Leon Ames

actor (1902-1993)
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Leon Ames (born Harry L. Wycoff;[1][2][3] January 20, 1902 – October 12, 1993) was an American movie and television actor. He was known for his roles in Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946), Little Women (1949), On Moonlight Bay (1951) and By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953).

Leon Ames
Leon Ames in The Postman Always Rings Twice trailer.jpg
President of the Screen Actors Guild
In office
1957–1958
Preceded byWalter Pidgeon
Succeeded byHoward Keel
Personal details
Born
Harry Wycoff

(1902-01-20)January 20, 1902
Portland, Indiana, U.S.
DiedOctober 12, 1993(1993-10-12) (aged 91)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Spouse(s)Christine Gossett (1938-1993; his death; 2 children) (1912-2005)
OccupationActor

ReferencesEdit

  1. U.S. Federal Census for 1910 for Fowler, Center Township, Benton County, State of Indiana, access via Ancestry.com
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2011-07-18.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. Cameron-Wilson, James; Speed, F. Maurice (1994), Film Review 1994-5, Great Britain: Virgin Books, p. 162, ISBN 0-86369-842-5

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