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Ellen Dow

Ellen Dow Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1913
Place of Birth Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania
Death day May 4, 2015 (101 years old)
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
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Ellen Dow

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.

BornEllen Rose Albertini, November 16, 1913, Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedMay 4, 2015, Woodland Hills, California, U.S.
Resting placeSaint Peter's Cemetery
Alma materCornell University (1935)
OccupationActress, acting coach
Years active1985–2013
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About Ellen Dow

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.

Ellen Dow before fame

She worked with choreographers and performance mimes such as Marcel Marceau.

Achievement of Ellen Dow

She recorded an album dedicated to her husband.

Ellen Dow family life

She was married to her husband Eugene until his death in 2004.

Associations of Ellen Dow

She was on an episode of Scrubs with Zach Braff.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Ellen Dow

  • The actresses are from Pennsylvania

Latest information about Ellen Dow updated on May 10 2021.