Elsa Chauvel, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Elsa Chauvel

Australian actress and filmmaker

Date of Birth: 10-Feb-1898

Place of Birth: Collingwood, Victoria, Australia

Date of Death: 22-Aug-1983

Profession: screenwriter, stunt performer, script supervisor, costume designer, stage actor, film director, production assistant, film producer, film actor, make-up supervisor

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Elsa Chauvel

  • Elsa Chauvel, OBE (née Elsie May Wilcox; 10 February 1898 – 22 August 1983) was an Australian filmmaker and actress, and the wife and collaborator of film director Charles Chauvel.
  • Elsa Chauvel was a pioneer in Australian film making, who was best known for her contribution in films such as Greenhide, In the Wake of the Bounty, and Jedda.
  • Her legacy in Australian film was celebrated with the creation of the Chauvel Award, dedicated to the work of Elsa and Charles Chauvel, which honours Australian excellence in film.

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