Ellen Sandweiss

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Detroit, Michigan, USA
Michigan native Ellen Sandweiss gained fame as one of the young cast members of The Evil Dead (1981). She first began her association with The Evil Dead (1981)'s director Sam Raimi and its star Bruce Campbell when she attended high school with them. Sandweiss appeared in some of Raimi's early Super 8 films, including Within the Woods (1978), the short film that Raimi and company used to interest investors in the feature-length version of The Evil Dead (1981). Sandweiss went on to play Cheryl, the sister of Bruce Campbell's Ash character, in the legendary horror flick. Read more...