About

ALLAN R. ELLENBERGER

 
(Photo: Paulo Rosario)

Books

  • 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), McFarland & Co., Inc.
  • Celebrities in the 1930 Census (2008), McFarland & Co., Inc.
  • Miriam Hopkins: Life and Films of a Hollywood Rebel (2018), University Press of Kentucky

Television appearances

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

Articles

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

Education

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

Volunteer

  • 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)
  • 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.

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