Ellis R. Dungan

Born in May 11th, 1909

From Barton, Ohio, U.S.

Ellis R. Dungan Biography

Ellis Roderick Dungan (May 11, 1909 – December 1, 2001), He was an American film director, who was well known for working in Indian films, predominantly in Tamil cinema, from 1936 to 1950. He was an alumnus of the University of Southern California and moved to India in 1935. During his film career in South India, Dungan directed the debut films of several popular Tamil film actors, such as M.

G. Ramachandran in Sathi Leelavathi, T. S. Balaiya and N. S. Krishnan.