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Anne Ramsey (1929–1988)

American character actress Anne Ramsey was quite busy in the 1980s despite being in her later years at the time. It wasn't until quite late in her life that Ramsey pursued an acting career in motion pictures. Ramsey was born Anne Mobley in Omaha, Nebraska, to Eleanor (Smith), a national treasurer of the Girl Scouts, and Nathan Mobley, an insurance ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 1988 The River Pirates
The Hag
 1987 Trying Times (TV Series)
- Bedtime Story (1987) ... Gypsy
 1987 Love at Stake
Old Witch
 1986 Say Yes
 1986 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Crossing Guard
- Killer K.I.T.T. (1986) ... Crossing Guard
 1985 Night Court (TV Series)
Edna Sneer
- Halloween, Too (1985) ... Edna Sneer
 1985 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Mrs. Scalisi
- Blues in the Night (1985) ... Mrs. Scalisi
 1984 Family Ties (TV Series)
Mrs. Warfield
- Help Wanted (1984) ... Mrs. Warfield
 1984 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Bag Lady
- The Murder of Sherlock Holmes (1984) ... Bag Lady
 1984 Getting Physical (TV Movie)
Lady at Police Station
 1983 Manimal (TV Series)
- Scrimshaw (1983) ... Referee
 1983 Three's Company (TV Series)
Woman at the ATM
- The Money Machine (1983) ... Woman at the ATM
 1983 Herndon (TV Movie)
Miss Helter
 1983 I Want to Live (TV Movie)
 1979-1982 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series)
Killer / Lady
- Death Row: Part 2 (1982) ... Killer
- Fire Show (1979) ... Lady
 1982 Class Reunion
Mrs. Tabazooski
 1982 Marian Rose White (TV Movie)
 1981 A Small Killing (TV Movie)
 1981 Honky Tonk Freeway
TV Chef (uncredited)
 1981 The Killing of Randy Webster (TV Movie)
Landlady (Martha Dodson)
 1980 Marilyn: The Untold Story (TV Movie)
 1980 The Black Marble
Bessie Callahan
 1980 White Mama (TV Movie)
Heavy Charm
 1979 CHiPs (TV Series)
Nurse Betty Jo
- Hot Wheels (1979) ... Nurse Betty Jo
 1979 Blind Ambition (TV Mini-Series)
 1979 When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?
Rhea Childress
 1979 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Evon / Gertrude
- Birds of a Feather (1979) ... Evon / Gertrude
 1978 The Gift of Love (TV Movie)
Maeve O'Halloran
 1978 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
- A Home Run for Love (1978) ... Nurse
 1978 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Mrs. Schiller
- As Long as We're Together: Part 1 (1978) ... Mrs. Schiller
 1975-1977 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Connie / Taxi Cab Driver
- The New Original Wonder Woman (1975) ... Taxi Cab Driver
 1977 Fun with Dick and Jane
Employment Applicant
 1976 Delvecchio (TV Series)
Mrs. Bellows
- The Silent Prey (1976) ... Mrs. Bellows
 1976 Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (TV Movie)
 1976 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Henry's Wife
- Hellride (1976) ... Henry's Wife
 1976 From Noon Till Three
Massive Woman
 1976 Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series)
Sister Bernadette
- Episode #1.24 (1976) ... Sister Bernadette (as Ann Ramsey)
 1974 The Law (TV Movie)
Eleanor Bleisch
 1974 For Pete's Sake
Telephone Lady
 1974 Rhinoceros
Woman with Cat
 1973 Columbo (TV Series)
Rough Masseuse
- Lovely But Lethal (1973) ... Rough Masseuse (uncredited)
 1972 Banyon (TV Series)
Mrs. Hendricks
- Just Once (1972) ... Mrs. Hendricks
 1972 Up the Sandbox
 1972 Ironside (TV Series)
Motel Manager
 1972 The New Centurions
Wife of Crazy Man (uncredited)
 1971 The Sporting Club
Scott's Wife
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[on her Oscar nomination for Throw Momma from the Train (1987)] It means a little bit of acceptance after a long attempt to get here, but that doesn't mean I'm "here" at all, I've got a lot more to do. See more »


Appeared with her husband, actor Logan Ramsey in The Sporting Club (1971), The Law (1974), Blind Ambition (1979), Any Which Way You Can (1980), Say Yes (1986), Scrooged (1988), Doctor Hackenstein (1988) and Meet the Hollowheads (1989). See more »

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