Annie Ross (I) (1930–2020)

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Annie Ross was born on July 25, 1930 in Mitcham, Surrey, England as Annabelle McCauley Allan Short. She was an actress, known for Short Cuts (1993), Superman III (1983) and Throw Momma from the Train (1987). She was married to Sean Lynch. She died on July 21, 2020 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Short Cuts Tess Trainer / Vocals - Annie Ross & The Low Note Quintet
Pump Up the Volume Loretta Creswood


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 1996 The Ring of Truth (TV Movie)
 1994 Blue Sky
 1993 Short Cuts
Tess Trainer / Vocals - Annie Ross & The Low Note Quintet
 1992 The Player
Annie Ross
 1992 The New WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Carrie Caravella
- Mama Was a Rolling Stone (1992) ... Carrie Caravella
 1991 Basket Case 3
Granny Ruth
 1990 Pump Up the Volume
Loretta Creswood
 1990 Basket Case 2
Granny Ruth
 1988 Witchery
Rose Brooks
 1988 Trading Hearts
 1987 Throw Momma from the Train
Mrs. Hazeltine
 1985 Function Room (TV Mini-Series)
- Movie Queen (1985)
 1983 Funny Money
Diana Sharman
 1983 Superman III
 1982 Month of the Doctors (TV Mini-Series)
Penny Pinneo
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Penny Pinneo
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Penny Pinneo
 1981 The Good Companions (TV Mini-Series)
Ethel Georgia
- Salvage Work (1981) ... Ethel Georgia
 1979-1980 Charles Endell, Esq (TV Series)
- If You Can't Join 'Em Beat 'Em (1980) ... Dixie
- Stuff Me a Flamingo (1980) ... Dixie
- Slaughter on Piano Street (1979) ... Dixie
 1979 Yanks
Red Cross Lady
 1978 Send in the Girls (TV Series)
Velma Hardy
- Goosepimples (1978) ... Velma Hardy
- Chickabiddy (1978) ... Velma Hardy
- Beware the Gentle People (1978) ... Velma Hardy
- Away All Boats (1978) ... Velma Hardy
- A Hardy Breed of Girl (1978) ... Velma Hardy
 1978 The Ghosts of Motley Hall (TV Series)
Darlene Dewey
- Skeleton in the Cupboard: Part 2 (1978) ... Darlene Dewey
- Skeleton in the Cupboard: Part 1 (1978) ... Darlene Dewey
- Family Tree (1978) ... Darlene Dewey
 1977 The Sunday Drama (TV Series)
 1976 Crown Court (TV Series)
Theresa Gibson
- Auld Lang Syne: Part 1 (1976) ... Theresa Gibson
 1976 Salon Kitty
Kitty Kellermann (singing voice)
 1975 Alfie Darling
 1974 Dead Cert
Mrs. Mervyn (uncredited)
 1974 The Beast Must Die
Caroline Newcliffe (voice, uncredited)
 1972 Bluebeard
Dubbing (voice, uncredited)
 1969 The Stiffkey Scandals of 1932 (TV Movie)
The jazz singer
 1965 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
- A Fistful of Trouble (1965) ... Vanessa
 1965 The Saint (TV Series)
Annie Ross
- The Happy Suicide (1965) ... Annie Ross
 1964 Festival (TV Series)
Voice of the Angel
- Everyman (1964) ... Voice of the Angel (voice)
 1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Ellie Dafoe
- Where Are They Now (1964) ... Ellie Dafoe
 1943 Presenting Lily Mars
Rosie (as Annabelle Logan)
 1940 Cinderella's Feller (Short)
Singer (as Annabelle Logan)
 1937 Our Gang Follies of 1938 (Short)
Loch Lomond Singer
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Other Works:

She acted in Luigi Pirandello's play, "Tonight We Improvise," in a Chichester Festival Production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, West Sussex, England with Keith Michell, Keith Baxter, Alfred Marks, and Miriam Karlin in the cast. Peter Coe was director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Annabella Logan | Annabelle Logan

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Personal Quote:

On being awarded NEA Jazz Master honor in 2010; "Aside from my American citizenship, which I received in 2001, I can think of no greater honor I could receive from my country."


She was awarded the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Award in 2010. See more »


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