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Vera Ellen Westmeier Rohe

(1921-02-16)February 16, 1921
Died August 30, 1981(1981-08-30) (aged 60)
Occupation Actress, dancer
Years active 1937–59
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Robert Hightower (1941–46)
Victor Rothschild (1954–66)

Vera-Ellen (February 16, 1921 – August 30, 1981) was an American actress and dancer. She danced with Fred Astaire, Danny Kaye, Gene Kelly and several others. She played Princess Maria in the movie Call Me Madam. She also played Judy Haynes in the movie White Christmas.

She was born in Norwood, Ohio, a suburb of Cincinnati. She died from cancer at age sixty.

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