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Elsie Ames (1902–1983)

Elsie Ames was born on May 18, 1902 in New Jersey, USA. She was an actress, known for Minnie and Moskowitz (1971), A Woman Under the Influence (1974) and General Nuisance (1941). She died on May 3, 1983 in Northridge, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Minnie and Moskowitz
General Nuisance
General Nuisance Army Nurse
The Taming of the Snood
The Taming of the Snood Odette, the Maid


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 1974 A Woman Under the Influence
 1971 Minnie and Moskowitz
 1953 Houdini
Entertainer (uncredited)
 1951 Rhythm Inn
Comedy dance team member (as Ames and Arno)
 1944 Fun Time (Short)
Dance Specialty (as Ames and Arno)
 1942 Ham and Yeggs (Short)
Mrs. Brendel
 1942 Carry Harry (Short)
 1942 What Makes Lizzy Dizzy? (Short)
 1941 She's Oil Mine (Short)
 1941 General Nuisance (Short)
Army Nurse
 1941 Black Eyes and Blues (Short)
Violet Zabina
 1940 His Ex Marks the Spot (Short)
His Ex-Wife
 1940 The Spook Speaks (Short)
 1940 The Taming of the Snood (Short)
Odette, the Maid
 1937 Double or Nothing
Dance Speciality, as Ames and Arno

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Alternate Names:

Ames and Arno

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