People

Ellis Clarke

born December 28th, 1917

Sir Ellis Emmanuel Innocent Clarke was the first President of Trinidad and Tobago and the second and last Governor-General. He was one of the main architects of Trinidad and Tobago's 1962 Independence constitution.

Ellis Cunliffe Lister

born May 12th, 1774

Ellis Cunliffe Lister-Kay was an English Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1832 to 1841.

Ellis Hobbs

born May 16th, 1983

Ellis Hue Hobbs III (born May 16, 1983) is a former American football cornerback who played for six seasons in the National Football League. He played college football for Iowa State. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft and played for them from 2005–2008. He was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles in April 2009 and played for them from 2009–2010 before a neck injury ended his career. Hobbs previously shared the NFL record for the longest kickoff return (108 yards) with Randall Cobb and Jacoby Jones, a feat he accomplished on September 9, 2007 in a game against the New York Jets. This record was eclipsed by a 109-yard kickoff return touchdown by Cordarrelle Patterson of the Minnesota Vikings against Green Bay on October 27, 2013.

Ellis Hollins

born November 14th, 1999

Ellis Hollins (born 14 November 1999) is an English actor. He is known for portraying the role of Tom Cunningham in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks. In 2006, he appeared in Alpha Male, a family film released in the United Kingdom.

Ellis Marsalis Sr.

born April 16th, 1908

Ellis Louis Marsalis Sr. was an American businessman from New Orleans, Louisiana. He was a former poultry farmer turned hotelier, Esso franchise owner and civil rights activist.

Ellis Valentine

born July 30th, 1954

Ellis Clarence Valentine (born July 30, 1954) is a former Major League Baseball right fielder. He is remembered for having one of the all-time great throwing arms. "There's a plateau where you can't throw the ball any harder and you can't be any more accurate", said former Montreal manager Felipe Alou. "That was Ellis Valentine."

Ellison Onizuka

died January 28th, 1986

Ellison Shoji Onizuka was an American astronaut, engineer, and U.S. Air Force flight test engineer from Kealakekua, Hawaii, who successfully flew into space with the Space Shuttle Discovery on STS-51-C. He died in the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger, on which he was serving as Mission Specialist for mission STS-51-L. Onizuka was the first Asian American and the first person of Japanese origin to reach space.

Ellora Patnaik

born September 5th, 1968

Ellora Patnaik (born September 5, 1968) is a Canadian actress of film, stage and television as well as an Odissi dancer.

Ellsworth Kelly

died December 27th, 2015

Ellsworth Kelly was an American painter, sculptor, and printmaker associated with hard-edge painting, Color Field painting and minimalism. His works demonstrate unassuming techniques emphasizing line, color and form, similar to the work of John McLaughlin and Kenneth Noland. Kelly often employed bright colors. He lived and worked in Spencertown, New York.

Elly Ameling

born February 8th, 1933

Elisabeth Sara "Elly" Ameling is a Dutch soprano, who is particularly known for lieder recitals and for performing works by Johann Sebastian Bach. Performing with distinguished pianists and ensembles around the globe, she was awarded various honours and recording prizes.

Elmar Muuk

born December 26th, 1901

Elmar Muuk was an Estonian linguist and author of a number of dictionaries and textbooks of the Estonian language, and was, together with Johannes Voldemar Veski and Johannes Aavik, responsible for development of Estonian as a modern European language.

Elme Marie Caro

born March 4th, 1826

Elme Marie Caro was a French philosopher.

Elmer Bailey

born December 13th, 1957

Elmer Francis Bailey (born December 12, 1957) is an American former professional football player who spent three seasons in the National Football League (NFL) with the Miami Dolphins and Baltimore Colts between 1980 and 1982. Bailey appeared in 31 career games after being drafted from the University of Minnesota, he also attended Lincoln (MO) before transferring to Minnesota.

Elmer Bernstein

born April 4th, 1922

Elmer Bernstein was an American composer and conductor. In a career that spanned over five decades, he composed "some of the most recognizable and memorable themes in Hollywood history", including over 150 original film scores, as well as scores for nearly 80 television productions. For his work, he received an Academy Award for Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) and Primetime Emmy Award. He also received seven Golden Globe Awards, five Grammy Awards, and two Tony Award nominations.

Elmer Dessens

born January 13th, 1971

Elmer Dessens Jusaino [deh-SENZ] (born January 13, 1971) is a Mexican former professional baseball pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB).

Elmer Diedtrich

born March 31st, 1927

Elmer Diedtrich was an American politician and businessman.

Elmer Flick

born January 11th, 1876

Elmer Harrison Flick was an American professional baseball outfielder who played in Major League Baseball from 1898 to 1910 for the Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Athletics, and Cleveland Bronchos/Naps. In 1,483 career games, Flick recorded a .313 batting average while accumulating 164 triples, 1,752 hits, 330 stolen bases, and 756 runs batted in (RBIs). He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1963.

