Ellen Rose Albertini Dow is an American film and television actress and theater coach. She played the role of angry old ladies and was best known for her grandmother rapping Rosie in The Wedding Singer, performing "Rapper's Delight". Other roles in Dow's films include old lady Mary Cleary, who "outperformed" her nephew in Wedding Crashers, Disco Dottie in 54, who took on the slap role of Christopher Lloyd's character in Radioland Murders, and a woman. In the Sister Act choir. She is best known to television audiences as a guest on two sitcoms The Golden Girls and Will & Grace.
|Born||Ellen Rose Albertini, November 16, 1913, Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Died||May 4, 2015, Woodland Hills, California, U.S.|
|Resting place||Saint Peter's Cemetery|
|Alma mater||Cornell University (1935)|
|Occupation||Actress, acting coach|
|IMDb||Ellen Dow's IMDb|
Actress who played a sweet, rappping grandmother in the 1998 comedy The Wedding Singer, starring Adam Sandler. She also appeared in the films Wedding Crashers, Sister Act and The Invited.
She worked with choreographers and performance mimes such as Marcel Marceau.
She recorded an album dedicated to her husband.
She was married to her husband Eugene until his death in 2004.
She was on an episode of Scrubs with Zach Braff.
- The actresses are from Pennsylvania
Latest information about Ellen Dow updated on May 10 2021.