film roles as David's mother in David Copperfield (1935) and Lucie Mannette in A Tale of Two Cities (1935). Is it any wonder, then, that she felt like she was "slumming"-and said as much-when MGM assigned her to the comparatively minor 1935 horror flick Mark of the Vampire? Upon being replaced by Rosalind Russell in the 1937 feature The Citadel, Elizabeth sued MGM, which resulted in her being blacklisted in Hollywood. After a three-year period of enforced inactivity, she returned to England to appear in such films as Heart of the Matter, Folly to be Wise and No Highway in the Sky. Elizabeth Allan became a major name all over again in the 1950s, thanks to her many television appearances.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Inquest Actor 2010
No Score Yet Grip of the Strangler (The Haunted Strangler) Barbara Rankin 1958
No Score Yet The Heart of the Matter Louise Scobie 1953
No Score Yet No Highway in the Sky Shirley Scott 1951
No Score Yet Three Weird Sisters Old Welsh Woman 1948
93% Went the Day Well? Peggy 1942
No Score Yet The Great Mr. Handel Mrs. Cibber 1942
No Score Yet Saloon Bar Queenie 1940
No Score Yet Slave Ship Nancy Marlowe 1937
No Score Yet A Woman Rebels Flora Thistlewaite 1936
93% Camille Nichette 1936
80% Mark of the Vampire Irena Borotyn 1935
No Score Yet David Copperfield (The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, & Observation of David Copperfield the Younger) Mrs. Clara Copperfield/Mrs. Murdstone 1935
92% A Tale of Two Cities Lucie Manette 1935
80% Java Head Nettie Vollar 1935
No Score Yet The Mystery of Mr. X Jane Frensham 1934
No Score Yet Men in White Barbara 1934
No Score Yet Ace of Aces Nancy Adams 1933
No Score Yet The Solitaire Man Helen 1933
No Score Yet No Marriage Ties Peggy Wilson 1933
No Score Yet Looking Forward (The New Deal) Caroline Service 1933
No Score Yet Service for Ladies (Reserved for Ladies) Sylvia Robertson 1932
No Score Yet The Phantom Fiend Daisy Bunting 1932
No Score Yet The Brain Machine Actor


33% Buck Rogers in the 25th Century


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