Elaine Devry

American actress

Elaine Devry (born Thelma Elaine Mahnken; January 10, 1930)[1] is an American actress.

Elaine Devry
Thelma Elaine Mahnken

(1930-01-10) January 10, 1930 (age 91)
Other namesElaine Davis
Alma materCompton Junior College
Years active1953–1999
Dan Ducich
(m. 1948; div. 1952)

Mickey Rooney
(m. 1952; div. 1958)

Her first movie was The Atomic Kid, in which she and her husband Mickey Rooney co-starred.[2] Devry made three guest appearances on Perry Mason, including the title role of defendant Janice Wainwright in the 1962 episode "The Case of the Shapely Shadow."

She also appeared in many other popular television series, including Death Valley Days, Bonanza, 77 Sunset Strip, Burke's Law, Family Affair, I Dream of Jeannie, Marcus Welby, M.D., Dragnet, and Tales of Wells Fargo.


  1. "Thelma Elaine Mahnken was born on January 10, 1930 in Los Angeles County, California". Retrieved August 15, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Marill, Alvin H. (2004). Mickey Rooney: His Films, Television Appearances, Radio Work, Stage Shows, and Recordings. McFarland. p. 42. ISBN 9780786420155. Retrieved 18 September 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)