Ellen Albertini Dow
|Ellen Albertini Dow|
November 16, 1913
Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Alma mater||Cornell University|
|Spouse||Eugene Dow (m. 1951–2004) (his death)|
Ellen Albertini Dow (born November 16, 1913) 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.