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Elsie Janis

The Theatre vol. 15 - 1912
Personal information
Birth nameElsie Bierbower
Birth dateMarch 16, 1889
Place of birthColumbus, Ohio
Date of deathFebruary 26, 1956
OccupationActress
Years active1894 - 1939
SpouseGilbert Wilson
ParentsJohn Eleazar Bierbower
Jane Elizabeth Cockrell

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Elsie Janis (March 16, 1889 February 26, 1956) was an American singer, songwriter, actress, and screenwriter. Entertaining the troops during World War I immortalized her as "the sweetheart of the AEF" (American Expeditionary Force).


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