Elsa Sullivan Lanchester (28 October 1902 – 26 December 1986) was an English-American character actress with a long career in theatre, film and television.
Lanchester studied dance as a child and after World War I began performing in theatre and cabaret, where she established her career over the following decade. She met the actor Charles Laughton in 1927, and they were married two ... more »
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''She looked as though butter wouldn't melt in her mouthor anywhere else.''Elsa Lanchester (1902-1986), British-born U.S. actor. Attributed. Referring to actress Maureen O'Hara.