Ellen Albertini Dow

Ellen Albertini Dow

  • Born on
    • November 16th, 1913
  • Died on
    • May 4th, 2015
Ellen Rose Albertini Dow (November 16, 1913 – May 4, 2015) was an American film and television character actress and drama coach. She portrayed feisty old ladies and may be best known as the rapping grandmother Rosie in The Wedding Singer (1998), performing "Rappers Delight". Dow's other film roles include elderly lady Mary Cleary who "outs" her grandson in Wedding Crashers, Disco Dottie in 54, the recipient of Christopher Lloyd's character's slapstick in Radioland Murders and a choir nun in Sister Act. She was best known to small screen audiences for her guest appearances on sitcom The Golden Girls. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ellen Albertini Dow,licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Acting (17 Credits)

2013Frank the Bastard as Dora
2011Not Another Not Another Movie as Rose
2009Without a Paddle: Nature's Calling as Mrs. Bessler
2006Fat Girls as Mildred
2005Wedding Crashers as Grandma Mary Cleary
2002Eight Crazy Nights as See's Candies Box (voice)
2001Longshot as Ms. Fleisher
2000Ready to Rumble as Mrs. MacKenzie
1998The Wedding Singer as Rosie
199854 as Disco Dottie
1998Carnival of Souls as Mrs. Meltzer
1998Patch Adams as Aggie
1995Problem Child 3: Junior in Love as Lila Duvane
1993Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit as Choir Nun
1992Sister Act as Choir Nun
1992Memoirs of an Invisible Man as Mrs. Coulson
1990My Blue Heaven as Nun


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