STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 8,664 this week

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 »

The Essential Eddie Murphy Watchlist

As we prepare for the return of Prince Akeem in Coming 2 America, we present our guide to comic legend Eddie Murphy's essential films.

Watch the video

Golden Globe Winning Performances in a Motion Picture – Drama

Take a look back at the talented actors and actresses who took home a Golden Globe for Best Actor/Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama since the category was created in 1951.

See the full gallery

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Daniel Boone
Ken-Tuck-E (S1, Ep1)
Sun, Mar 07 8:00 AM PST on INSP (090)
Daniel Boone
Tekawitha McLeod (S1, Ep2)
Sun, Mar 07 9:00 AM PST on INSP (090)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 people
created 22 Jun 2011
 
a list of 119 people
created 29 Nov 2013
 
a list of 214 people
created 31 Dec 2019
 
a list of 1198 people
created 12 Jun 2016
 
a list of 51 people
created 28 Jan 2011
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Ed Ames's work have you seen?

User Polls

Photos

Known For

Daniel Boone Mingo / Taramingo
(1964-1968)
The War Wagon Soundtrack
(1967)
McCloud Abel Hollister
(1974)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (19 credits)
 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
- Sodom and Gomorrah (1979) ... Lot
- Abraham's Sacrifice (1979) ... Lot
 1974 Kodiak (TV Series)
- Chains of Ice (1974)
 1974 McCloud (TV Series)
Abel Hollister
- The Colorado Cattle Caper (1974) ... Abel Hollister
 1973 The Starlost (TV Series)
Mr. Smith
- Mr. Smith of Manchester (1973) ... Mr. Smith
 1960-1969 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Singer
- Episode #22.23 (1969)
- Episode #21.25 (1968) ... Singer
- Episode #13.28 (1960) ... (as The Ames Brothers)
 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)
Show Show Soundtrack (7 credits)
Show Show Self (42 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Gary Geld, Peter Udell and James Lee Barrett's musical, "Shenandoah," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Christine Ebersole and Deborah Combs in the cast. Philip Rose was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

The Ames Brothers | Edmon Ames | the Ames Brothers

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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

Trivia:

As a solo recording artist for RCA Victor in the 1960s, he had four top-twenty hits on the national charts, "Try to Remember" and "Time, Time" in 1966, "My Cup Runneth Over" in 1967, and "Who Will Answer?" in 1968. See more »

Trademark:

Deep, rich, baritone voice

Nickname:

The Boston Baritone

Star Sign:

Cancer

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed