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Ed Ames


Born Malden, Massachusetts on July 9, 1927 (real name Urick), Ed, Vic Ames, Gene Ames and Joe Ames were sons of Ukrainian Jewish parents and four of nine children. They were very poor but Ed attended Boston Public Latin School along with brother Joe. The singing group, The Ames Brothers, was formed in 1947 in Boston and later appeared at the "Roxy... See full bio »

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Known For

Daniel Boone
Daniel Boone Mingo / Taramingo
(1964-1968)
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest / Himself
(1964-1976)

Filmography

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 1995 The Marshal (TV Series)
Vasalie Peshkov
- Little Odessa (1995) ... Vasalie Peshkov (as Edmon Ames)
 1990 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Spence Coggan
- One More for the Road (1990) ... Spence Coggan
 1988 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Sheriff Ed Thompson
- Prisoners (1988) ... Sheriff Ed Thompson
 1985 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Johnny Shannon
- Murder at the Oasis (1985) ... Johnny Shannon
 1979 Greatest Heroes of the Bible (TV Series)
Lot
- Abraham's Sacrifice (1979) ... Lot
- Sodom and Gomorrah (1979) ... Lot
 1974 McCloud (TV Series)
Abel Hollister
- The Colorado Cattle Caper (1974) ... Abel Hollister
 1974 Kodiak (TV Series)
- Chains of Ice (1974)
 1973 The Starlost (TV Series)
Mr. Smith
- Mr. Smith of Manchester (1973) ... Mr. Smith
 1964-1968 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Mingo / Taramingo
- Thirty Pieces of Silver (1968) ... Mingo
- Orlando, the Prophet (1968) ... Mingo
- Hero's Welcome (1968) ... Mingo
- The Flaming Rocks (1968) ... Mingo
- The Imposter (1968) ... Mingo
 1967 Cricket on the Hearth (TV Movie)
Edward
 1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series)
Edward Belton
- Cricket on the Hearth (1967) ... Edward Belton (voice)
 1967 Androcles and the Lion (TV Movie)
Ferrovius
 1963 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (TV Series)
Kennedy
- The Day of the Pawnees: Part 2 (1963) ... Kennedy
 1963 Redigo (TV Series)
John Talltree
- Lady War-Bonnet (1963) ... John Talltree
 1962 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Lee Coyle
- Quiet Night, Deadly Night (1962) ... Lee Coyle
 1958 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Ames Brother
- Music to Die By (1958) ... Ames Brother (uncredited)
 1957 State Trooper (TV Series)
Singer
- The Dancing Dowager (1957) ... Singer (as The Ames Brothers)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Narrator") in "The Fantasticks", produced on Broadway. See more »

Alternate Names:

The Ames Brothers | Edmon Ames | the Ames Brothers

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I am a secular Jew, but I feel strongly about Israel and the Jewish communities of Europe.

Trivia:

Brother of Joe Ames, Gene Ames & Vic Ames. One of The Ames Brothers vocal group. Click on group name for additional credits. See more »

Trademark:

Deep, rich, baritone voice

Nickname:

The Boston Baritone

Star Sign:

Cancer

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