Ellen Albertini Dow

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Ellen Albertini Dow
Born Ellen Albertini
November 16, 1913 (1913-11-16) (age 101)
Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Alma mater Cornell University
Occupation Actress
Years active 1985–present
Spouse Eugene Dow (m. 1951–2004) «start: (1951)–end+1: (2005)»"Marriage: Eugene Dow to Ellen Albertini Dow" Location: (linkback://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellen_Albertini_Dow) (his death)

Ellen Albertini Dow (born November 16, 1913)[1] is an American character actress. She often portrays feisty old ladies and is perhaps best known as the rapping grandmother in 1998 film 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 was born on November 16, 1913 in Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania. She studied at Cornell University. Dow was married to Eugene Dow from 1951 until his death in 2004. They had no children.

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