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Eleanor Stewart (February 2, 1913 – July 4, 2007) was an American film actress of the 1930s and 1940s. She appeared mostly in western films.
Initially on contract with MGM, Stewart eventually worked freelance for various studios, starring often as the heroine opposite Bob Steele, Tex Ritter, Jack Randall, Bob Custer, Ken Maynard and Tom Keene, among others. She is probably best known for her role in the serial The Fighting Devil Dogs, which was released throughout 1938. During the 1940s she did three Hopalong Cassidy films. Stewart was also a voice actor and a writer.
Retiring from film in the 1940s, Stewart had no acting roles until 1979, when she played a small role in the film The Orphan.
Eleanor Stewart died from complications of Alzheimer's disease at the age of 94.