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Posted by Allan Ellenberger on Mar 1st, 2008
Mar 1

Allan R. Ellenberger…

 September 9, 1956, Tyrone, Pennsylvania


Ramon Novarro: A Biography of the Silent Film Idol; 1899-1968 (1999), McFarland & Co., Inc.; Margaret O’Brien: A Career Chronicle and Biography (2000), McFarland & Co., Inc.; Celebrities in Los Angeles Cemeteries: A Directory (2001), McFarland & Co., Inc.; The Valentino Mystique: The Death and Aftermath of the Silent Movie Idol (2005) and Celebrities in the 1930 Census (2008), McFarland & Co., Inc.

Television appearances

Mysteries and Scandals (E! Entertainment), Good vs. Evil(Sci-Fi Channel), The National Enquirer Show (Syn.) and The Florence Henderson Show (Retirement Living TV).


Articles have appeared in Classic Images, Films of the Golden Age magazines and the Hollywood Heritage Newsletter.


Warriors Mark Elementary School; Tyrone Area High School (1974); an AA from the Ivy School of Professional Art in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1976).


Docent for the Hollywood Studio Museum (now the Lasky-DeMille Barn in Hollywood) from 1990 through 1996.

Awards and recognition

The Bronze Halo Award for Excellence in Writing from the California Motion Picture Council (1999 & 2000) and listing in Marquis’s Who’s Who of the West (2000-2001).

A Pennsylvania native, I lived for several years in Wilmington, Delaware before moving to the Los Angeles area in 1987. I presently live in Hollywood, California.

I am currently working on a biography of the stage and screen actress, Miriam Hopkins.

Contact me at: Hollywoodland23@mail.com


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