Shaler, Eleanor (1900–1989)

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Shaler, Eleanor (1900–1989)

American actress, singer and dancer. Name variations: Eleanor Shaler Dickson. Born June 17, 1900, in Indianapolis, IN; died Dec 22, 1989, in Gladwyn, PA; graduate of Vassar College; m. Colonel Benjamin Abbott Dickson; children: Colin Campbell Dickson; William D. S. Dickson (died 2003).

Dance satirist, was trained in ballet and other dance techniques; appeared in Garrick Gaieties of 1926, The Manhatters (1927), Pardon My English (1932), and other revues; wrote novels Wake and Find a Stranger and Gaunt's Daughter, among others.