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Elyse Knox (Elsie Lillian Kornbrath)

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Biography

Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Elyse Knox, the actress best known for starring in The Mummy's Tomb (1942) and for being Heisman Award-winner Tom Harmon s wife and actor Mark Harmon's mother, was born Elsie Lillian Kornbrath on December 14, 1917 in Hartford, Connecticut, to Austrian parents Hermine Sophie (Muck) and Frederick Kornbrath, from Vienna. Knox's first love wasn't acting but art: she began painting in oils during high school, and painting remained a passion throughout her life. She had an exhibition of her work in 1981. Read more...

Actor

Character: Lillian Russell's Sister

Lillian Russell 1940

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Character: Eileen Drake

Footlight Fever 1941

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Character: Peggy Osborne

Hit the Ice 1943

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Character: Alice Taswell

Mister Big 1943

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Character: Elyse Knox

Follow the Boys 1944

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Character: Claire Adamson

There's a Girl in My Heart 1949

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Character: Isobel Evans

The Mummy's Tomb 0

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