In 1962, Elsie got married to Robert Downey Sr.. Robert Downey Sr. is also an actor and filmmaker. He is famous for being an underground filmmaker. He has directed and produced the movies like A Touch of Greatness, Sweet Smell of Sex, Is There Sex After Death?, Putney Swope and so on. As a married couple, they welcomed two children together. This married life lasted for about a decade and them got divorced in 1975. Her nationality was American and she was of mixed ethnicity.
Elsie also pursed her career as an actress and writer. She entered into the film industry in the mid 1960s. In 1964, she appeared in the comedy movie Babo 73. Two years later, she was seen in the movie Chafed Elbows. She was a popular actress but her acting career was hampered by alcohol addiction. She died in Los Angeles, California, USA at the end of 2014. Her net worth was unknown.