Elmer Gedeon

April 15th, 1917 - April 20th, 1944

Elmer John Gedeon was an American professional baseball player, appearing in several games for the Washington Senators in 1939. Gedeon and Harry O'Neill were the only two Major League Baseball players killed during World War II. Gedeon flew several missions in the European Theater of Operations as an officer of the United States Army Air Forces before being shot down over France.

Elmer Kelton

born April 29th, 1926

Elmer Kelton was an American author, known for his Westerns. He was born in Andrews County, Texas.

Elmer Lach

January 22nd, 1918 - April 4th, 2015

Elmer James Lach was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played 14 seasons for the Montreal Canadiens in the National Hockey League (NHL). A centre, he was a member of the Punch line, along with Maurice Richard and Toe Blake. Lach led the NHL in scoring twice, and was awarded the Hart Trophy in 1945 as the league's most valuable player.

Elmer MacFadyen

born January 9th, 1943

Elmer Eric MacFadyen was a Canadian politician. He represented Sherwood-Hillsborough in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island from 1996 to 2007 as a Progressive Conservative member.

Elmer Symons

born February 14th, 1977

Elmer Symons was a motorcycle enduro racer.

Elmer Valo

born March 5th, 1921

Elmer William Valo, born Imrich Valo, was a Slovak American professional baseball right fielder, coach, and scout in Major League Baseball (MLB). He batted left-handed and threw right-handed.

Elmira Minita Gordon

born December 30th, 1930

Dame Elmira Minita Gordon was a Belizean educator, psychologist and politician; she served as the first governor general of Belize from its independence in 1981 until 1993. She was the first Belizean to receive a doctorate in psychology. She is one of the few "double dames", having received damehoods in two separate orders: the Order of St Michael and St George and the Royal Victorian Order.

Elmo Wright

born July 3rd, 1949

Elmo Wright (born July 3, 1949) is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL). While at the University of Houston, he became the first football player ever to perform an end zone dance. Following his college playing days, Wright went on to star for the Kansas City Chiefs. He currently resides in Houston, Texas.

Elmore James

born January 27th, 1918

Elmore James was an American blues guitarist, singer, songwriter, and bandleader. Noted for his use of loud amplification and his stirring voice, James was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992. His slide guitar technique earned him the nickname "King of the Slide Guitar".

Élodie Bouchez

born April 5th, 1973

Élodie Bouchez-Bangalter is a French actress. She became internationally known for her role as Renée Rienne on the fifth and final season of the television show Alias and for playing Maïté Alvarez in the film Wild Reeds.

Élodie Ouédraogo

born February 27th, 1981

Élodie Ouédraogo is a retired Belgian sprinter of Burkinabé descent, who specializes in the 200 metres and 400 m hurdles. An Olympic gold medalist, her personal best time in the 200 m is 23.11 seconds, achieved in July 2004 in Brussels, while her personal best in the 400 m hurdles is 55.20, achieved at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Ouédraogo is also the joint third-fastest Belgian woman after Kim Gevaert and Olivia Borlée and equalling Nancy Callaerts with her best 100 metres time of 11.40. Her 200 metres best ranks her fourth amongst Belgian women after Gevaert, Borlée and Hanna Mariën. Her 400 m hurdles best places her as the second-fastest Belgian woman over the distance, after Ann Mercken.

Elof Ahrle

born January 21st, 1900

Elof Ahrle was a Swedish actor and film director. He appeared in 80 films between 1920 and 1960. He also directed ten films between 1942 and 1950. He was married to actress Birgit Rosengren (1912-2011).

Eloisa Cianni

born June 21st, 1932

Eloisa Cianni (born 21 June 1932) is an Italian actress, model and beauty pageant winner. Ciani was born in Rome as Aloisa Stukin, with the surname derived from her Polish adoptive father Stanislaus Stukin, who had married her mother Ida Furnace. In 1952 she won the Miss Italia beauty contest, and one year later she was elected Miss Europe. She subsequently started a career as model and actress, debuting in the Gianni Franciolini's 1953 comedy film Villa Borghese.

Eloy Alfaro

died January 28th, 1912

José Eloy Alfaro Delgado often referred to as "The Old Warrior," was an Ecuadorian politician who served as the President of Ecuador from 1895 to 1901 and from 1906 to 1911. Eloy Alfaro emerged as the leader of the Liberal Party and became a driving force for fairness, justice and liberty. He became one of the strongest opponents of the pro-Catholic conservative President Gabriel García Moreno (1821–1875). The "Viejo Luchador" played a central role in the Liberal Revolution of 1895 and fought against conservatism for almost 30 years.

Eloy Inos

died December 28th, 2015

Eulogio "Eloy" Songao Inos was a Northern Marianan politician who served as the seventh governor of the Northern Mariana Islands from 2013 to 2015. Inos, a member of the Republican Party, also served as the eighth lieutenant governor from 2009 to 2013.
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