Cass Elliot, also known as Mama Cass, was an American singer and actress who is best known for having been a member of the Mamas and the Papas. After the group broke up, she released five solo albums. In 1998, she was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for her work with the Mamas and the Papas.
|Born:||Ellen Naomi Cohen, September 19, 1941, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.|
|Died:||July 29, 1974, Mayfair, London, England|
|Resting place:||Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery|
|Other names:||Mama Cass|
|Children:||Owen Vanessa Elliot|
|Relatives:||Leah Kunkel (sister)|
|IMDb:||Cass Elliot's IMDb|
About Mama Cass Elliot
Vocalist with The Mamas & the Papas, the group that released the hit "California Dreamin.'" She pursued a solo career, releasing five albums.
She dropped out of high school to go to New York City, where her first attempt at Broadway ended in failure.
It was rumored that she died by choking on a ham sandwich, but in reality she passed away from a heart attack.
She married James Hendricks in 1963; after their annulment in 1969, she remarried Donald von Wiedenman in 1971.
She was once a guest on The Johnny Cash Show.
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