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Ellen Albertini Dow
November 16, 1913
|Died||May 4, 2015
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||Cornell University|
Eugene Dow (m. 1951–2004)(his death)
Ellen Albertini Dow (November 16, 1913 – May 4, 2015) was an American character actress. She mainly played feisty old ladies and is perhaps best known as the rapping grandmother in 1998 movie The Wedding Singer. Other roles include the homophobic grandmother in Wedding Crashers, Disco Dottie in 54, the recipient of Christopher Lloyd's slapstick in Radioland Murders, and a choir member in Sister Act.
Dow died on May 4, 2015 at her Los Angeles, California home, at age 101.
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