Place of Death
Juan Les Pins, France
Cause of Death
Claim to Fame
# Slim Driscoll, Samaritan (1913) .... The Manners Child
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Date of Birth
5 February 1868, Rockland, Maine, USA
Date of Death
5 March 1940, Juan Les Pins, France (heart ailment)
Quit acting career during World War I, to outfit & staff a barge as a floating hospital, to nurse wounded soldiers in France. Boyfriends as a young actress included Baseball Hall of Famer John Montgomery Ward & heavyweight champ/actor Gentleman James J. Corbett. Elliott was named as co-respondent in Ward`s divorce from famed actress Helen Dauvray. For her beauty & unusual violet eyes, Maxine Elliott has been compared to Elizabeth Taylor. For many years, there was a Maxine Elliott Theatre on Broadway.
She met husband Nat C. Goodwin, the leading comic actor of his era, en route to Australia in 1896. Goodwin was a dedicated baseball fan/gambler, and the stage idol of George M. Cohan.
Full Name at Birth
Jessie C. Dermott
Maxine Elliott (born February 5, 1868 in Rockland, Maine, USA; died March 5, 1940 in Cannes, France) was an American actress and businesswoman. As regards her performances, reviewers disagreed "over whether it was her beauty or her acting ability that attracted attention".
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Film, stage actress