Leon Ames

Leon Ames

  • Born on
    • January 20th, 1902
  • Died on
    • October 12th, 1993
​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Leon Ames (January 20, 1902 – October 12, 1993) was an American film and television actor. He is best remembered for playing fatherly figures in such films as Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), as Judy Garland's father, and in Little Women (1949). Description above from the Wikipedia article Leon Ames licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Acting (50 Credits)

1986Jake Speed as Pop Winston
1986Peggy Sue Got Married as Barney Alvorg
1983Testament as Henry Abhart
1979Just You and Me, Kid as Manduke the Magnificent
1976Sherlock Holmes in New York as Daniel Furman
1974That's Entertainment! as (archive footage) (uncredited)
1970Tora! Tora! Tora! as Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox
1970On a Clear Day You Can See Forever as Burt Clews
1965The Monkey's Uncle as Judge Holmsby
1964The Misadventures of Merlin Jones as Judge Holmsby / Lex Fortas
1963Son of Flubber as Rufus Daggett
1961The Absent Minded Professor as President Rufus Daggett
1960From the Terrace as Samuel Eaton
1958Mister Ed
1957Peyton Place as Leslie Harrington
1953By the Light of the Silvery Moon as George Winfield
1953Angel Face as Fred Barrett
1951On Moonlight Bay as George Winfield
1951Cattle Drive as Chester Graham Sr.
1950The Happy Years as Sr. Samuel H. Stover
1950Dial 1119 as Earl
1950Ambush as Maj. C.E. Breverly
1950Crisis as Sam Proctor
1949Scene of the Crime as Capt. A.C. Forster
1949Battleground as The Chaplain
1949Any Number Can Play as Dr. Palmer
1949Little Women as Father March
1948The Velvet Touch as Gordon Dunning
1948On an Island with You as Commander Harrison
1948A Date with Judy as Lucien T. Pringle
1947Song of the Thin Man as Mitchell Talbin
1946Lady in the Lake as Derace Kingsby
1946The Postman Always Rings Twice as Kyle Sackett
1945Son of Lassie as Anton
1945Yolanda and the Thief as Mr. Candle
1945They Were Expendable as Major James Morton
1945Week-End at the Waldorf as Henry Burton
1945Anchors Aweigh as Admiral's Aide
1944Meet Me in St. Louis as Mr. Alonzo Smith
1944The Thin Man Goes Home as Edgar Draque
1944Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo as Lieut. Jurika
1942George Washington Slept Here as Leon Ames (uncredited)
1939Mr. Moto in Danger Island as Commissioner Madero
1938Mysterious Mr. Moto as Paul Brissac
1938Suez as Napoleon III - Emperor of France
1938Bluebeard's Eighth Wife as Ex-Chauffeur (uncredited)
1937Charlie Chan on Broadway as Buzz Moran
1935Reckless as Ralph Watson
1933Parachute Jumper as Pilot with Alabama (uncredited)
1932Murders in the Rue Morgue as Pierre Dupin


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