Ellen Albertini Dow, Rapping Grandma from 'Wedding Singer,' Dies at 101
Albertini Dow's manager tells THR the centenarian actress passed away yesterday.
Ellen Albertini Dow, famous for her role as the rapping grandmother in The Wedding Singer, has died, her manager, Juliet Green, has confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.
Green tells THR Albertini Dow passed away yesterday. She was 101.
Green's career began in the 1970s in New York. She landed her first big TV role in the 1980s reboot of The Twilight Zone and later appeared in films like My Blue Heaven and Sister Act. She also appeared on TV shows like Moonlighting, Murphy Brown, The Golden Girls and The Wonder Years.
Albertini Dow is perhaps best known for her role as the grandma in The Wedding Singer, in which she famously rapped lines from "Rapper's Delight."