Elsa Raven (1929–2020)


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Elsa Raven was born on September 21, 1929 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA as Elsa Rabinowitz. She is known for her work on Back to the Future (1985), The Amityville Horror (1979) and Titanic (1997). She died on November 2, 2020 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Back to the Future Clocktower Lady
(1985)
The Amityville Horror Mrs. Townsend
(1979)
Titanic Ida Straus
(1997)
Twilight Zone: The Movie Nurse No. 2 (segment "Kick the Can")
(1983)

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 2011 They're with Me (Short)
Great Great Grandma Fanny Feiner
 2011 Answers to Nothing
Mrs. Harrison
 2009 Dead Game (Short)
Boogie
 2008 ER (TV Series)
Rosemary Smalls
- Believe the Unseen (2008) ... Rosemary Smalls
 2006 Miriam
Aunt Levya
 2005 The Cutter
Mrs. Rosen
 2005 Laying Down Arms (Short)
Ester
 2004/I The Last Full Measure (Short)
 2004 Everybody Loves Raymond (TV Series)
Mrs. Lopman
- Debra at the Lodge (2004) ... Mrs. Lopman
 2003 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Miss Tidwell
- Jeaneology (2003) ... Miss Tidwell
 2002 The 4th Tenor
Mama
 2001 Italian Ties
Grandma
 2000 Going Home (TV Movie)
Mrs. Pauly
 1999 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Old Lady with White Rabbit
- White Rabbit (1999) ... Old Lady with White Rabbit
 1994-1999 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Lucille / Mrs. Johannsen / Chief Guard
- Episode #1.8534 (1999) ... Lucille
- Episode #1.8532 (1999) ... Lucille
- Episode #1.8497 (1999) ... Lucille
- Episode #1.8495 (1999) ... Lucille
- Episode #1.8485 (1999) ... Lucille
 1999 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Elderly Woman
- Scandal (1999) ... Elderly Woman
 1999 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series)
Aunt Florence
- Dick Solomon of the Indiana Solomons (1999) ... Aunt Florence
 1997 Titanic
Ida Straus
 1995 One Night Stand
Mrs. Salvatore
 1995 The Rockford Files: A Blessing in Disguise (TV Movie)
Sarah Lanka
 1994 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Mom
- The Mom and Pop Store (1994) ... Mom
 1994 Madman of the People (TV Series)
Mrs. Mueller
- Birthday in the Big House (1994) ... Mrs. Mueller
- Murder Most Fowl (1994) ... Mrs. Mueller
 1994 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Jarina Venvenich
- Larry Loses a Friend (1994) ... Jarina Venvenich
 1993 Fearless
Grey Haired Lady
 1993 In the Line of Fire
Booth's Landlady
 1993 Sisters (TV Series)
Madame Sophie
- The Cold Light of Day (1993) ... Madame Sophie
 1993 Indecent Proposal
Citizenship Student
 1993 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Mrs. Kobolakis
- Bump in the Night (1993) ... Mrs. Kobolakis
 1992 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Ida Pollock
- Hilary Gets a Life (1992) ... Ida Pollock
 1991 Dear John (TV Series)
Barbara Olafson
- Kate's Cop (1991) ... Barbara Olafson
 1991 Another You
Volunteer
 1991 Davis Rules (TV Series)
Mrs. Hilliard
- Take This Job and Love It (1991) ... Mrs. Hilliard
 1991 Get a Life (TV Series)
Marta
- Roots (1991) ... Marta
 1990 Matters of the Heart (TV Movie)
Dean
 1990 Descending Angel (TV Movie)
Vera
 1987-1990 Wiseguy (TV Series)
Carlotta Terranova Aiuppo / Carlotta Aiuppo / Carlotta Terranova
- Fruit of the Poisonous Tree: Part 2 (1990) ... Carlotta Aiuppo
- Fruit of the Poisonous Tree: Part 1 (1990) ... Carlotta Aiuppo
- Battle of the Barge (1989) ... Carlotta Terranova Aiuppo
- A Rightful Place (1989) ... Carlotta Terranova Aiuppo
- Le Lacrime D'Amore: Part 2 (1989) ... Carlotta Terranova Aiuppo
 1988-1990 Amen (TV Series)
Inga
- The Deacon's Confession (1990) ... Inga
- Trouble in Paradise (1990) ... Inga
- Deacon's Dilemma (1990) ... Inga
- Moving In (1990) ... Inga
- The Talent Show (1990) ... Inga
 1989 TV 101 (TV Series)
Mrs. Gannon
- First Love: Part 2 (1989) ... Mrs. Gannon
 1988 Freddy's Nightmares (TV Series)
Mrs. Wildmon
- Freddy's Tricks and Treats (1988) ... Mrs. Wildmon
 1988 The Moderns
Gertrude Stein
 1987 The Judge (TV Series)
Maude Simpson
- Kidpower (1987) ... Maude Simpson
 1987 Nothing in Common (TV Series)
Ms. Potter
- Birthday, She Wrote (1987) ... Ms. Potter
 1987 Destination America (TV Movie)
 1986 Hunter (TV Series)
Miss Montgomery
- The Setup (1986) ... Miss Montgomery
 1986 Family Ties (TV Series)
Mildred Atkins
- Checkmate (1986) ... Mildred Atkins
 1985 Creator
Mrs. Mallory
 1985 Back to the Future
Clocktower Lady
 1985 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Ms. Zabenko
- An Investment in Caring (1985) ... Ms. Zabenko
 1983-1984 The A-Team (TV Series)
Clara Dickerson / Dr. Marian Ericson
- Sheriffs of Rivertown (1984) ... Clara Dickerson
- Pros and Cons (1983) ... Dr. Marian Ericson
 1984 The Rousters (TV Series)
 1984 Ernie Kovacs: Between the Laughter (TV Movie)
Mrs. Shotwell
 1984 A Streetcar Named Desire (TV Movie)
Nurse
 1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie
Nurse No. 2 (segment "Kick the Can")
 1983 Buffalo Bill (TV Series)
Theresa Gallardo
- Buffalo Beat (1983) ... Theresa Gallardo
 1983 Second Thoughts
Large Nurse
 1978-1982 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Miss Beck / Miss Coroner Judge / Nurse Angela Davenport
- Give Me Your Weak (1982) ... Miss Beck
- Hot Ice (1979) ... Miss Coroner Judge
- Death by Good Intentions (1978) ... Nurse Angela Davenport
 1982 Capitol (TV Series)
Gabriela (1982)
 1982 Million Dollar Infield (TV Movie)
Dr. Isabel Armen
 1981 Paternity
Pre-natal Nurse
 1981 American Pop
Hannele
 1980 Archie Bunker's Place (TV Series)
Mrs. Simmons
- Hiring the Housekeeper (1980) ... Mrs. Simmons
 1980 Fatso
Phil's Wife
 1979 The Amityville Horror
Mrs. Townsend
 1979 Firepower
Tourist
 1979 The Cracker Factory (TV Movie)
Dalton
 1971-1973 Medical Center (TV Series)
Blanche / Large Patient
- Question of Guilt (1973) ... Blanche
- Secret Heritage (1971) ... Large Patient
 1972 A Fan's Notes
Deborah
 1971 Lady Liberty
Policewoman (uncredited)
 1971 The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight
Mrs. Water Buffalo
 1971 Such Good Friends
Transfusion donor nurse (uncredited)
 1970 The Honeymoon Killers
Matron
 1966-1968 New York Television Theatre (TV Series)
The Maid
- Apple Pie (1968)
- The Lesson (1966) ... The Maid
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Tessie (1986)
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